Monthly Archives: August 2013

Daily post: A little sneaky discipline

The beauty of the Daily Post isn’t the prompt, it’s the discipline. With a little imagination, you can turn the prompt itself into anything you like – today, for example, A little sneaky could go anywhere you fancied – but … Continue reading

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Daily post: Dat panis coelicus

OK, OK, I’m sorry, but I swear it’s not my fault. That is indeed the third line of the last song I heard. If you add the fourth line – Dat panis coelicus/figuris terminum – it means (roughly translated) Bread … Continue reading

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Daily post – Ready for your close-up: From whose perspective?

Cast the movie of your life. Hmm… This brings up those imponderables like the tree falling in the forest when no one’s around. Are we capable of casting ourselves in a movie, or are we in fact the sum total … Continue reading

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Daily post, Funny ha-ha: Funny’s a matter of opinion

Am I a funny person? Nnaah. Funny peculiar maybe, but not funny ha-ha. I think I may have been, somewhere back in the mists of time – I do remember making people laugh – but it was a brief period … Continue reading

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Daily post, These boots were made for walking: Thongs

Thongs. Probably flip-flops to the rest of you, although I’ve never understood why. The leather variety originated somewhere in the mists of time and was called all sorts of things other than flip-flops, and the universal rubber-soled modern version originated … Continue reading

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Daily post (viral): Go on, you try…

The tab on the side of the box says ‘Lift to open’. I should be so lucky. If they were honest, it would say ‘Lift to remove tab’, or ‘Lift to deface packaging’. But you keep hoping, don’t you. You … Continue reading

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Daily post: Fifteen credits in jungle warfare

If schooldays were going to be the happiest days of my life – if this wasn’t rock bottom after all, but in fact the top of the mountain – then I was pretty sure I wanted out. If this was … Continue reading

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