Can you write a limerick about the future? That's the challenge set this week by Rashmi of MindandLifeMatters. This is what I came up with... Who knows what the years have in store? The future's a half-opened door. We'll step through one day And we'll look back and say: "I think I was happier before!"
Lifeboat? No need. The Titanic's unsinkable. My six word story for Sometimes Stellar Storyteller Nicola's weekly challenge - this week about an emergency. Head on over to read the other entries and while you're there, why not have a go yourself?
Belatedly, here's a post for Jackie of A Cooking Pot and Twisted Tales 'Echoes of my Neighbourhood' prompt. Last week we had a day trip to Liverpool. It's nearly two hours by train so by the time we arrived at Lime Street Station we didn't want to travel much further. Luckily there's plenty to see … Continue reading Echoes of My Neighbourhood: Liverpool
They thought themselves in charge... Wrong! Written for Sometimes Stellar Storyteller's weekly Six Word Story Challenge. Can you write a story about what it means to be human in six words or less?
This week Helen has prompted us to come up with a new song for Song Lyric Sunday which we've only recently heard for the first time. This one has really made me rack my brains! It's fair to say that my taste in music hasn't changed or expanded much in the last decade. I put … Continue reading Song Lyric Sunday: a new song
On June 24th we were reeling from a momentous decision. Since then there have been seismic changes in the fabric of our lives, our culture and our very sense of self... yes, on June 24th Dudley the Brexit cat arrived in our house and turned it all upside down. In the last six weeks, he's … Continue reading Am I the only person who sings to my cat?
Ripsaw teeth Cross cut teeth Cut clasp nail, tungsten carbide tipped and galvanized Gleaming in the air, honed and filed Beauty in industry Poetry forged in the shadow of empty mills City of steel and sharply angled hills Where every blade is work of art And every wall, a canvas. This piece was written for … Continue reading Weekly Photo Prompt: Steel
I missed last week's Song Lyric Sunday because I had to work 😦 so it's nice to take part again this week. Helen's suggested theme this time is a song about missing someone you love. There are so many possibilities! But as I've posted songs that remind me of my parents and my daughters in … Continue reading Song Lyric Sunday: a song about missing someone
Daddy, why won't Mummy stop crying? Written for the Six Word Story Challenge hosted by Sometimes Stellar Storyteller Nicola. Why don't you head over to her blog and check out the other entries?