Welcome to my weekly photo prompt! Every Monday I will share a photo which I like, and taking it as a starting point, I'll endeavour to come up with a piece of creative writing. This might be a 100 word story, a poem, haiku, limerick or longer piece - I'm not setting any rules apart from … Continue reading Weekly Photo Prompt: secret garden
This looks fun. I just discovered a new weekly blogging prompt, Song Lyric Sunday from Helen Espinosa, a writer and blogger in Utah. The idea is simply that every Sunday you share the lyrics of a song you like on a particular theme. This week's is a song that makes you think of someone you love … Continue reading Song Lyric Sunday: a song for someone you love
I’ve had my fair share of underwhelming experiences trying to organise family days out at museums. Last weekend I think I finally got it right with a great afternoon out at Leeds City Museum! These are my five top tips for making the most of one of these free tourist attractions on our doorstep. Make sure … Continue reading Family Days Out in Leeds: Leeds City Museum
I love taking part in this Weekly Limerick Challenge! Definitely going to have a go at this week’s!
I am happy to have you all back in the limerick challenge, we had a good number of participants this week, yay for that!
If you have not already done so, click here, to view all the limerick submissions for Week 28. Now, let’s get on to take a look at the Top 5 limericks from last week’s challenge.
And the limerick superstar of this week………….*drumrolls please* Frank of Poetry, Short Prose and Walking with this amazing limerick.
Some humor shines best when it’s sunny.
Others want rain thick and runny.
We’re soaked when the skies
Shed big tears through God’s eyes
From His laughter. He thought we were funny.
Congratulations to Frank – the Limerick Superstar of the week!
Followed by Vandana of My Feelings My Freedom and Indira…
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Got fired. Came home. Kicked cat. This is my entry to the Six Word Story Challenge posted by Nicola at Sometimes Stellar Storyteller. I've missed this - the scribblings, crossings out and at last the eureka moment when you nail those six perfect words! Glad you're back Nicola!
some thoughts on Top Girls and female prime ministers
Had to re blog this. Absolutely brilliant!
Drink a pint with Farage, he's your mate Who says Brexit will make Britain great. He's retiring, job done, And the prize that he's won Will be bendy bananas, not straight. This limerick was written for my weekly photo prompt. Every Monday I share a photo which I like, and taking it as a … Continue reading Weekly Photo Prompt: Bananas
Only a man harrowing clods In a slow silent walk With an old horse that stumbles and nods Half asleep as they stalk Only thin smoke without flame From the heaps of couch grass; Yet this will go onward the same Though Dynasties pass Yonder a maid and her wight Come whispering … Continue reading “In Time of the Breaking of Nations” – Thomas Hardy