Monthly Archives: January 2015

Solidarity (Fairy Tale) – The Bare Necessities.

Image: Anita Wilcox. Solidarity Forever. Wikimedia. Dragon was furious. He’d had enough. Not only had Badinoff gone too far this time but he had insulted the dignity of all the kingdom’s dragons. It was in so many ways a restraint … Continue reading

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Challenge 2015 Week 5: 29 January – Splendid

Splendid! That word took me back to when I was a kid. Mr Fotheringham ran our local corner store and he had a habit of saying it whenever you purchased anything. It didn’t matter if it was an all-day sucker … Continue reading

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SoCS January 31/15 – Scene/Seen

This week’s prompt: “scene/seen.”  In the course of one’s life there are many things you can say you have seen and to pick one scene is always very difficult. But this prompt reminded me of a task I once set … Continue reading

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Guild Director (Tale Weaver Prompt) – The Fern Knitters Guild

Kral Dashen looked forlornly around the meeting room. As the surviving member of the Fern Knitters Guild things looked bleak if not desperate. If things didn’t change soon the Guild would become nothing but compost in the minds of the … Continue reading

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Eclectic Corner #5 Story Prompt – Fictional Writing – Sam Casey

Every morning like clockwork Sam Casey would park himself at the bottom of the staircase. So much of his life was driven by ritual. Prior to this current one he would appear at his masters feet each morning and sit … Continue reading

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100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups – Week#165 – Passports

This week’s prompt: ….the suitcase lay open….. Six a.m. Alarm. Today’s the day. Our big trip. Weeks of planning. Get up now, dress, breakfast, await the taxi. Our packing we finalised before bed. I hurry through my morning ritual, calling … Continue reading

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Photo Prompt #45 – Lily Pad – January 27, 2015

Image: Kylli Sparre You thought you could silence me? Such a dreamer. Even in death I will be heard. See me, Hear me No longer the cruel Heartless bitch you saw. I am afloat Reinvigorated Basking on a pond of … Continue reading

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Creative Expressions #7: Balderdash – Augerino

Choose one of the words below and create a believable meaning for it. Balderdash is one the great fun games. Zebub Stasivalent Augerino Zufolo Carriwitchet Augerino A small cup like instrument used in the extraction of sheep’s testicles. This device … Continue reading

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Scribe’s Cave Picture Prompt #57 – Dr Cutterstein

Image: Claude Beck’s early defibrillator Doctor Cutterstein looked down on the body lying on the slab in his laboratory. He had long wanted to try out his latest invention. His mechanical heart starter was ready. At last he thought the … Continue reading

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Mondays Finish the Story – January 26th, 2015 – Quiet Time

Finish the story begins with: “She was unaware that she was being watched.” Today she sat in the one spot in the forest that was hers, the place where she felt alone and in charge of herself even if it … Continue reading

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