Monthly Archives: March 2016

Daily prompt: What the eye doesn’t see…

DAILY PROMPT Frivolous Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. It could be said (with some justification) that these days, I lead an entirely frivolous life – ie, one that’s of no weight, worth or importance. Based … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Living on the edge

DAILY PROMPT Edge Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. I live on the edge of Australia. If I climb to the top of this hill (which I haven’t done for a while because it is steep … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Footsteps? Make your own

DAILY PROMPT Footsteps When I was about 15, I decided in moment of wild resentment and bugger you then, to follow in my eldest sister’s footsteps all the way to Oxford (which was where she was headed at the time … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Commonsense beats fearlessness every time

DAILY PROMPT Fearless Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. Fearlessness is pretty stupid, really. Fear is good. It stops us swimming in crocodile-infested waters and nipping across the 6-lane highway where the traffic’s doing 110. It … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Dream a little dream – or in this case, a fairly big one

DAILY PROMPT Help Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. Back in the days when I was raising and supporting four kids on a wing and a prayer, I jettisoned the brain fluff (as you do when … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: If only I could fool me as well as I fool you

DAILY PROMPT Nerve Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. Every so often one of these prompts hits a nerve, and it’s been my policy to avoid it or evade it to maintain my image of being … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Moment of truth

DAILY PROMPT Window     Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. Stick a window in your story and it opens up infinite possibilities. (Ha ha, sorry.) You can look out, look in, have those looking in who shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: The dangers of embracing fluff

DAILY PROMPT Dirty Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. There’s nothing new under heaven, so they say – or words to that effect. But there’s no question in my mind that back in the old days … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: From my shelf

DAILY PROMPT Shelf Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. I have made a shelf for myself on which I sit and observe the world. Not very friendly, you might think. Not involved and inclusive. But we … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: I confess

DAILY PROMPT Envy Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. Regularly every year around April or May, envy blows into my place and settles itself down for the winter. (It probably uses the crack where the screen … Continue reading

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