I think I am experiencing a glitch in my WordPress account. I like to write some of my posts piecemeal, saving them as I go. Then I schedule them to be published. I did this yesterday. The post got scheduled but never got published and never got saved either. Although the ‘scheduled and ‘saved buttons had appeared at the right times. I would love to … Continue reading Has this happened to you?
Lisa was a little girl with a fertile imagination. She loved to create stories about fairy creatures. Pixie, gnomes, fairies and elves all featured prominently in the tales she spun. Lisa told these stories to her younger siblings and cousins. She tried telling them to her classmates but they were not interested; they just wanted to talk about PlayStation and X box. Once Lisa wrote … Continue reading Lisa Tells A Story
Kristian at talesfromthemindofkristian tagged me for Tell the Story Challenge with this picture. This picture reminds me of a book I read as a child. I think it was set in 19th century America. I have forgotten the name of the book and the author but I think I remember some of the story. It was about a little girl called Melissa Ann Mitford who … Continue reading Tell the Story Challenge 2
I just got this notfication from WordPress about a rise in my traffic. A big shout out to my fellow bloggers and readers. Thank you , wonderful people. Continue reading Sharing a spike in my stats.
My views on blogging awards are a classic case of mixed feelings. I am thrilled to receive them, but if I receive more than one at a time I tend to get a little overwhelmed . It takes time to find interesting answers to the questions attached, think up intelligent questions of your own and link up to the people you nominate. Rory of A … Continue reading My views on Blogging Awards
Today there was tension on the factory floor. Usually it was a friendly place, with forty young girls working on their sewing machines and chattering incessantly. But today no one felt like gossiping. Their supervisor Miss Chang, was a middle aged lady, who ruled them firmly but fairly. Her philosophy was maintaining a relaxed family atmosphere in the workplace, while ensuring maximum efficiency. But today … Continue reading 3 T C 2019 #24
It was Tuesday evening, Dr. Elizabeth Strange was just back from the laboratory. Instinctively, she turned on the lights and then turned on some music. The apartment was filled with the melodious tones of Chamber music. Elizabeth worked as a genetic engineering research consultant. Her calling was a noble one, but involved long hours and high levels of alertness and accuracy. Her home, particularly her … Continue reading The Garden on the Balcony
Melanie from the sparks from a combustible Mind has asked these questions in the recent edition of Share your World What’s the closest thing you’ve experienced to real magic? The beauty of nature is truly magical. A rainbow, a sunset, even a spider’s web are all evidence of the magic of Creation. I wrote a post about the magical effect of changing seasons some time … Continue reading SYW: Share Your World 1-21-19
Dame Cough-A-Lot is my new name for myself. This is because I have a persistent irritating cough. I have tried every possible remedy for it. It gets better but never really goes away. I have tried the following remedies: 1. Honey 2. Hot water and honey. 3. Lemon, hot water and honey 4.. Ginger, lemon, hot water and honey. 5. Clear soup 6. Lots of … Continue reading Confessions of Dame Cough-A-Lot
Have you ever had one of those mornings when you woke up with a surge of energy and enthusiasm (as opposed to days when you wake up with lethargy and depression). Did you ever have a morning when the birds are chirping (they always chirp in the morning, you are too groggy to notice) and the sun is shining brightly (it usually does in hot … Continue reading Waking up with enthusiasm.