Monthly Archives: July 2018

Three Things Challenge, 31 July 2018

Today’s things are: meat loaf, soup, stealing Today Miss Teresa sent us home from school with the strangest of requests. We had to steal a meatloaf and turn it into soup. My mum, known affectionately around the neighbourhood as Morphy, short … Continue reading

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Twittering Tale #95 – Raindrops on Glass – 31 July 2018

Photo by markusspiske at Pixabay.com The future looked a blur as if deliberately hidden, disguised to keep me guessing. Every possibility remained It was not as if hope was lost. Searching for it was going to an effort more than … Continue reading

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End of Summer*

Image: Google images labelled for reuse It finally arrives, For some the disappointment of the looming winter For others relief The stinking hot days are over Replaced by the enticing prospect of cooler nights. We gather up summer Pack it … Continue reading

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Wordle #205 – The Potato

This week’s words: Potatoes Scrimshank ((v.) to avoid one’s obligations/duties; to shirk) Malign Review Operation Larder Cellmate Mail Torporific (n.)) causing lethargy) Negligible Panting Martyr The potatoes were a much-maligned vegetable in the pantry of life. They were often consigned … Continue reading

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Three Things Challenge, 30 July 2018

Today’s things are: buzz, July, load Today marked the start of week two of our school term. July was passing into August, and in front of us Miss Teresa had a look that said: “OMG, another eight weeks with this lot.” … Continue reading

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A Musical WATW – When Jono Came Home.

“Comin’ Home” Montana Tunesmith You could have cut the excitement in the air with a knife it was that strong. Jono was coming home, and everyone was on edge, bubbling with excitement and rushing around doing all that could to … Continue reading

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Three Things Challenge, 29 July 2018

Today’s things are: mirror, submarine, octopus  Our teacher Miss Teresa decided we would go on an excursion to the naval base down in the city. We were all super excited and looked our best on the appointed day. Before we embarked … Continue reading

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