A WordPress writing prompt reminds me of the two uniforms I have worn in life…


Precipice: a long long way to fall

IF a precipice is a very steep cliff, then standing on the edge of one is not a good idea. I learned that back in the day when I was new to abseiling. Never stand peering over a cliff, the instructor said. Instead, lay on your belly and peer over. That's not what the man... Continue Reading →

Luck: part chance, part self-made

Sometimes, all it takes is a one-word prompt to get us writing. Today’s Daily Post writing prompt: LUCK. THE SHOWERS were visible as slanting sheets of dark grey moving across Storm Bay. None came ashore as we stood gazing seaward from the roadside lookout but we could see the land across the bay getting thoroughly... Continue Reading →


Sometimes, all it takes is a one word promot to get us writing. Today's Daily Post writing prompt: SHINE. THERE WAS A SHINE in the sky late that early summer day, a summer day only a couple weeks before the year closed. It was that in-between time that separates day and night. The time photographers... Continue Reading →

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