What Does?

Written for the word prompt https://sammiscribbles.wordpress.com/2023/01/21/weekend-writing-prompt-295-loquacious/ ‘Loquacious, what does that mean Mummy?’ ‘I’m not sure what it means. Why are you asking?’ ‘My teacher said it, earlier today. She said I was being loquacious.’ Molly’s eyes lifted a little, remembering what she was doing, when the teacher was showing them the phonic sound AY. SheContinue reading “What Does?”

Going Home

Written for https://fivedotoh.com/2022/12/19/fandangos-flash-fiction-challenge-198/ Mary sat on the floor, in the library, waiting for the madness to be over. Everyone, in their Christmas hats, and jumpers. Singing festive songs on the Karaoke machine. She didn’t want to be there, reminded of those, whose Christmas would be full of presents and peace. There was no peace atContinue reading “Going Home”

Half My Plate

Today https://lindaghill.com/2022/11/25/the-friday-reminder-and-prompt-for-socs-nov-26-2022/ and her prompt is on my plate. I have gone back to Slimming World, as I was steadily putting on weight, and needed to think about what I put on my plate. Surprisingly, I convinced my husband to join me. He has steadily been eating the wrong thing for a long time andContinue reading “Half My Plate”


Written in response to https://fivedotoh.com/2022/11/21/fandangos-flash-fiction-challenge-194/ Sarah was sitting here so long, waiting for inspiration to strike the keyboard, but nothing. She pondered on why it is so difficult to just write one line. The delete button was used so much, it should have malfunctioned hours before. Her hand tapped her chin, trying to find aContinue reading “Inspiration”

Ouch – That Hurt

The week’s question from https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2022/10/18/can-see-no-truthful-tuesday-so-am-stepping-in-for-melanie/ and it is definitely one for me. Today, hubby and I went for our annual flu jab. I work in an environment where I am more likely to have flu, and my husband is getting to an age where he needs all the help he can get. I’m not muchContinue reading “Ouch – That Hurt”