WHAT are the things that make us happy nowadays?
I'VE fallen behind on the challenge a little - but it seems appropriate to talk about routines when it's my routine falling out of wack that's caused me to fall behind. I'm a stickler for routine. It helps me feel calm and organised - and not panicked. But not everything goes to plan all the … Continue reading 30-Day Gratitude Challenge – Routines
Woosh! And there I go Rumbling underneath my feet Strange faces I've yet to meet Off on another adventure It's the best kind you see One that leads me through Black holes but towards Familiar streets The same stops just different people It is a straight circle And there's only one path I take With … Continue reading Circle of Life
YOU walk briskly through the bustling morning streets. Your breath comes in quick short gasps, the cold air burning your lungs and setting them alight like a Christmas tree. The cold air prickles exposed skin, and you sniffle slightly. Autumn has arrived in a fall of burnt leaves and clear, bright mornings, and anticipation coils … Continue reading Autumn
There’s a tear in my heart I can’t fix. There’s a hole he made you can’t fill. There’s something broken I can't mend. There are stitches in my heart, you helped sew them. There's a bridge over the gaps, you helped build. There's a plaster over my wounds, that's healing thanks to you.
I'M back! After a nice, well-rested break in Verona, I'm back on this 30-Day Gratitude Challenge and taking stock of the important things in life. Like wine. And pizza. Anyhoo, today's prompt is music and so I decided to do something a little bit different. I've written a wee flash fiction about music and my … Continue reading 30-Day Gratitude Challenge – Music (flash fiction)
SHE found it at the back of cupboard buried underneath an old jumper and some old tights with a hole in them. It's bright pink colour shone brightly underneath grey wool, and she released a sigh as she pried the single sock free from its dark grasp. She'd been looking for this sock for months … Continue reading A Single Sock
THE subway rumbled with intent. It had a direction and a purpose, something that she lacked. She sighed, gaze lifting briefly from the phone in her hands to the teen sitting across from her, books spread across his lap. Studying at the last moment no doubt. His eyes were bleary, hands raising every now and … Continue reading Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost
I imagine how the sunshine Looks on your face The ease at which you reach for a can Or two or three with the boys How it feels to be away from all the noise Of this city Perhaps a smile as you slip Into a summer daze Worry and stress fades As freckles begin … Continue reading Quantify
"LOVE, love me do, You know I love you, I'll always be true, So please, love me do, Whoa, love me do." Love Me Do - The Beatles If you haven't already guessed love is the prompt for Day Three of this 30-Day Gratitude Challenge, and I've kicking the idea back and forth all day. … Continue reading 30-Day Gratitude Challenge – Love