Monthly Archives: October 2016

Daily prompt: Our very own giant

DAILY PROMPT Giant Herb is now a giant among dogs and footballers https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/giant/ Advertisements

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Daily prompt: Bridges I know and love

DAILY PROMPT Bridge This is the bridge over Back Creek. My father and I crossed it more than a time or two when I was a kid, to go fishing here, on back beach. Now my grandchildren jump from high … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Not a wisp or a flicker

DAILY PROMPT Smoke Where there’s smoke there’s fire, so they say. What bollocks. It might have been true once, but these days, smoke machines are two-a-penny. Flick the switch and you can roll out ‘baby joy’, ‘heartbreak’, cheating or mortal … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Old

DAILY PROMPT Ancient Sometimes I am very old, weary to the depths of my soul where time sits silvered with grief and seamed with battle scars that weaken my resolve. But mostly I am very young: a child alight with … Continue reading

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Discover challenge: A fool’s paradise

DISCOVER CHALLENGE Radical Authenticity First, I should probably confess that authenticity is one of those words that’s likely to make me roll my eyes. It is, of course, a perfectly good word if left alone to mean what it’s always … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: ‘Promising Armageddon’, take…how many?

DAILY PROMPT Promises Nobody’s promising good stuff on the news at the moment. Roll up, roll up, for political, financial and social Armageddon!  Weeell… I suppose I could, but I think I’d rather ignore the news. That’s the thing about … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Original

DAILY PROMPT Original ‘Twas way back in the seventies when orange had its day As colour de rigueur, but time moves on it’s fair to say, And just as Agent Orange now says poison, not spray weeder, So orange skin … Continue reading

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