Category Archives: Post a day

Jan 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 […]

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 […]

Jan 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 […]

Teacher’s Pet 8/1

Roger Edwards, my history teacher at Brynhyfryd, had the most profound effect on me. Until that day when he did something amazing, I hated school with a passion. I was an untidy, disorganised child in a time before aspergers, dyslexia, and their ilk were understood and indentified. I was thick. A strange education nomina for […]

Jan 07

Helpless 7/1

Helpless. Not being in control. That feeling every writer gets when they send their work off to be read by someone else. We’ve all had the feeling. Remember that essay? that project you were so proud of when you were at school. That report for your boss, now you are at work. A DIY project, […]

Jan 06

My Favourite 6/1

What’s the most time you’ve spent apart from your favourite person, says the prompt. Ooh tough one thinks I. For favourite come and go. By the very nature of the beast, they fall in and out of favour, as your life changes and develops. You have – as the Beatles sang – “places you remember, […]