Writing Prompt: Exit Strategy

I was on a plane heading home when we hit some rather worrying turbulence. People clutched the arms of the seats, there was a bit of whimpering and the "fasten seat belt" sign was definitely on. As we teetered from side to side and on occasion, down and then a stomach-churning "up", it made me think... Continue Reading →

Quote for the day

Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it, misdiagnosing it and then misapplying the wrong remedy. - Groucho Marx

Writing Prompt: First Ticket Anywhere

Apologies for not posting a prompt in a while, I've been on holiday and writing has shamefully fallen behind this week. It's snowing outside. This, of course is perfect if you're on a skiing holiday or want to build a snowman, but as the time for me to go home draws near, I think of... Continue Reading →

Quote for the day

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposing ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function. One should,  for example, be able to see that things are hopeless yet be determined to make them otherwise. -unknown

Reading List Update/Book Reviews

Ok, I've done it again. I read something that was not on the list. To be fair, however, I have completed something on the list, so hopefully, I'll be forgiven. On the list: "The Land Girls" by Angela Huth. This was a beautifully written story about three girls that go to work on a farm... Continue Reading →

Quote for the day

Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former. - Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Quote of the Day

If I were alive in Rubens's time, I'd be celebrated as a model. Kate Moss would be used as a paint brush.  - Dawn French

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