5 Sweet Treats From Childhoods

“Trick or Treat’ has been the refrain this weekend wherever Halloween was being celebrated. Although it is not part of my local traditions, it evokes memories of the candies I loved when I was little. Today I ask you to name 5 Favourite Sweets Here is my list: 1. Smarties 2. Chupa Chups Lollipops 3. Mars bars 4. Home made Fudge 5. Home made peanut … Continue reading 5 Sweet Treats From Childhoods

Blogging Insights NF # 59

TODAY’S QUOTE ” I think I am about 5 for 500 when it comes to successful ideas versus flops. “ MY THOUGHTS Before I go any further, I would like to elaborate on ‘successful’. Does a successful idea mean one that materialises into something tangible, such as a post? Or is a successful idea one that is a hit with readers or audiences etc? If … Continue reading Blogging Insights NF # 59

Sunday Poser # 103 — Enjoying At Home

Welcome back to another Sunday Poser What are the things you enjoy the most when at home? The pandemic has turned me into a certified homebody, although I believe I always had the potential. I enjoy travelling and socializing but I am truly happy at home. To tell you what I enjoy most at home I would like to divide this into my time at … Continue reading Sunday Poser # 103 — Enjoying At Home

5 Little Irritants

So many things about life and the world in general annoy you at any given moment. The post-pandemic economy, the Russia-Ukraine war, the effects of climate change ; all these things cause you encumbrance directly or indirectly. Yet it is the little tannoyances that you often find more irksome. Here is my list of ‘minor’ irritants that annoy me big time: 1. Loud conversations. Being … Continue reading 5 Little Irritants

Blogging Insights NF # 58

TODAY’S QUOTE “Blogs are whatever we make them. Defining ‘Blog’ is a fool’s errand.” — Michael Coniff MY THOUGHTS According to Merriam-Webster, a blog is “a website that contains online personal reflections, comments, and often hyperlinks, videos, and photographs provided by the writer”. In this way a blog is, by definition a piece of content that is whatever a writer makes it. This makes today’s quote … Continue reading Blogging Insights NF # 58

Blogging Insights NF # 57 : Creative Clutter VS Neatness

TODAY’S QUOTE ” I like working among ‘creative clutter‘ . It gives me a sense of activity and achievement. ” — Fennel Hudson. MY THOUGHTS You are familiar with the stereotypical image of an artist or writer. The stereotype is someone with messy hair, rumpled clothing and cluttered surroundings. Different people need different surroundings to be creative. Some like to be surrounded by “creative clutter”. … Continue reading Blogging Insights NF # 57 : Creative Clutter VS Neatness

5 Most Annoying Cliches

“The word “cliché” was originally French for the sound of a printing plate, which prints the same thing over and over. ” (literaryterms.net) A cliché is a phrase, sentence or image that has been used again and again. It is often repeated ad nauseum so that it becomes annoying. Today I ask you to list the ones you find most annoying. Here’s my contribution: 1. Let’s … Continue reading 5 Most Annoying Cliches