Sting: it’s in the tail of a long relationship

Sometimes, a meeting with a past lover can have a sting in its tail…

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Zip

Zip — its a thing, it's a sound and it's a movement. Sometimes, though, we can zip back into the unexpected, into another head space entirely…

Controversy…

Sometimes, all it takes is a one-word prompt to get us writing. Today’s Daily Post writing prompt: CONTROVERSY. NO DOUBT about it. We live in a disputative society. People argue. People are vexatious. I already knew this and it was confirmed for me again just last week. That happened when I posted a link to... 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 →

ARID — and land not suitable

Sometimes, all it takes is a one-word prompt to get us writing. Today’s Daily Post writing prompt: ARID. THE SUN beats down. The grass is yellow. Flatness, wide horizons and dryness are what you feel out there in the vast tracts of grazing land. These are marginal lands, so-called because they are marginal to any... Continue Reading →

Relish — an edible and emotional dish

Sometimes, all it takes is a one-word prompt to get us writing. Today’s Daily Post writing prompt: RELISH FIRST, there is the thing itself. It sits there in a bottle. Reddish. Semi-liquid, a state intermediate between runny and a solid… like a paste but not quite there because paste stays put when you upend the... Continue Reading →

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