Tag Archives: Family

Weekend Writing Prompt #16 – Colours

My Uncle Bill was one of those men best described as a colourful character. He lived alone, most of the time, though there was one woman who seemed to answer his call when needed. Most of the time Uncle Bill … Continue reading

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SoCS July 29/17 – limb

“Paddy, you haven’t a leg to stand on,” she said, “you were seen there, identified as the one there is no point denying it.” I stood and listened wondering what I could say that might get me out of this … Continue reading

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100 Word Wednesday: Week 29 – An Idyllic Spot

It was a day when nothing much happened. The tents were positioned for maximum shelter against the hot sun. The water lapped happily at the edge of the sand bank, the children frolicked and splashed in the cool waters, mothers … Continue reading

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Mundane Monday Challenge #119 : Learn Photography

My father and brother were both builders and so I have inherited a builders yard. Some things remain like this old cement mixer, its cover over the years subject to the whims of nature, mainly the wind. Taken for: https://trablogger.com/mundane-monday-challenge-119-learn-photography/

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Wordle #164 – Darcy Prattle

This week’s words: Climb Vague Sadness Perish Pangs  Nepenthe (n.)) A drug or drink, or the plant yielding it, mentioned by ancient writers as having the power to bring forgetfulness of sorrow or trouble. anything inducing a pleasurable sensation of forgetfulness, especially of sorrow … Continue reading

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Writespiration #124 52 Weeks in 52 Words Week 28 – Holiday

The challenge this week is to write about:  The Holiday Early morning, packed, lunches made, excitement mounting. After weeks of planning, we are off. Toilet stops and games in the car. Mum and dad singing. Thank goodness for headphones. The … Continue reading

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Wordle #163 – Harriet Bird

This week’s words: Bird Cassette Trail Bohemian Warrant Nascence (adj.)) Beginning to exist, develop.) Chide Illusory Everywhere Topple Clinch Insouciant (free from worry, concern, anxiety) When Harriet Bird woke and looked around, she found she was in the hospital. Still … Continue reading

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