Life as we knew it changed a great deal with the pandemic. We humans, being an adaptable species, changed with it. Certain behaviours were reinforced while others were lost. For 5things Tuesday let us enumerate things we no longer do or do less frequently. Wearing “proper” shoes. With the lockdowns and work from home, most people have spent the past two years in their “house … Continue reading 5 “Skills” You Have “Lost” In The Pandemic
There are some songs with beats so catchy and upbeat that you can count on them to banish the blues , defy the doldrums : generally put you in a good mood. I can count many such and have laid out just 5 here : Uptown girl by Billy Joel Walk like an Egyptian by Bangles Girls just wanna have fun by Cyndi Lauper Here … Continue reading 5 Things Tuesday — Favourite Upbeat Songs
This week , I am breaking the mould completely and not posting something about blogging or writing. ” Did you know that 1980 and 2021 are as far apart as 1980 and 1939 ? “ I found the above quote on WhatsApp and don’t know what source to credit. Anyone with slightly greater mental math skills than mine would know this already. Those of us … Continue reading Blogging Insights — New Format # 7
Sunday Poser # 41 SadjeMy question, Sunday Poser August 15, 2021 Wow, the month of August is more than half way through. Welcome back to another Sunday Poser Sadje’s question this week is; Are you a risk taker? I am afraid I am quite a boring person and like to play safe. Taking time over major decisions, weighing pros and cons is my forte. Maybe one reason … Continue reading Are you a risk taker?
Whatdoyousee Or #WDYS Does this picture inspire you to write something? Stop awhile and listen Before you go on your way, To the hustle & bustle Of the rat race. Stay awhile and listen So that music calms you down As its gentle notes reach out And fill your soul with serenity. Stay awhile and listen And treat me to a coffee. Continue reading Serenity At A Bargain
Food fads come and go just like trends in clothes, shoes and make up. Some stand the test of time while others are just a passing fancy. Here are five of the ones I love: Overnight Oats This is a convenient and healthy trend, perfect for those who have no time to prepare breakfast. Just layer quick cooking oatmeal with milk and your choice of … Continue reading 5 Things Tuesday —- Food Fads You Like
We have been talking about different kinds of bread in the last two installments of #5things. It follows quite naturally for the conversation to progress to Jams. Here are my favourites: Marmalade Strawberry Jam Blackcurrant Jam, Fig Jam, Apple Jelly Buttered toast and jam were regular parts of my childhood as was cream. I have tried not to let my kids get too used to … Continue reading 5 Things Tuesday — Favourite Jams
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?
These are from Melanie, who got them from Fandango, in two separate posts, but she reworded some, and then added more to make a better number, as you do, so are they her questions or his questions? Let me know what you decide, okay? In the meantime, imma answer the questions… 1. Okay, you write […] 1. Okay, you write a blog, so do you … Continue reading 20 Questions
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