Monthly Archives: April 2015

Daily prompt: Eight men for whom the moon will no longer shine

These are the circumstances pertaining to today’s comments. https://helenmeikle.wordpress.com/2015/03/06/daily-prompt-nobodys-style-but-mine/ ‘Execution’ is such a harmless word. Here’s what it means in Australia today. Less than 24 hours ago on Nusakambangan Island in Indonesia, Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, together with … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: My kingdom for a horse? or even a pumpkin…

Daily Prompt Barter System If the world worked on a barter system, how would you fare? Would you have services to barter? Would you be successful, or would you struggle? Once upon a time I might have survived on bartering. … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Nothing to do with chillis

Today is Anzac Day. Most of you don’t know what Anzac Day is – and why should you? You don’t live here, and in terms of world power, Australia…isn’t. And to those of you who might have heard of it, … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: At the dentist

Seizing the day, 24/4 Do you floss? he asked. Dear man, I’ve only met you twice so is it nice to be so personal? Particularly when your fist is in my mouth. Or is it that your training missed that … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: More or less

Daily Prompt Slash and Burn Write 500 words on any topic you like. Now remove 250 of them without changing the essence of your post. It was a perfect spring morning, the air fresh and clear and as yet empty … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Seizing the day, 22/4

Someone somewhere down the road has their radio on overload. If it were playing Beethoven, I might excuse it: not polite but understandable in that Beethoven is mighty. Modern pop and chat is piddling drivel. Maybe I’ll rush out with … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Seizing the day 21/4

A year or so ago, the Weekly Challenge (since defunct) was this: https://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_writing_challenge/lunch-posts/ It was fun, so once the week was up, I kept going in a series of posts I called Seizing the day. The DP’s regurgitated prompts aren’t … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Life’s a beach

Daily Prompt Four Stars Write a review of your life — or the life of someone close to you — as if it were a movie or a book. She was born, she lived, and she hasn’t died yet, though … Continue reading

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Daily prompt:Me and rage

Daily Prompt Mad as a Hatter Tell us about a time when you flew into a rage. What is it that made you so incredibly angry? And here was me thinking mad as a hatter meant dotty, doolally, nutty as … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Rhubarb rhubarb…

Daily Prompt From the Collection of the Artist A hundred years from now, a major museum is running an exhibition on life and culture as it was during our current historical period. You’re asked to write an introduction for the … Continue reading

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