Monthly Archives: June 2014

Daily prompt: Ha!

Daily Prompt Set for Solstice Today’s Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year (in the Northern Hemisphere). How are you taking advantage of the extra hours of light this time of year? Do you like it, or do you … Continue reading

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The fault, dear Brutus, lies in our stars after all…

The whole problem, apparently, is that Mercury is retrograde. Scoff all you like, my friends, but when this jolly astrological jester clobbers you in the financial goolies, you may well start to wonder whether I’m right. Or whether my daughter … Continue reading

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How dare it?

A few nights ago, my microwave said Tssssphfft! very loudly, and blew its brain. How rude! These things are supposed to go on working forever, doing their bit at the press of the buttons I’m used to pressing, while I … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Hymn to the day…

Daily Prompt Rare Medium Describe a typical day in your life — but do it in a form or in a medium you’ve rarely — if ever – used before. If you’re a photoblogger, write a poem. If you’re a … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Shop ’til it drops

Daily Prompt Right to Brag Tell us about something you (or a person close to you) have done recently (or not so recently) that has made you really, unabashedly proud. Unabashedly proud isn’t something that springs to mind, when I … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: So call me a wimp…

Daily Prompt Longing for Gravity You are on a mission to Mars. Because of the length of of the journey, you will never be able to return to Earth. What about our blue planet will you miss the most? There … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: The giveaway

Daily Prompt Unsafe Containers Which emotion(s) — joy, envy, rage, pity, or something else — do you find to be the hardest to contain? I’ve never been very good at emoting all over the place. Perhaps it’s my grandmother’s Victorian … Continue reading

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