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Weekly Smile – (3TC #608)

Dear Dad It’s a year ago this morning that you left us.  Although, you may well have thought we’d left you sooner.  It was difficult to let you know how […]

Ice Bath – (Weekly Haiku Prompt #358)

Increase endorphins, Lower heart, rapid beating – Plunge into ice bath. (Haiku) Post inspired by Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku prompt #358 – RAPID & PLUNGE. Click through for the rules, if you […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #601)

It’s been quite a week. First off, last Saturday, we all dressed up for the Streetwise HR Christmas party! To be fair … it isn’t Christmas and it was a […]

Just One Step – (Tanka Tuesday#225)

When fear saps your zest, And you feel, oh so hopeless; No longer alive – Go take a step; just one step, Because action will best angst. (Tanka) Poem prompted […]

Sleep! – (Weekly Haiku Prompt #357)

Memory leaking … How high is your refresh rate? Go to sleep sooner. (Senryu) Post inspired by Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku prompt #357 – HIGH & REFRESH. Click through for the rules, […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #594)

I stayed with my Mother the whole of last week, thankful that whilst her recovery is nowhere near as simple as last time, her hip is beginning to mend. Between […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #587)

Willow, Mum’s hearing dog is now back home and so am I, as it is my turn to keep an eye out for her, Mum that is, whilst she recovers […]

Pawn – (Six Sentence Story #157)

The soul of the Chess board, The unwitting Pawns Unique arrangement will prevail or call quits. In this battle of wits … Overlook them not. -o0o- Unpredictable are Both Bishops […]

Ode to the Sunflower – (Tanka Tuesday#223)

Tilting face, Smiling at the sun, Growing strong, Standing tall, Producing sumptuous seeds – You lift our spirits. (Shadorma) Poem prompted by Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Challenge. This weeks theme “Pick […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #580)

The weekly smile goes to Willow, my Mother’s adorable hearing dog. She has joined our household, just for a while, whilst Mum recovers from a second fall and hip operation, […]

Oh No! – (Monday Limerick #56)

Help! I’m in need of a nurse,This pain is getting much worse,If it doesn’t heal,I might just repeal,Instead, call straight for the hearse! (Limerick) (Just kidding – we all hope […]

Random – (One-Liner Wednesday)

“Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.” ― Margaret Mead Post inspired by Linda’s One-Liner Wednesday – RANDOM. Do click through for the rules if you, too, […]

Stubborn – (Monday Limerick #55)

The ‘amazing’, red head, Mary Jane, Knew not, that Spiderman stopped the train, Her trust was slighted, Their love was blighted; Pride swallowing is not what she’d deign! (Limerick) Post […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #573)

I don’t know whether it’s anything to do with the second phase of lockdown, lift off but all of my projects seem to be drawing to an end … at […]

I’ve Been Shot – (One-Liner Wednesday)

“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.”  – Jane Goodall Post inspired by Linda’s One-Liner Wednesday – PROMPT […]

Contemplation – (Tanka Tuesday#221)

Take a look around If you ever feel hopeless No need to go far Bliss is there to discover On mindful contemplation (Tanka) Poem prompted by Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Challenge […]

Make Shift – (Weekly Haiku Prompt #353)

At some point branch out – Move beyond what’s expected, Making swift such change (Senryu) Post inspired by Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku prompt #353 – Branch & Swift ). Click through for […]

Sportsmanship – (Monday Limerick #53)

The tennis champ, Lindsay Davenport,Whether she was on, or off the court,Would take it on the chin,If she didn’t quite win,And was always a jolly good sport! (Limerick) Post inspired […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #566)

Meet Skadi – the monster disguised in pretty pussy cat’s clothing. Yesterday, I saw her diligently staring at the compost bin, for ages. I had a little chuckle. I knew […]

Sunday – (Song Lyric Sunday)

Sunday is the opening track to Heathen, which marked the return of producer Tony Visconti, who’d co-produced many of Bowie’s classic albums in the 1970s. Visconti recalled to Uncut magazine June 2008 about […]

Spring is Sprung – (One-Liner Wednesday)

“Don’t go through life, grow through life.” – Eric Butterworth Post inspired by Linda’s One-Liner Wednesday – PROMPT Spring is Sprung. Do click through for the rules if you, too, […]

Driving Home – (Tanka Tuesday#220)

For utmost impact Make sure you’re exact, Keep words both simple and clear. To drive a point home In full monochrome; You need to be ‘quite’ austere. -o0o- A spelling […]

Contemplation – (Tanka Tuesday#221)

Take a look around If you ever feel hopeless No need to go far Bliss is there to discover On mindful contemplation (Tanka) Poem prompted by Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Challenge […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #559)

Since lockdown last year, Boyfriend and I have been working on the garden, I can’t believe how much we have got done on this adventure and … how much ‘still’ […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #580)

The weekly smile goes to Willow, my Mother’s adorable hearing dog. She has joined our household, just for a while, whilst Mum recovers from a second fall and hip operation, […]

Top Gear – (Six Sentence Story #153)

Tis comfortable to be in cruise control, But do take note of complacency creep. Keep a keen look out for that darn pothole, That’ll swallow you in a micro-sleep. -o0o- […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #587)

Willow, Mum’s hearing dog is now back home and so am I, as it is my turn to keep an eye out for her, Mum that is, whilst she recovers […]

Weekly Smile – (3TC #566)

Meet Skadi – the monster disguised in pretty pussy cat’s clothing. Yesterday, I saw her diligently staring at the compost bin, for ages. I had a little chuckle. I knew […]

Pawn – (Six Sentence Story #157)

The soul of the Chess board, The unwitting Pawns Unique arrangement will prevail or call quits. In this battle of wits … Overlook them not. -o0o- Unpredictable are Both Bishops […]