Seven things to do when you don’t feel like getting out of bed.

Sometime or the other, like me, you must have woken up feeling how nice it would be if you didn’t have to get out of bed. If you have never had a morning when you didm’t feel like getting out of bed, then my friend you are not an average human being. There are so many days when you feel like hiding under the covers … Continue reading Seven things to do when you don’t feel like getting out of bed.

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Blogging Insights — Editing

TODAY’S QUESTIONS Do you edit your work before posting it? Apart from correcting typos and spellings , how much (if any) of a post do you change before you send it out in the world? Do you think that re-drafting a piece can “rob” it of its spontaneity? MY ANSWERS Do you edit your work before posting it? Hardly ever. I just do a quick … Continue reading Blogging Insights — Editing

5 Things Tuesday — Icebreakers

We have been talking about food related topics here on 5things. This week I wanted to break the mould. Oh dear ! That’s another food related metaphor. I am afraid I can’t help myself. I simply love writing about food. This week’s topic is Icebreakers or Conversation starters. Which are your favourites? Here’s my list: 1. It’s terribly hot /cold (according to the time of … Continue reading 5 Things Tuesday — Icebreakers

Blogging Insights — Reading Inspo

I was going to call today’s episode Book Inspo but soon remembered that many of you now read on electronic devices. This is the fourth and final part of the inspiration series. TODAY’S QUESTION Does what you read influence or inspire what you write? MY ANSWER I like to think that whatever I write is inspired by or is based on all that I have … Continue reading Blogging Insights — Reading Inspo

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Blogging Insights — Unusual Inspo

TODAY’S QUESTION What are some unusual or out of the way sources of inspiration that get you writing? MY ANSWER I want to see how other people play it, but my take on this question is sources of inspiration that I would not have expected. Waiting in the dentist’s or doctor’s office or at the bank etc are rather boring activities where I would expect … Continue reading Blogging Insights — Unusual Inspo

Share Your World June 6th

Melanie is the host of SYW QUESTIONS; What’s the worst commercial you’ve recently seen (or heard)? Why was it so bad? No particular one comes to mind but some commercials are accompanied by irritating jingles that can get stuck in my head. What takes a lot of time but is totally worth it? Bringing up children. It takes a lifetime, a lot of energy, patience, heartache, … Continue reading Share Your World June 6th