Category Archives: 365 writing challenge

Polite Company 15/1

It’s not a good idea to discuss religion and politics. Oh I don’t know. If the people discussing such things are open minded. If they are studying it at school, college, university… then I would say “bring it on”. If their minds are closed, entrenched in dogma? Then I would say no. Forget it. For […]

January 14

Ripped from the Headlines 14/1

“Take a headline from your favourite news source” they said. (I went to the BBC. To the local news relevant to where my parents live.) “Make it the start of a piece of writing” they added. “I will when my dirty mind stops giggling…” I sniggered: “Maintenance begins on towering landmark” (Do click the link […]

January 13

Clean Slate 13/1

In london, the East End to be precise. Down a notorious street, near a market is a house. A double fronted place. Behind a well painted door lies a corridor, with rooms of business hiving off. The biggest acts as the jewellers. A large glass display counter dominates the room, and is tastefully laid out […]

Take 2 12/1

Two photos: this the first. Outside tonight with HDR on, this is the view of the world outside our front door. I like the way the rushes look as though they’ve been zapped by Daleks. To the right is the tree at the end of our garden plot. I’m going to play with this picture […]

This is Your Life 11/1

Would I like to read the story of my life? it asked. And if I would, would I, could I, dare I…read it cover to cover? Initially, fear of all I’d loosen held me back. But then, today, I had some news. Chats with a cousin, colleagues. mother, made me see things differently. Made me […]

January 10

32 Flavours 10/1

Short post from me on this one. Favourite flavour: cheese and onion crisps in a crisp sandwich. Nuff said.  

1984 9/1

According to the prompt with this title, this post is supposed to be  about being trapped with your biggest fear. That’s a bit of problem, see. I don’t really have a biggest fear. One of my political heroes is FD Roosevelt and once he’s told you the only thing you have “to fear is fear […]