The Secret

Before the madness of Blogging 201 kicks off on Monday (yes, I’ve decided to keep going), I thought I’d record a few thoughts as they lie right now. More a record for my own sake than anything else, I just think sometimes putting things out there makes me accountable for them, and for any changes […]

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The Lovely Liebster Award (s)

I’m rather chuffed over here as I’ve been nominated for not one, but two blogging awards by two great new blogs I have been lucky enough to discover recently. I thought I’d be time savvy and combine the two, so I hope that my nominators are cool with this. I’m being purely sensible as I […]

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Ten

I didn’t do yesterday’s 101 challenge because I couldn’t find anything that really got me excited. This may have been down to being at work and having time only for a cursory glance over the Community Event Listings. I am trying to play better, I promise. I’ve found some lovely blogs over the last few […]

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Pretty Eccentric

“My name Isobel, Married to myself. My love Isobel, Living by herself” ~ Isobel by Bjork There’s nothing I find more appealing that genuine eccentricity. The elderly woman who used to ride around my hometown on a shiny yellow bicycle, for instance. Or the Madam who used to bowl down St James Street in a […]

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Try a New Posting Style

Today’s assignment: build your storyteller’s toolbox by publishing a post in another format or a style you’ve never used before. Via The Daily Post’s Blogging 101 program (1st October 2014) I wrote a poem. I googled How to Write a Poem Before I started this poem Try another format they said And I thought poem […]

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Truth Serum

You’ve come into possession of one vial of truth serum. Who would you give it to (with the person’s consent, of course) — and what questions would you ask? Via The Daily Post (30th September 2014) (This is also today’s Blogging 101 prompt: Make a Prompt Personal) There are so many truths I would love to […]

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My Pal My Fitness Pal and Other Stories

I am the Queen of “I’ll get back on track Monday”. I am the Queen of being focused for four days of the week and then falling face first off the wagon into a plate of Party Rings as soon as Friday arrives. I am the Stop-Start Queen of the World. The thing is: I […]

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