It’s only words…

 …or is it?  The biggest difference I notice is that, although I don’t think my writing style has changed much at all over the past few years, my confidence has grown as far as sharing that writing.  I’m still of the opinion that my writing is primarily for me, but, I’m proud that some brands […]

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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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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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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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Maybe It’s Because I’m A Londoner!

I got sent a link recently to a hotel website offering tips for tourists visiting London. It’s very rare these days that I get to visit the capital but, being one quarter Cockney, I was curious enough to have a look. It makes for very amusing reading! courtesy Millenium Hotels They start off on the […]

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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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