Too late to take part in Saturday's competition set by Sometimes Stellar Storyteller, as I'm catching up after a week's holiday, but here is my take on the theme of regret: He never answered his father's letters.
Just for fun, I'm taking part in Sometimes Stellar Storyteller's new challenge to write a story in six words or less, based on a weekly prompt. The first prompt is this: "Write about a tricky situation". So here goes: My ex said: "You're the one" Why don't you have a try, and see what six … Continue reading My ex said: “You’re the one”
Today's challenge on Blogging101 was to take part in a new community blogging event. As it's been a long time since I wrote any fiction, I thought I'd try my hand at this one: https://mondaysfinishthestory.wordpress.com/ , a weekly flash fiction prompt which challenges you to carry on from an opening sentence - this week's being: "I … Continue reading Mondays Finish the Story: I see absolutely everything
Just to let everyone reading this know, I'm not the normal author. She will be back tomorrow. I also have my own blog tastyadvicedeathbychocolate99 and I have written a post on this site before, called An overall summary by a guest blogger. Go check that out. So my mum is doing this challenge called blogging101 which … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Cause, meet Effect
In this post, following on from the previous one, I want to pick apart this assumption that Jeremy Corbyn can't win a general election, because elections are won by having centrist policies which appeal to floating voters in the key marginals. Since 1945, in most elections the party which wins the majority usually does so … Continue reading We need to talk about Jeremy – part 2
I've been inspired to write this after reading Mark Fiddaman's hilarious satirical take-down of the anti-Corbyn camp. There's been a lot of doom-mongering, so this is my attempt to separate the rhetoric from the facts. The case against Jeremy Corbyn's leadership bid seems to be based on certain implicit assumptions made by those who remember … Continue reading We need to talk about Jeremy
History is a personal thing. To really understand the history of a place, you can't just read about it, you have to be part of it. Let me explain what I mean. I like the countryside, go for days out in the Yorkshire Dales, the Lake District whenever I can. But it's an alien place. I … Continue reading History is a personal thing