Monthly Archives: January 2016

Tale Weaver#49 – Fairy Tale Prompt – Prince Cyril

Image: © Rose’s Garden   Rose loved her garden and spent many hours pottering about planting, weeding, propagating and just admiring the results of her handiwork. She liked her garden; she knew all her plants and their personalities and had … Continue reading

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SoCS Jan. 16/16 – “what”

What? It was mum again, calling out in the middle of a conversation she was for one never a part of and two she wouldn’t have been able to contribute to, as she knew nothing about pedagogy. Roger from school … Continue reading

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FLASH FICTION FOR THE PURPOSEFUL PRACTITIONER: WEEK #3- 2016 – The Door

http://publicdomainarchive.com/public-domain-images-mountains-snow-birds-white-black-grey-fog/ The opening sentence for the January 15th Flash Fiction for the Purposeful Practitioner:  ” We were within a mile-and-a-half of the service roads when we found it.” A wooden door in the face of the rock. On opening, it was, as … Continue reading

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Music Friday #25: “Walk on the Wild Side” by Lou Reed – Sultry Girl

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RsVLIiI8Vfo   Sultry girl looks up from her mirror Spies the world flitting by Thinks I’m all but ready to go. Her eyes and lips smell of magic Intrigue and mystery from every pore She thinks who shall it be … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver #48: snow drops – Aunt Sally’s Garden

Image: snow drops by taleweavering   Aunt Sally grew snowdrops. And she grew them well. She was the only person in our street who could grow such things. It was doubly amazing as we lived at the time in tropical … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge # 95: January 12, 2016 – Yellow Orchids

I’m on my walk; it’s just on 6am The cool air is invigorating I’m surrounded by the silence of the morning Shattered by the occasional worker Driving through my thoughts. I pass by the gardens resplendent in orchids Their bright … Continue reading

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FFfAW – Week of January 12, 2016 – Casey’s Pool Table

The pool table in Casey’s Bar was always a challenge. Not only was the floor not square but Casey’s father had made the table with one side’s legs three millimetres shorter than the other side. Hence the table always looked … Continue reading

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Wordle #93 “January 11, 2016” – The Reverent Father

This week’s challenging words: Face Genitals Humiliate Sacrosanct (extremely sacred or inviolable: not to be entered or trespassed upon: above or beyond criticism, change, or interference) Hinder Genuflect (to bend the knee or touch one knee to the floor in reverence or worship. to express … Continue reading

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Music Friday #24: “I Will Possess Your Heart” by Death Cab for Cutie – The Very Same Thing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pq-yP7mb8UE   She spied him in a room of jumbled words Across the space of comments he was there Standing alone, looking nowhere His gormless fish out of water expression Gave her a rye smile. Curious she approached Said something … Continue reading

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SoCS Jan. 9/16 – Title – Cocoon

I don’t know why but when I saw the note about referring to a film Title my mind went straight to ‘Cocoon’ and the line I always loved when the grandfather is telling his grandson he is going away with … Continue reading

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