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Weekly Smile – (TTC #965)

It’s been a long time since we gave caution a long throw and took off for an impromptu escape. This weekend, Boyfriend spotted that there was a freestyle Jive dance […]

On Patience – (Tanka Tuesday #273)

Tested Facts support you. Temper the need to act, Before you gather evidence, Eschew Folk wisdom that stymies the truth. Such, it is salient, To acquire Patience. (Butterfly Cinquain) Poem […]

Weekly Smile – (TTC #958)

The garden winked this weekend; the weather was too good to ignore it.  We set to the back lawn with shears for a short back and sides.  A few obvious […]

Pure White – (Tanka Tuesday #272)

Associated with perfection, It symbolises; chastity, Honesty, cleanliness, good. Personified by the Unicorn and lamb; All religions Adopt it  Such is White! (Nonet) Poem prompted by Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Challenge […]

Weekly Smile – (TTC #951)

After last week’s lovely time in Bath, we are back to earth this Mayday weekend. This wet and windy Sunday, was spent clearing out the garage once again – this […]

Game Over – (Tanka Tuesday #271)

Be prepared For swift reactions, To your move. Don’t assume That, when you take advantage, They will be asleep. (Shadorma) Poem prompted by Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Challenge #271. This week, […]

Weekly Smile – (TTC #930)

We took Franny out for a long weekend; it had been planned for some time. Saturday saw Bath V Northampton rugby; twas a forgone conclusion we’d lose; so no major […]

Weekly Smile – (TTC #930)

I did write a Weekly Smile, when I was in Italy last week! Just found that the Internet system beat me! I didn’t have my lap top – just had […]

Army Dreamers (Song Lyric Sunday)

Ever since Kate Bush first launched on the music scene in 1978 with Wuthering Heights, I loved her theatrics. This is from the same album, not the release video but […]

On Smiles (Tanka Tuesday #268)

Radiant smiles bring joy, They spread a golden verve, All those it tints deserve In ardor, bask. (Abhanga) Poem prompted by Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Challenge #268. This week, the challenge […]

Weekly Smile – (TTC #909)

Not being one to brag but … I am quite pleased with my smile this week. This is Skadi who has a pre-density to scratch the the dining room wall […]

Weekly Smile – (TTC #902)

Loving the new robust looking greenhouse. It took, pretty much, three days to erect. That is forever; compared to the three hours that was spent on the flimsy one; (that […]

Perfect Panacea (Tanka Tuesday #264)

A great many people, Dwell on little, Yet enjoy fruitful lives. Money is no perfect panacea To life’s problems. Happiness can’t be bought – It’s not for sale. (twisted abhang) […]

Weekly Smile – (TTC #895)

Well, well, well what to choose from this week’s smiles that fit the prompts? It is harsh to find grins when there is so much angst in the world … […]

Green (Tanka Tuesday #263)

sown seedlings peek out – immature, yet to blossom into pulchritude. (Haiku/Senryu) Poem prompted by Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Challenge #263. This week, the theme is Colour Poetry and the prompt […]

Weekly Smile – (TTC #888)

The overarching frown this week has been the narrative of Russia invading Ukraine. For those of you who don’t know, I don’t sleep well and often have the BBC news […]

Transitions (Tanka Tuesday #262)

Step into your public’s shoes, Understand their needs; Where are they – on their journey? Noting specific feedback … That moves them from there to now! (Tanka) Poem prompted by […]

Weekly Smile – (TTC #881)

Darn it! Missed last week’s weekly smile and three things challenge AGAIN! I did mention two week’s ago it was becoming a habit. Heyho! I ran out of energy, I’m […]

Weekly Smile – (TTC #867)

I missed last week’s weekly smile – again.  At this rate it will become a habit – if, that is – I am not too careful.  I had thought that […]

Weekly Smile – (TTC #839)

Over the last couple of months; since I purchased a new sewing machine, I have got back into crafting. My crafting is not intricate. I don’t made beautiful cards or […]

Teenage Wildlife (Song Lyric Sunday)

Teenage Wildlife was track on the Scary Monster album. This was the first Bowie album I bought on release. I’m not sure that I ‘got’ how good this track was […]

Weekly Smile – (TTC #839)

Boyfriend and I took Franny to Bath for the weekend, despite the poor weather outlook on Saturday.  Late afternoon, we made for the magnificent 15th Century abbey where, by luck, […]

Weekly Smile – (TTC #832)

Last year, Boyfriend and his boy bought season tickets to watch their favourite rugby team, Bath. It’s not been a good run for them so far. This included the Boxing […]

Weekly Smile – (TTC #818)

We had friends to stay on Saturday night. They had met up with their oldies in Weymouth for a cuddly catch up earlier that day, then came to ours for […]

Weekly Smile – (TTC #811)

I have blog block … again! To be honest, I don’t think there is a better time to get it. There’s so much going on with Christmas just around the […]

TVC 15 (Song Lyric Sunday)

“TVC 15” is a song by English musician David Bowie, released on his 1976 album Station to Station. RCA Records later released it as the second single from the album on 30 April 1976. The upbeat […]

Weekly Smile – (TTC #797)

We got to go on holiday last week. It’d been planned for quite some time; an invitation to join our great friends, Linda and Stevie; at a country lodge in […]

School (Song Lyric Sunday)

Supertramp is a British rock band formed in 1969 under the name Daddy before renaming themselves in early 1970. Though their music was initially categorised as progressive rock, they have […]

Weekly Smile – (TTC #790)

Well, here we all are, after pretty much, two years of not seeing my family, due to “life” and Covid restrictions. The two little ones at the front are sharing […]

Weekly Smile – (TTC #783)

It’s been a couple of weeks since posted the weekly smile.  Apologies to all you kind peeps, who follow this regular update! 😉  There has been nothing of sort to […]