“Who knows what the future holds, eh?”
“I beg your pardon?”
She’d been about to hurry past him. Her head down against the rain, she’d barely noticed the man in the trilby hat walking towards her until he spoke. She looked at him suspiciously. Continue reading
If you’ve been reading my last couple of blog posts, here and here, you’ll know that I had signed myself and 11YO up for a 5km ‘Bubble Rush’ in aid of our local hospice. You’ll also be aware that I’m a bit of couch potato, and that the training was NOT going well. The big day was yesterday… so read on to find out how it went… Continue reading
Once, many years ago when I was an events fundraiser, I was tasked with putting together a training guide for runners taking part in the Great North Run. Thankfully, Google and various running friends and magazines were available, because if I’d had to produce a guide based on my own experience, I think it would have been something like this:
Delighted to have won last week’s Six Word Story Challenge with my thoughts on the theme “impulsive” – thank you everyone who voted, and well done to everyone else who contributes too – there’s always such a huge variety of interpretations of the prompt, I love reading them all.
Here’s my contribution for the Weekly Limerick Challenge set by MindandLifeMatters – this week’s is on the theme “dark”:
You can’t sleep when the moon doesn’t shine,
Your fear of the dark just like mine.
But some shadows are best
for a peaceful night’s rest –
because stars don’t just twinkle online.
(this Limerick is dedicated to my fabulously talented daughter, fellow blogger and insomniac, TwinklingStarOnline)
One good thing about the dark: spotting the International Space station and Jupiter above our house on a clear night!