FPQ 74 – Back to normal?

Which pre-pandemic activities are you ready to resume (or have you already resumed)? Which, if any, pre-virus activities are you likely to continue to avoid? My city is in lockdown for the next two weeks since we had a recent rise in Covid-19 cases. Even if restrictions are lifted ater a fortnight, I personally feel that we will need to follow lockdown precautions for the … Continue reading FPQ 74 – Back to normal?

Share Your World 2-10-2020

I will post four or five different questions each week for you to answer. There are two ways which you can participate. Create a SYW post. Then post the link to your blog in my comment box or leave your answers in the comments box of my blog. To make it easy for others to […] via Share Your World 2-10-2020 — sparksfromacombustiblemind Questions: Do you … Continue reading Share Your World 2-10-2020

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Ceremony–Weekly Prompt #1

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

A Sustainable Celebration

For my parents wedding anniversary, we had a big family picnic on the beach. We pulled out all the stops with the food and the cake. We played games, listened to music and went beachcombing for shells and driftwood. But the best part was that before the party broke up, we collected all the litter in huge trashbags that we had brought with us. This … Continue reading A Sustainable Celebration

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Our Detrimental Lifestyle: what we can do about it.

We are living a detrimental lifestyle in this millennium. It is detrimental to our physical and mental health. The fast and frenetic pace of our life keeps us in a constant race against the clock. It is a continuous struggle to do more and achieve more. We skip meals and overdo stimulants like coffee and energy drinks. When we do stop to eat, it is … Continue reading Our Detrimental Lifestyle: what we can do about it.