blogging, Motivational

Writing is Magical

Writing is magic, as much the water of life as any other creative art. The water is free. So drink. Drink and be filled up.Stephen King At work we have a new sub-editor checking our articles and after receiving the text about the new person on our team, it suddenly dawned on me that this… Continue reading Writing is Magical


Lightning Never Strikes Twice

They say lightning Never Strikes Twice in the Same Place - is that right? WRONG! It can and does strike the same place repeatedly — especially if it's a tall or isolated object. The Empire State Building is hit about 25 times per year. Lightning is spectacular - from a distance - this force of… Continue reading Lightning Never Strikes Twice


A Memory Linked to a Smell and Private Information

I recall one night she confidently declared to a hopeful beau she was a marine biologist. I am not doing Bloganuary. In eleven years of blogging, I've never participated. This year, I answered one bloganuary prompt. Posting daily is a big commitment, and I have a life outside of blogging. Besides, do readers actually want… Continue reading A Memory Linked to a Smell and Private Information


The Forbidden Cellar – Friday Fiction

PHOTO PROMPT © Roger Bultot It is not easy to tell a story in 100 words. If you are up for the challenge, head to Rochelle's blog and join in. Here is my take on the photo prompt: The Forbidden Cellar She thought it was wrong. She blamed her curiosity and the estate lawyer who… Continue reading The Forbidden Cellar – Friday Fiction


Street Smart is not Pool smart -Flash Non-Fiction

A True story A tropical hotel with a pool and a family on holiday.   Mum's reliant on seven-year-old Meeva, to watch younger sister, Jenny, as they play.  It's their custom back home. With Meeva’s help, two-year-old Jenny takes her soft toys for a swim. As Meeva swims laps, Jenny silently slips to the bottom.… Continue reading Street Smart is not Pool smart -Flash Non-Fiction


There’s Always One Joker in Every Crowd

The local museum had an interactive exhibit, mainly geared towards children. It comprised a large whiteboard on which children could hand-write a response to the following two questions: Tell us about your backyard. What changes have you (the children) made to your backyard, during COVID-19? I was interested in the children's responses so took a… Continue reading There’s Always One Joker in Every Crowd