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Category: Table Topics

Discussion story prompts of around 300 words

Weekly Smile – (3TC #489)

Last week, if I am honest, there wasn’t too much to smile about; there was an awful lot of angst one way or another. What’s more, whilst most of the […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #447)

On this spot in January 2021 – nothing amazing happened, it was a week of crossing off a whole load of little easy peasy jobs that so needed doing. Like […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #447)

I’ve been planning it, pretty much since August … when I say planning I probably mean ‘worrying’ about it. As usual, I finished honing the script on Wednesday – just […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #468)

Having started a huge project at the beginning of 2020 in the back garden, we are pleased that the end is almost in sight. Most of the work we have […]

Golden Years – (Song Lyric Sunday)

I have gone with another Bowie track, with tongue slightly in my cheek, given our current global position – however, there is always room for hope don’t you think? Musically, […]

Marginal – (Weekly Writing Prompt #190)

The difference between marvellous and brilliant was marginal but brilliant alliterated with the name of the product and that worked for her. It was all about putting bright ideas into […]

Mentors – (SSS & Rispetto Challenge)

Do not take notice of what’s making the rounds. If you really want to go the whole distance, Listen to how your heart sings, and how that sounds. Then, there’s […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #461)

We had a family get together on Boxing Day to bring Christmas joy to eight homes on both sides of the world. Five, here, in the UK at 10 in […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #454)

It’s been a week of myriad smiles.  Yay!  Although I do have to confess to having sobbed over a soppy film on Saturday called “About Time”.  I have subsequently bought […]

Languid – (Weekly Writing Prompt #188)

Her languid persona was something that really irritated her. It wasn’t so much that she thought her lazy; more that, her sister seemed to keep her figure without having to […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #447)

Awe! I got to have a get together with my Mum this week. The last time I saw her in real life was 20th September. She’ll be 90 next month, […]

Cherry Oh Baby – (Song Lyric Sunday)

I’ve gone with a cover of Eric Donaldson’s 1971 song by reggae group from England UB40. It’s on their 1983 album Labour Of Love. Feels like one of those ‘defining’ coming […]

Niggle – (Weekend Writing Prompt #187)

It had started to niggle, that rather irritating cough that wouldn’t go away – when working in the garden or worse when she left the house.  The brabbling drippy nose […]

Menu – (Six-Sentence Story)

The Christmas menu will be a little odd this year, there will be just the two of us and one has a shift on Christmas morning. We have planned a […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #440)

I have always chosen the first weekend of December to sort out the Christmas decorations. Every twinkling light, goes a long way to help ease the dark Winter nights that […]

Quixotic – (Weekend Writing Prompt #186)

The ballet was just beautiful to watch, so very sensual.  She had never experienced a ballet before. This one was quixotic; it made her eyes leak. (26-Word Micro-Story) Prompt inspired […]

Moonage Daydream – (Song Lyric Sunday)

Originally I found a brilliant video of EJ performing Crocodile Rock with the Muppets. Thought it would have been great to share, given our Covid reduced Panto season … sadly […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #433)

This week has been full of smiles. I can’t believe how many times we have had to move the lounge furniture this year. In out, in out; shake it all […]

I Love My Dog – (Song Lyric Sunday)

I’m going with Cat Stevens singing I Love My Dog – just because I love the simple irony … Cat Stevens (real name Steven Demetre Georgiou) was just 17 when […]

Dire – (Weekend Writing Prompt #185)

The muted muffle coming from the old record player was just dire.  We cleared off the dust inches, changed the stylus, rewired the speakers, to no avail; Pink Floyd still […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #426)

Our Christmas Cactus that sits in the middle of the bay window sill, in the lounge had bloomed with a wonderful cerise cascade of flowers. It was truly a centre […]

Babooshka – (Song Lyric Sunday)

I’ve chosen Babooshka for my song lyric this Sunday. I bought the amazing Kate Bush album Never Forever when it was launched in 1980. I was on a Debenham’s store […]

Wax – (Six Sentence Story #134)

Heyho! It turned out that the elusive first edition, signed Asimov Foundation Series novels were with, Malcolm, our first cousin on Dad’s side of the family. It came to light […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #421)

I’ve broken the blog block. Yay! Actually I mean podcast but it doesn’t alliterate. The last one was recorded three months ago; before I had my hand operated on. I […]