Monthly Archives: November 2019

Crimson’s Creative Challenge #55 – Crisp and the Ancient Tree

Crisp, my aged companion, stood in front of the old tree and read: “The world’s oldest tree, estimated to be 900 years old.” The tree was old and scaly, it had its share pf nobbly bits and didn’t look happy … Continue reading

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #115 – A Weight off His Shoulders

The prompt is to write something that brought about a change in the life of a protagonist, family, community, nation or the world.  Through the numbness that went with the leaving there emerged a relief, a weight taken from his … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver – #251 – Jobs – 28th November – Someone Has To Do It.

It wasn’t the best job around, but as his mum had told him on his first day: “Someone has to do it.” She also reminded him the job needed to be done well as no one liked a sloppy worker. … Continue reading

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Sunday Writing Prompt – Overcoming Adversity

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” -Nelson Mandela It’s that time of the year down here with summer coming the bush fire season is upon us. It’s been unusually … Continue reading

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Crimsons’s Creative Challenge #54 – Crisp and the Cloisters.

“Cloisters,” said my aged companion, Crisp. She momentarily shuddered at the thought. We’d come to see the old Priory of the Blessed Sisters of the Deflowered Rose, and for Crisp, it brought back a lot of memories. “My parents send … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver – # 250 – Cup – 21st November – My Cup Runneth Over!

“My cup runneth over!” he exclaimed as we sat in the café on the presumption of enjoying morning tea together. It was happening again as it had the week before. In front of us, the coffee stain spread over the … Continue reading

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #113 – Grandad’s Glasses

Grandad was agitated. He was pacing back and forwards, from one room to another. The whole time he was muttering to himself, “I’m sure I had them this morning. Now they have to be here.” When we inquired as to … Continue reading

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