Monthly Archives: October 2013

Daily post: Pep talk to politicians everywhere

DAILY PROMPT: PEP RALLY We all know someone who could use a pep talk… so write them one! If you would only grow more peas, you’d govern with more expertise. Unquestionably, to my mind, gardening of this productive kind fulfils … Continue reading

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Daily post: Seven words. Or alternatively…

DAILY PROMPT: SEVEN WONDERS Khalil Gibran once said that people will never understand one another unless language is reduced to seven words. What would your seven words be? Why don’t we just revert to grunting? Easier all round, I would … Continue reading

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Daily post: The leaden hour

DAILY PROMPT: THE GOLDEN HOUR 6:00AM: the best hour of the day, or too close to your 3:00AM bedtime? 6:00am is not civilised. Yes, I realise that objectively, it offers a lot: the pristine promise of an apricot sky lighting … Continue reading

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Daily post: Habits? What habits?

DAILY PROMPT: BREAKDOWN Tell us about a habit you’d like to break. Is there any way it can play a positive role in your life? I can see you haven’t quite got the message yet – that I am totally … Continue reading

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Daily post: Simply the best of what – 2

DAILY PROMPT: SIMPLY THE BEST NASA is building a new Voyager spacecraft that will carry the best of modern human culture. What belongs onboard? OK guys, so listen up. It’s finally happening. You mean… Yeah. NASA’s sending out a new … Continue reading

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Daily post: Simply the best of what?

DAILY PROMPT: SIMPLY THE BEST NASA is building a new Voyager spacecraft that will carry the best of modern human culture. What belongs onboard? What are we trying to do here, distribute largesse to the indigenous terrestrial pagans? Give them … Continue reading

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Daily post: Rage – the ultimate gobstopper

DAILY PROMPT: EXPRESS YOURSELF Tell us about a time you couldn’t quite get your words or images to express what you wanted to express. What do you think the barrier was? For bonus points, try again. Rage. That’s what strikes … Continue reading

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