WHISPER: One word prompt

I HATE hearing whispering!! I have always hated it. There is a particularly spitty p-p-p lip flapping whisper that my parents used when they had their early morning cuppa at about 6 am. They whispered because they thought it would not wake me up but when it DID they just kept whispering. I told themContinue reading “WHISPER: One word prompt”

Another one word prompt: Conversant

OK. I’m conversant with a lot of topics and issues. In fact some people call me a “know-it-all” but I DO know a lot about a variety of things and that’s definitely a fact! On quiz nights I’m quite handy except on sports and most things Hollywood. In my various jobs as a university lecturerContinue reading “Another one word prompt: Conversant”

The prompt is: Assay

This prompt immediately brought to mind the time when I discovered a tin of heavy metallic blobs among the assorted possessions of my deceased Uncle Norman. Uncle Norman was great to have as an uncle. He had no kids of his own and only a few nieces and nephews who lived a hundred or moreContinue reading “The prompt is: Assay”

Pink hearts, mechanical sheep and flamenco

[This was dashed off ages ago, but I’ve only just re-discovered it. I’ve had stacks of dreams since but this one marked the end of YEARS without memorable dreams. A landmark in the unconscious world you might say.] A dream, after all these years! This one was a strange mixture inspired by the movie I’veContinue reading “Pink hearts, mechanical sheep and flamenco”

Just bloody do something!!

[Instructions to self] I replied to a Facebook Friend’s post where she described getting stuck into a new quilting project with this: “It would be so lovely to feel “free” enough to embark on a much-anticipated project, to enjoy doing it and [eventually] completing it! My mental state these past few months just will notContinue reading “Just bloody do something!!”