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”

No trip

    I couldn’t quite believe I would not go on our planned trip to Iceland when my back was playing up. I thought the back would get under control before we left and could I look after it well while we were away. But no, once we got into the “no withdrawal/no refund” periodContinue reading “No trip”