100 word challenge:…the sun streamed through…

I took part in my very first 100 word challenge linking up with Julia’s Place over the weekend using her prompt ‘Silver.’ Unfortunately I had no responses but I enjoyed doing it so having another try this week where our prompt is ‘…the sun streamed through…’ *** It was the end of October; approaching Hallowe’en. […]

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100 Word Challenge: Silver

They, whoever they are, say that: “Every cloud has a silver lining.” It doesn’t always seem that way; When you wake up and feel pain; You go to work and feel bored; It’s Autumn now and you feel cold; Life can be lonely and you feel sad; The nights are drawing in and you feel […]

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National Poetry Day and…

…my 500th blog post! I’ve done a little double limerick to mark both occasions: It’s National Poetry Day, And I love a bit of word play; Whether about geocaching, Or a cake being smashing; I can always find something to say! So, 500 posts on my blog, As writer, reviewer, and tog. For over 2 […]

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Woof Wednesday: Poetry & Pupdate

Inspired by Julie at Dog Cast Radio asking her Facebook friends to come up with poetry about their dogs in the form of haiku (17 syllables) or a limerick I wrote these; Stella is her name, She is sensitive and tame, Scrummy food’s her aim.*** Some nine years ago I found Stella, And sometimes I must call […]

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National Poetry Day

This evening’s blog was meant to be ‘Tasty Thursday’ but I had a major kitchen/ingredients/oven fail & so can’t share my planned Coca-Cola Chocolate Cake. But, as it’s National Poetry Day here’s a poem instead! In honour of ‘The Great British Bake Off,’ TV show with goodies you’d love to scoff, I tried to bake […]

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Woof Wednesday: ‘Creation’ a poem

Stella Brodie   Creation   (author unknown) When God had made the earth and sky, the flowers and the trees, He then made all the animals, The fish, the birds and beesAnd when at last He’d finished, Not one was quite the same. He said “I’ll walk this world of mine And give each one […]

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