Monthly Archives: September 2017

Daily prompt: Truly, I promise

DAILY PROMPT Coincidence It really was purely by chance – coincidence, if you like – that only yesterday, I watched Velcro’s unique approach to their trademark problems, and today, my daughter’s word was ‘buckle’. Anyway, here’s the result. One two, … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Focused? Yeah, well…

DAILY PROMPT Focused In the past few months, I’ve spent more time in Sydney than I have at home – but now I’m home again. Back to my own stuff, my own bed, my own personal patch of Pacific Ocean … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Pondering the End of Days

DAILY PROMPT Leaf Seems the world is going to end on September 23, according to a very learned Methodist gentleman (don’t know why the Methodist bit is important) in Chicago whose name I have conveniently forgotten. At this point, the … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Mighty stupid, really

DAILY PROMPT Mighty It’s all very silly, when you think about it. When you sit back and look around.  When you’re old, like me – when the end of your life is a whole lot closer than the beginning and … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Cliches become cliches because they’re all too true

DAILY PROMPT Overcome We all knew it, didn’t we, if we’re old enough. Even if we didn’t sing along, we knew it, and hoped against hope that it was true. From its roots in African American hymns of the early … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Stupidity

DAILY PROMPT Educate I grew up in Australia’s first rural university. My father was its first Vice-Chancellor (Principal) and circumstance and the times (1940s-50s-early 60s) made it a community within a community in which we were surrounded by highly intelligent, … Continue reading

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Daily prompt: Perhaps I need to memorise the seasons

DAILY PROMPT Memorize Today is officially the first day of spring. Yeeee-ha! I seem to remember sitting in this exact spot (at my sister’s kitchen bench) on the first day of winter moaning about the cold wind, and from that … Continue reading

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