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 →

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 →

Mystery Blogger Award Nomination!!

I was gobsmacked and astonished to find out I had been nominated for this award by my new friend The Eclectic Contrarian. He has been an almost constant source of encouragement since the beginning of our friendship and I cant thank him enough for this. I highly recommend his blog and congratulate him on his... 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 →

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 →

An ‘Over the Pond’ Perspective.

Fandango’s Provocative Question #28 “Do you believe that Donald Trump is an effective American president who should remain in office despite having accepted aid from a foreign adversary (Russia) and having committed obstruction of justice into the investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential elections? Do you believe that Trump should or should not... 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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