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Sunday Writing Prompt “5 by 5” – Kevin the Squirrel and Darlene.

Include the answers to these questions in a story or poem An item you just can’t live without Your favourite snack A bit of wisdom for the youths of today A coincidence that unites two people Your favourite word   … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #39 – An Unhappy Crisp.

My aged companion, Crisp, was livid, upset and downright unhappy. I have to say an unhappy Crisp was not a pleasant sight. It was all to do with a cruise she booked. The brochure promised, whale watching, reef viewing and … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver – #235 – 8th August – Roller Coaster – The Death of a Father.

He was standing beside the door to the chapel when he first heard her say it. It was a fine September day, and his dad had just been laid to rest. “Grief,” she said, “It’s a real roller coaster of … Continue reading

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100 Word Wednesday: Week 132 – The Lone Saxophonist

When a lone saxophonist plays in a forest who is listening? If he hits a wrong note, does anyone care? I wondered these things as I looked at this image. Will the trees react? The birds fly off? To the … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #275 – An Addled Mind

The day started off okay. Then by midday, it had begun to unravel. It should have been plain sailing, one task after another, no different from one day to another. But when the question was asked? Why is this so? … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction for the Purposeful Practitioner: Week #31 – Old Hugo

Image: https://morguefile.com/creative/GaborfromHungary/47/all _DSC7938   Old Hugo was the last of the big trout. He had eluded fishermen for years. Johnno was an expert on fly fishing, having created some sought after flies. Johnno took it upon himself to get his … Continue reading

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Wordle #145 – A Load of Hogwash.

This week’s words: Separation  Wiggle  Wash  Surveillance Grudge  Feral  Chills Wedge  Gurgling  Upcoming  Hogwash Enforce “What a load of hogwash,” shouted the detective surveying the scene. It was clear the surveillance of the crime scene had been a futile process. … Continue reading

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