Her children inherited all her flaws. My contribution to this week's Six Word Story Challenge from Sometimes Stellar Storyteller - and perhaps the failure that I fear most!
Month: January 2016
Weekly Limerick Challenge 4: Mist
This week's contribution to MindandLifeMatters Weekly Limerick Challenge is on the theme of mist. This got me thinking about the mental fog I have sometimes when I'm trying to write, so here's a limerick about writer's block! There are times when I sit down to write And my brain seems frozen with fright. My passion turns into a … Continue reading Weekly Limerick Challenge 4: Mist
Amazing People or What makes you special?
Had to share this. Love the bit about David Bowie!
Happiness, Health and Hypnosis
There has been a lot of talk in the media recently about some amazing people – mostly because they have just died. I’m referring to the sad loss of Lemmy, David Bowie and Alan Rickman. All three have had an impact on my life in some small or large way – I’m guessing they have had some impact on yours too.
They all had a gift to entertain. They were brilliant lights in a sometimes foggy world. They were the characters that we knew, and so much more besides. The only ones who really knew these people were the ones closest to them. Those people would probably be able to tell us a million other things that made them special too.
I was watching a program on children’s development. There was a little girl on there who had been born with one short foot. She had no toes and the…
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Weekly Limerick Challenge: Magic
It's good to be getting back into the swing of Mind and Life Matters 'Weekly Limerick Challenge'. This week's prompt is 'magic' and there's really only one magical character who comes to mind this week: An unloved child from his earliest days But a brave man in so many ways The master of potions Inspired my … Continue reading Weekly Limerick Challenge: Magic
The Edge of Nowhere book launch
IN BOOKSTORES AND ONLINE TODAY! Today I'm delighted to be helping to launch blogging friend C. H. Armstrong's first published novel. I've read the opening chapter and was gripped from the start, so will definitely be buying a copy! SYNOPSIS The year is 1992 and Victoria Hastings Harrison Greene—reviled matriarch of a sprawling family—is dying. … Continue reading The Edge of Nowhere book launch
Sunshine Bloggers Award
Thank you so much to Erin of Bubbles and Beebots blog who nominated me for the Sunshine Bloggers Award. It’s a grey and misty day here with the temperature hovering just above zero, so a little sunshine is definitely needed! Erin asked her nominees five questions. Here they are with my answers: What inspired you … Continue reading Sunshine Bloggers Award
Six word story challenge: Amusement
I came up with two ideas for this week's six word story challenge: "let's make sinning fun" God laughed. or, on a totally different theme: First, dolls. Later, boys. Finally, remembering. Why don't you head over to Sometimes Stellar Storyteller's blog and enter your own six word story?!
Six word story challenge: Sin
His eyes. That look. She knew. My offering for this week's "Six word story challenge" from Sometimes Stellar Storyteller Nicola. Why don't you enter too?
Too many finials?
A few days ago I reblogged "A Finial Moment" - a post from Stuart M. Perkins which I'd really enjoyed. If you haven't read it, do! He describes getting back in touch with his old memories through the physical presence of an object from the past - in this case a brass finial from the … Continue reading Too many finials?