A Prelude to Puddles

For Flashback Friday – This isn’t that old, but puddles are great. #FFFC ‘It’s raining,’ Bethany said, running towards her mummy. ‘What are we waiting for?’ Bethany pulled on her yellow wellington boots, with pictures of ducks on the side, and nearly put them on the wrong feet. Her mummy handed over her special rainContinue reading “A Prelude to Puddles”

Thanks to Fibbing Friday

Posted a day after today, but my Flashback Friday post https://fivedotoh.com/2022/10/14/fandangos-flashback-friday-october-14th/ He set sail on his epic journey of personal discovery. He wanted to be an actor and wanted to learn from other cultures. They are a month behind, it’s because the snow has stopped the clocks. In honour of Jack Lantern, a magician ofContinue reading “Thanks to Fibbing Friday”


Dad I paint a picture in my mind, to see what heaven looks like, where I hold your hand. We talk like we did when I was young. I ask if you’re okay, you tell me you are watching over me. Every step I tread you take with me. You are always in my mind,Continue reading “https://fivedotoh.com/2021/09/27/fandangos-flash-fiction-challenge-137/”

From Word Prompt – Kaleidoscope

#FFFC – This post is from a few months ago. I have only been blogging since April when I self published my book. I have since loved being part of a talented group of writers. Kaleidoscope Know a beautiful paint pallet of colour. Always act in an understanding way. Love more powerful than hate. EmpoweringContinue reading “From Word Prompt – Kaleidoscope”

When I grow up

Also, this is my https://fivedotoh.com/2022/09/23/fandangos-flashback-friday-september-23rd/ In answer to the question, what did I want to be when I grew up. I’ve always wanted to be a writer, that has never changed. I am a writer now, and was when I was five. I also wanted to be an actress. I was going to be centreContinue reading “When I grow up”

Where – Word Prompt

Thanks https://lindaghill.com/author/lindaghill/ for this week’s prompt where. and reposted for https://fivedotoh.com/2022/09/16/fandangos-flashback-friday-september-16th/ When you go away for a few days away, Home a distant memory, but never far from our thoughts, Eating out, walking along the beach, and a night out on the town Realising the pace of life is slower, but then it has toContinue reading “Where – Word Prompt”


She stared at her reflection in the mirror, and wondered what face she would show to the world. It had been a long few months of worry. Today was the first day she had gone out since his accident. Her stomach lurched forward. Why was it the face she wanted to show wasn’t how sheContinue reading “https://fivedotoh.com/2021/09/06/fandangos-flash-fiction-challenge-134/”

Word Prompts – Newspaper, Striate and Pin.

Reposted for https://fivedotoh.com/2022/09/30/fandangos-flashback-friday-september-30th/ This is my take on three great word prompts. I remember days when my husband brought a newspaper. He would ignore pinned shocking headlines and go straight to the football page. More specifically if Chelsea were playing the day before. He rarely read the whole striation of paragraphs. Once he finished, IContinue reading “Word Prompts – Newspaper, Striate and Pin.”

Word prompts from Fandango and Daily Word Prompt

Derogate and Consent – Posted on the 3rd September 2021 and re-posted for Fandango’s flashback Friday. As the storm rages around our ship, I hope the crew don’t blame me. Perhaps they they think I have deluded their captain. He is under a spell of my making, and they only way to break that spell.Continue reading “Word prompts from Fandango and Daily Word Prompt”

From Fandango’s picture prompt challenge

http://fivedotoh.com/2021/08/30/fandangos-flash-fiction-challenge-132-2/ Splashing in the graceful river, we are friends together. Life has been tough, and there isn’t enough food to go around. Our stomach’s are never full, but we still smile at the little things – laughter, play and friendship. Friendship isn’t a little thing though. It is how we survive another day, not inContinue reading “From Fandango’s picture prompt challenge”