Tag Archives: Family

January 18: Flash Fiction Challenge – Uncle Des.

January 18, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes boots. Whose boots are they, where do they go and what is their significance? Go where the prompt leads. Uncles Des threw his old … Continue reading

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Twittering Tale #67 – 16 January 2018 – “The Tree”

The tree is twisted and buckled like my family tree. From convicts to doctors and lawyers. You wonder the stories within it, did they like coming to Australia, did the summer heat surprise them was the temperate winter a reason … Continue reading

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Wot I Shot Wednesday

Recently I have been working on Family Tree and I took the above photo of my Grandfather grave stone. He died, in 1950, before I was born but he fought in WW1, was injured like so many, lost an eye … Continue reading

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#JusJoJan Daily Prompt – January 14th, 2018 – Ultimatum

Mum made it clear it was me or the dog, and she liked the dog. I saw the writing on the wall and promised to make my bed and clean my room more than once a year. She said that … Continue reading

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January 11: Flash Fiction Challenge – Wet Ink

January 11, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about wet ink. It can be artistic, writerly or something completely off-the-wall. Go where the prompt leads   My mother always said there was no point … Continue reading

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#SoCS & #JusJoJan Daily Prompt, Jan. 13th, 2018

Today our post is to be based on the sixth, seventh, and eighth word of the document closest to you.   Cook, emigrated, Australia   The document I have been looking at of late is an email from a distant … Continue reading

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#JusJoJan Daily Prompt – January 8th, 2018 – Pants

Pants It was clear to anyone who bothered to notice as to who wore the pants in the family. “You’ll make someone a good wife,” he was told as he shifted one child to a more comfortable spot on his … Continue reading

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