Monthly Archives: November 2013

Daily post: Don’t ask for the butter

DAILY PROMPT: LOVE TO LOVE YOU What do you love most about yourself? What do you love most about your favorite person? Are the two connected? For five long years of boarding school, Love thy neighbour was an edict carved … Continue reading

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Daily post: Evil? Hmm…

DAILY PROMPT: WICKED WITCH Write about evil: how you understand it (or don’t), what you think it means, or a way it’s manifested, either in the world at large or in your life. Evil. Hmm… Cruelty, injustice, bigotry, selfishness, self-centredness, … Continue reading

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Daily post: Talkin’ Oz – sort of…

DAILY PROMPT: NON-REGIONAL DICTION Write about whatever you’d like, but write using regional slang, your dialect, or in your accent. Geez, mate! Y’mean y’r hangin’ to hear some bloke from Woop Woop spin a yarn about life in the sticks? … Continue reading

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Daily post: Long-haul flying – insanity in a can

DAILY PROMPT: COME FLY WITH ME Share a story about the furthest you’ve ever traveled from home If you live in Australia and you want to go somewhere else, you know it’s going to be a looong way. (Unless you … Continue reading

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Daily post: Ten questions

DAILY PROMPT: INSIDE THE ACTOR’S STUDIO On the interview show Inside the Actors’ Studio, host James Lipton asks each of his guests the same ten questions. What are your responses? 1. What is your favourite word? Oh come on, now! … Continue reading

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Daily post: Nibble Nobby’s nuts

DAILY PROMPT: FOOD FOR THE SOUL (AND THE STOMACH) Tell us about your favorite meal, either to eat or to prepare. Does it just taste great, or does it have other associations? Food for the soul is easy. I’ve made … Continue reading

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Joining a few more dots

Hey! The same website that treated me to world-shattering pics of Justin Bieber sleeping has now told me that gastric banding will improve the sex life of its recipients! OMG! That is so fascinating! Never mind that some of us … Continue reading

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Daily post: About…who knows what?

DAILY PROMPT: ABOUT PAGE OF THE FUTURE Write the About page for your blog in 10 years. One thing I’ve learned about life in the past 70 years is that it never turns out the way you expect. So there’s … Continue reading

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Daily post: Connect the dots – or in this case, the zzzs…

DAILY PROMPT: CONNECT THE DOTS Scour the news for an entirely uninteresting story. Consider how it connects to your life. Write about that. My pick of the week would have to be the photo of Justin Bieber sleeping. For pure, … Continue reading

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