Written for https://reinventionsreena.wordpress.com/2022/09/30/reenas-xploration-challenge-250/. A narrative, story, or a poem or wherever the inspiration takes us. Covering the forest floor, I had seen these roots before. Perhaps in a dream, I wasn’t sure – I couldn’t remember most of my dreams when I woke up. But this was familiar, like de-ja-vu had me in its gentleContinue reading “Dreaming?”

Home Again

For http://lindaghill.com/2022/09/23/the-friday-reminder-and-prompt-for-socs-sept-24-2022/ is home. Home isn’t a building, with bricks, and a roof. It is the place where those I love are, whether it be those I live with (husband, son) or those who live nearby (daughter, granddaughter) Or those who live further away (nieces, nephews, brother, family). Home is where there is the loveContinue reading “Home Again”

Mother’s Love

Taking part in https://lifeafter50forwomen.com/author/sadje19/ weekly prompt and it makes me think of the first time I held my daughter, and son, in my arms. That mop of jet-black hair, which all babies born in my family have. Holding her new-born daughter, safely in a warm hug, she closed her eyes. There was nothing more specialContinue reading “Mother’s Love”

Live Boldly

This weekhttps://lifeafter50forwomen.com/author/sadje19/ has asked the https://lifeafter50forwomen.com/category/my-question/ What does it mean to live boldly? For me it is not being afraid of trying something new – whether it is painting a picture (paint by numbers for me, I cannot paint) or building a miniature room (something my children brought me) A bit like a flat pack,Continue reading “Live Boldly”


The word prompt ”Knot” from https://girlieontheedge1.wordpress.com/2022/09/18/sundays-six-sentence-story-word-prompt-230/ and we are writing about slowing down and getting more sleep. A knot constantly in her stomach, Sarah closed her eyes, but sleep wouldn’t come. It was always like this, things had to change. She got out of the bed, treading very carefully, around the furniture, which always isContinue reading “Sleeping”


This week’s word prompt from https://weeklyprompts.com/2022/09/17/weekly-prompts-weekend-challenge-glimmer/ All stories start with a glimmer of an idea. The first sentence, which gives inspiration to all authors, the important hook to any reader. Sometimes it isn’t obvious until the story has been written. But it is there. We have no confidence in our words, but that’s what firstContinue reading “Glimmer”