Monthly Archives: March 2017

Daily prompt: A few things you may not know

DAILY PROMPT Territory Australia has six states and two territories, like this. The most discernible difference between states and territories is that a territory has a definite article before its name, eg the Northern Territory as opposed to, say, Queensland. … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Ask a silly question, you’ll get a silly answer

DAILY PROMPT Elixir ‘e was looking at ‘er, see. Soon’s she come out the shop ‘e’s there looking at ‘er, like ‘e’s been waiting all the time she’s been inside, just for ‘er. ‘is eyes are that dark they look … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Not everything turns out the way you want

DAILY PROMPT Purple I approached this post intending to wallow in a sea of glorious purple prose and got stuck before the end of the first sentence. How pathetic is that? Not that I don’t ever do purple. I do. … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Not one of my favourites

DAILY PROMPT Symbiosis This is not a word that trips lightly off my tongue on a regular basis. I know more or less what it means, but do admit I looked it up to nail the finer details before putting … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: About that gold coffin…

DAILY PROMPT Meaningless Meaningless. Ah yes. So much of what we make such a terrible hoo-ha about is exactly that, if you think about it. All this ‘image’ nonsense. All this fuss about how you look and what you own … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: You say tomayto…

DAILY PROMPT Ordinary If I said to you, The weather today is pretty ordinary, would you get what I meant? ie not ordinary in the sense of normal, but ordinary as in uninspiring. (Which it is, by the way: grey … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Label me Australian, female, aah…

DAILY PROMPT Label Hard to know where to start, really. My paternal grandmother was born in a tent and grew up on the goldfields, where her father was not one of those who struck it lucky. She left school at … Continue reading

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