100 Word Challenge: Remembrance.

Today, Julia from Julia’s Place gave us another photo prompt for the 100 word challenge for grown ups: Remembering all of the soldiers that were loved and then lost; Every husband, every father, every brother, every son, never forgot. Men went into their battles so very long ago; Each of them more courageous than we […]

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Woof Wednesday: 100 word challenge

This week, for the 100 word challenge for grown-ups over at Julia’s Place, our prompt was a pictorial one: Photo credit: Jane Hewitt It was a normal Wednesday walkies when Stella raced off across the field. Not knowing what she’d caught scent of I gave chase; slightly concerned about the nearby stream. She stopped abrubtly […]

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It’s Hallowe’en

Witches, Ghosts; and ghouls as hosts; It’s Hallowe’en. Vampires, Zombies; Horror movies; It’s Hallowe’en. Trick or treat, for something sweet; It’s Hallowe’en. Beware of the fog; and the howling dog; It’s Hallowe’en. Spooky screams; and scary dreams; It’s Hallowe’en. The biggest fright, on the darkest night; It’s Hallowe’en. Out to impress, in fancy dress; It’s […]

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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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