“I know exactly what to buy for my cousin’s birthday, I will zip into and out of the Mall in twenty minutes or less. Oh! I didn’t know there was a special weekend sale, all my favourite brands too, woohoo! Let me see if I can find a pair of suede boots to match my new camel coat? What! three shoes for the price of … Continue reading Shopping–Does this ever happen to you?
I am going to relate a true story: It was the 21st of March. Tom and Jane,between them, were holding a barbecue dinner for their parents’ wedding anniversary. They were not very well off, their parents being low paid immigrants. Hence they did not have a proper gas grill . But they had seen families enjoying barbecues on TV and they wanted a piece of … Continue reading A BBQ Tragedy
If people find typos or grammatical, punctuation, spelling, or usage errors in your posts, do you welcome having them pointed out to you, or do you resent it. As a blogger do you let people know about such mistakes or do you just let them go? I feel that you keep learning until your last breath. If you think you know everything, that is … Continue reading FPQ #51 — How brave are you?
Welcome to Thursday Inspiration! This is my weekly prompt post and hopefully it will inspire you to write something creative, perhaps a poem or a piece of flash fiction. If you’d like to share your writing with the community, please indulge me and tag your post with #p0eticlicense and/or #lightm0tifs, and of course link back […] via Thursday Inspiration 33 — Light Motifs II My Idea … Continue reading Thursday Inspiration 33 — Light Motifs II
David came whistling down the stairs. His mother was busy frying kippers while his father sat at the kitchen table with his first cup of tea and the newspaper. David had cleared his O levels with flying colours just yesterday. Now he was full of plans for the future. It was his dream to study at Oxford and then teach at one of the colleges … Continue reading What do you see # 6
Today is the first day of the rest of your life. I can’t remember where I read this but it really resonates with me. I take it to mean that you can reinvent your personal or work life, form a new habit or take up a new vocation any day you wish. You don’t have to wait for the 1st of January to make new … Continue reading One Liner Wednesday 4.12.2019
Making tea is a ceremony ! Warming the teapot Waiting for the kettle to boil Selecting and measuring tea leaves Earl Grey, Assam or Darjeeling, Which shall it be today ? Pouring the water into the teapot, Savouring the rising aroma, Letting it infuse before you pour it. Making tea is a ceremony ! Written for: Weekly Prompt #1 – Ceremony November 25, 2019 … Continue reading Ceremony–Weekly Prompt #1
My Determination Refuses to Say Farewell Sailing uncharted waters, Braving stormy seas, Buffeted by storms, My little vessel of determination Refuses to say farewell . Never abandoning me to my fate, But always willing to shape my destiny And chart the course of my life. https://lightmotifs.wordpress.com/2019/11/28/thursday-inspiration-32/ Continue reading Thursday Inspiration–32
Don’t you just love the word “because”? It is one of my favourite words in the English language. It can explain, rationalise and sympathise : ” I missed your birthday because I was preoccupied with my father’s illness.” “You have gained weight because you’ve been taking steroids for your asthma.” “Now I realise why Susan was doing so badly at school: its because of her … Continue reading FOWC– Because……
Would you be willing to give up everything you have if you could go back and start your life all over again? Why or why not? Starting life all over again: a clean slate or a new chance. Tbis sounds so attractive. What would I do if I had my life to do over? I would make a plan and stick to it. My days … Continue reading FPQ # 50 — A Fresh Start