A fact of life!

written in response to #FPQ Over on Fandango's provocative question today the quandary posed is... What’s something you consider to be terrifying that you have come to accept as a fact of life?Fandango 20/1/20 As ive grown older there are many things that have terrified me at some point or another. When I were little... Continue Reading →

The good life!

written in response to #FPQ. 15/12/19. Over on #FPQ, today's thought provoking question is: What does living “the good life” mean to you? Do you think that you’re living “the good life”?Fandango 15/12/19 Fandango poses a great question today and it has me thinking about my life and how I really feel about it. Am... Continue Reading →

Censorship.

Written in response to #FPQ Do you feel that in today’s world — and perhaps in the part of the world in which you live — the freedom to articulate and express opinions and ideas without fear of retaliation, censorship, or legal sanction is being threatened?Fandango How often do we hear "Oh, You cant say... Continue Reading →

Should I just quit??

I dont know if I should do this anymore. I started writing because it helped centre my thoughts, it was good therapy. But now I'm lost with it all. I've lost my capacity to write anything worth reading and I'm becoming disappointed with myself on an almost daily basis. My family dont support my writing... Continue Reading →

Control.

Over on Fandango's Provocative Question this week the topic is control. The question posed is... How much control do you believe you have over your own life?Fandango, 11/9/19 I believe that in life the only thing we have true control over is our own actions and thoughts; everything else is only the perception of control.... Continue Reading →

Do you believe in magic?

Written in response to #FPQ, #FOWC & #YDWP Growing up I had a tenuous grasp on reality at the best of times and magic played a huge part in that. I don't mean Penn and Teller kind of magic tricks, that's just science used in an ingenious way to fool people; although they are cool.... Continue Reading →

Honesty.

written in response to #FPQ. 2/9/19. Do you believe that honesty is always the best policy? Is there is ever a time or circumstance when dishonesty (lying) is justifiable? Please elaborate.Fandango 28/8/19 There is never a time when lying is ok however we all do it to some degree or another; don't we? I have had this... Continue Reading →

Seriously! Is that really a word?

Written in response to the following challenges; #WotD & #FOWC When I saw todays challenge on #FOWC I nearly fell off my chair! Is that really a word? I have to admit to googling it, just to be sure. Whenever Ive thought about the word highfalutin in the past I have always associated it with... Continue Reading →

Question #35.

FPQ 12/8/19. Good morning everyone. I kick off the day today with a thinky one! Over on Fandango's Provocative Question today one of the readers has helped pose this question... Do you believe public figures (e.g., politicians, celebrities, athletes, authors) — or anyone, actually — should be judged by today’s standards for their words or... Continue Reading →

I wonder!

If you can read this excerpt please visit the page and hit like. I'm conducting an experiment! I have noticed some odd stats on my page and I am trying to understand exactly who is viewing my posts and who visits the page itself. I would love to know where all of my readers are... Continue Reading →

The world I live in.

Fandango’s Provocative Question #34. 5/8/19. Good morning everyone and welcome to another monday with me. Today's first post is in response to Fandangos Provocative question. Hope you enjoy reading and don't forget to follow the links and check out everyone elses entries too. What are the three biggest challenges your country (or, if you prefer, the... Continue Reading →

Morals, Mother & God!

Written in response to, and containing the following prompts: FPQ; Do you believe that one can be moral without believing in God or being religious, or do you believe that you must believe in God in order to have a moral compass and to live a moral life? YDWP; Delimited and The Daily Spur Photo... Continue Reading →

Nothing beats being a Mum.

Fandango’s Provocative Question #31 & Your Daily Word Prompt 15/7/19. What do consider to be the highlight of your life so far? Do you think it’s something that you might be able to exceed in the future?Fandango's Provocative Question #31 A tough question to answer for me for two reasons... Firstly, I'm a mum. Nothing in... Continue Reading →

Truths and Facts.

Fandango’s Provocative Question #30. 8/7/19. Today's question courtesy of Fandango is:- Comedian Stephen Colbert coined the word “truthiness” a dozen or so years ago. Truthiness, Colbert explains, is the quality of seeming to be true based upon one’s intuition, opinion, or perception without regard to logic or factual evidence. It’s similar to when Comedian Bill Maher says,... Continue Reading →

FED UP!

I need help!   Being a housewife is easy, if you’ve ever been taught the skills. Being a cook, cleaner, maid, laundry assistant, handyman and nanny is easy if you know how. Running a house is simple, if you have a clean slate and proper routines right from the start. Running a family isn’t hard... Continue Reading →

Why do I keep falling for it?

Your Daily Word Prompt & Word of the Day Challenge. 16/6/19. INSINCERE & SHINE INSINCERE & SHINE Insincere people shine like a beacon to me, most of the time. I can usually smell their bull when they enter a room but there are those rare few that completely bowls me over and suck me in;... Continue Reading →

This woman!

Your Daily Word Prompt & Word of the Day Challenge. 13/6/19. INSIDIOUS & TEMPT INSIDIOUS & TEMPT I’ve lived in this house, this time around, for the last six years. We originally moved into the house in 1996 when my grandmother died and left the house to mum. I moved out again midway through 1997.... Continue Reading →

Comfort.

Weekly Prompt Photo Challenge. 11/6/19. COMFORT. Comfort. A rare photo of me for you all. (Hate having my pic taken.) My dressing gown obsession. Since the decline of my mental health my dressing gown had become a security blanket. I don't know why, it just has. I wear it almost all of the time, even... Continue Reading →

Provocative Question #25

Fandango’s Provocative Question #25 “Where do you believe you were you before you were born and what do you believe will happen to you after you die?”   I used to believe in God. I went to a variety of churches as a child. Evangelical, Roman Catholic and Church of England, and tried to be good... Continue Reading →

Am I?

Bashful. Daily word prompt. 31/5/19. Am I bashful? I hide behind my keyboard so that I can't be seen; my anonymity or openness ensured by careful consideration of what I share and say and in that sense yes, I am bashful. I find this counter to the actuality of the situation, as I sit here... Continue Reading →

Who am I?

Silence. Daily word prompt. 28/5/19   My life has been lived in relative silence, She and I are old friends. Below is a paper I wrote for an intercultural communication assignment I was set this past term at university; and the best way I can think of to explain my affinity with the word Silence.... Continue Reading →

I miss the old Me.

Fervent. Daily word prompt 20/5/19   Adjective: Fervent Having or displaying a passionate intensity "a fervent supporter of the cause" Once upon a time I fought for what I thought was right. First on the lines of a march or protest, always ready to stand for the rights of the 'little man.' I was never... Continue Reading →

Whats your narrative?

Narrative. Daily word prompt, 19/5/19   What's your narrative? When your alone with your thoughts, what goes through your mind? Are you a worrier, a planner, a day dreamer, a fantasist? All or non of the above? If you had to write your life story, what section of the book shop would your novel fall... Continue Reading →

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