Far Too Many Books

A piece of prose for https://lindaghill.com/2023/01/27/the-friday-reminder-for-socs-jusjojan-2023-daily-prompt-jan-28th/. The prompt words ”Throw in the towel.” ‘I’m not giving up, or throwing in any towel, I must finish what I started,’ David said, looking at the book shelf. Yes, it was a little wonky, but there must be something he could do. Even if it was to takeContinue reading “Far Too Many Books”

My Friday Fibbing

Written for https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2023/01/27/fibbing-friday-27th-january/ 1. Allegro It is a new drug, which will grow an extra leg for three legged races. 2. Pianissimo Piano lessons for Italian chefs. 3. Lento The days before Easter, when you lean like the leaning tower of Pisa, it brings good luck. 4. Coda is another way of spelling soda, forContinue reading “My Friday Fibbing”

Surprise Birthday

Written in response to https://willowdot21.wordpress.com/2023/01/26/daily-prompt-jusjojan-the-26th-2023/ and family. ‘Stay quiet,’ Charlotte said, putting her finger to her lips. A family gathering, but with the main guest missing. It wasn’t quite a surprise, not really. Her husband thought he was going for a pub lunch, but she was never quite good at keeping secrets. Private messages, aContinue reading “Surprise Birthday”


Written for https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2023/01/24/truthful-tuesday-24th-january/ My house, and it was owned by someone, who liked to do all the DIY himself. He put a false ceiling up to hide the fact he made holes in a good ceiling. I’m still not sure why. I don’t trust myself to DIY, I haven’t got any skills in that field,Continue reading “DIY”


Written in response https://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/2023/01/22/wordle-589/ Danger, like walking over broken glass that’s what Tom thought in his moments of clarity. Lockdown, in some ways it was easier. Many, even walking their dogs, were on their own. His challenge to get anywhere near for murder. To disrupt a routine, their timeline was like a piece of tornContinue reading “Danger”

Fortune Favours

Written in response to https://ronovanwrites.com/2023/01/25/ronovan-writes-sijo-wednesday-poetry-challenge-46-use-fortune-as-your-inspiration-this-week/ Fortune, the brave thrive in a world full of inspiration. Fear, favours nothing, you stay in one environment, Never moving, always wishing you were somewhere new.

Fat Cats

Written for https://christinebialczak.com/category/simply-6-minutes/ Cats, out of all the domesticated creatures, are by far the most independent. With a dog, they do everything to please their owner, part of your pack, they make sure your needs are met before their own. A cat, well, they are totally different. They will pester you until they are fed,Continue reading “Fat Cats”

A Different Day

This week’s prompt from https://lifeafter50forwomen.com/author/sadje19/ Charlotte stood, hands in her pockets, deciding what she should do next. A mirror, but no ordinary mirror. It was said to be a window to another universe, a different time line. Maybe she could go back to 1912, when the Titanic sank, or to the start of the secondContinue reading “A Different Day”