Monthly Archives: January 2015

Daily prompt: Eat what’s on your plate before you ask for seconds

Daily Prompt Brain Power Let’s assume we do, in fact, use only 10% of our brain. If you could unlock the remaining 90%, what would you do with it? Sorry, too late for that. Having now reached a point of … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: The fallacy of absolutes

Daily Prompt Connect the Dots Open your nearest book to page 82. Take the third full sentence on the page, and work it into a post somehow. Nnnah… So instead… It seems to me that one of the hardest things … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: In my dreams

Daily Prompt Audience of One Picture the one person in the world you really wish were reading your blog. Write her or him a letter. Dear Optus CEO – whoever you happen to be at the moment. (I hear there’s … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Feminism

Daily Prompt Bone of Contention Pick a contentious issue about which you care deeply — it could be the same-sex marriage debate, or just a disagreement you’re having with a friend. Write a post defending the opposite position, and then … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Don’t let the turkeys get you down

Daily Prompt Call Me Ishmael Take the first sentence from your favorite book and make it the first sentence of your post. I don’t have a favourite book, which means I’m pretty much stymied from the start. Depends on the … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: To believe or not…

Daily Prompt In Good Faith Describe a memory or encounter in which you considered your faith, religion, spirituality — or lack of — for the first time For the first 12 years of my life, religion was there, but not … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Sorry, posterity, don’t think I’m up to it

Daily Prompt For Posterity Your blog just became a viral sensation. What’s the one post you’d like new readers to see and remember you by? Write that post. In the ridiculous fiction of my blog going viral, I guess I’d … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Whether I will prevail remains to be seen

Daring Do Tell us about the time you rescued someone else (person or animal) from a dangerous situation. What happened? How did you prevail? Seems my biggest act of daring-do – or derring-do to those of us who speak non-American … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Hi people. No, I haven’t died, dematerialised, dropped out or otherwise deserted WP. In fact I was all set to wish you happy Christmas when I disintegrated into an ungainly heap on my sister’s kitchen floor, had my first ride … Continue reading

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