Today's word prompts from Haunted Wordsmith are: shaky, Nana, laundry line. Mabel held on to the laundry line feeling incredibly shaky and ill, her heart was racing and her brain felt woolly. It was at times like this she wished she was someone's mother or nana, as she wanted someone to call out to, someone … Continue reading Three Things Challenge #39
Three Things Challenge #38
Today's word prompts from Haunted Wordsmith are: ice, bloody, spectacles. May was rushing around, as she was running late which is how she slipped on the black ice falling forwards putting her hands out to try and protect herself. As May picked herself up from the ground, she noticed that her spectacles had fallen down … Continue reading Three Things Challenge #38
Three Things Challenge #37
Today's word prompts from Haunted Wordsmith are: cry, dark, silver bullet. Maud was hiding in her car in the furthest corner of the carpark, thankful that it was getting dark, as it meant no one would see her there, on her own, in her car, with the lights off, trying and failing not to cry. … Continue reading Three Things Challenge #37
Guitar Lesson #4
My fourth guitar lesson has shown so improvement in my limited abilities, this pleases me. John really is exceptionally patient with me, and very positive about my progress. I want to get a lot of practice this week so that I can surprise him next week with a marked improvement in my skills. My fingers … Continue reading Guitar Lesson #4
A Return to Toastmasters
Last night I accidentally attended a different branch of Toastmasters than I had two weeks ago. This is because the hotel where Toastmasters have their meetings has two separate branches of Toastmasters that use the facilities. One is the Dublin 18 branch and the other is the Dublin South branch. The first meeting I attended … Continue reading A Return to Toastmasters
Three Things Challenge #36
Today's word prompts from the Haunted Wordsmith are: tentacle, girl, sea. As the girl sat on deck waiting for her turn to dive back into the sea to join the other scuba divers, a tentacle of memories brought her back to almost the very same location five years earlier. Things had changed a lot since … Continue reading Three Things Challenge #36
Three Things Challenge #35
The Haunted Wordsmith gave these word prompts today: Japanese, culture, dance. Her Japenese friend tried to educate her about Japanese culture. This culminated in an incredibly clumsy and ungraceful attempt in learning some traditional dance moves by the group of friends.
Three Things Challenge #34
Today's word prompts from the Haunted Wordsmith are: rocking chair, roast beef, roundabout. She was enjoying rocking in her rocking chair, as she waited for her roast beef to cook. She just wished that the view was more Sylvian and less traffic and roundabout. Oh well, you can't have everything.
Three Things Challenge #33
The word prompts for #33 of the Three Things Challenge are: candy, efficient, gin. Candy thought if only she had been as efficient in everything else in life as she was at drinking Gin, maybe she would not be sitting by herself beside the river, wondering did anybody remember her.
Three Things Challenge #32
The word prompts for the Three Things Challenge #32 by Haunted Wordsmith are: sorry, late, no excuse. Two friends shuffling around together on the platform of the local station were waiting for another person to join them. That person was late, there had been no text message or phone call to say sorry and no … Continue reading Three Things Challenge #32