Well, it's time again for song lyric Sunday.I don't think they could have chosen a better theme for us considering what is going on in the Ukraine. (I know he chooses them a long way in advance so it is just a fluke that it fits so well.) This week they have given us the [...]
Review: the midnight library by Matt Haig
What if death is not the end we all thought it was? What if there was a way we could see how things stand out if we had made a deliberate decision? Would there be a way to resolve all our regrets? The midnight library explores the context of this idea by giving people a [...]
photo by Andrew Donovan Valdivia via Unsplash Her autumn comfort,Dancing over the fallen,A graveyard playground. I wrote this in response to this week's three line tales.
Sorry… But, without regret.
This is just a short piece of fiction that came to mind when I saw the following prompt: (Not that I am missing Monday finish the story at all.) Mind you, my story is probably a bit long for that, although I am guessing I could cut one of the paragraphs and make it shorter [...]
More Than 4,000 Died Within Six Weeks Of Being Deemed ‘Fit For Work’, Reveal Government
More than 4,000 people died within six weeks of being found “fit for work”, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has revealed. Figures released today show that between December 20 Source: More Than 4,000 Died Within Six Weeks Of Being Deemed 'Fit For Work', Reveal Government OMG, that is a huge figure that they [...]
Call me Satan
This is my response to this week's midweek blues buster challenge. It felt like I was pulling myself up through the layers of sleep, but everything around me was black for a moment. I reached out, meaning to picked myself up and find that light switch that would be there, but discovered that, either I [...]
Fifty word story: bonded
They clutched at each other, but all panic had faded. Instead quiet acceptance filled that final hold. Love had swept over them, but the marriage ceremony had sealed their fate. Fishermen passed nets overhead, trapping lovers. The vow spoken was until death would they part. They had banked on longer.
Fifty word story: Love that job
Every day started with a list. Evelyn would never get tired of reading that list and imagining what the people would be like named on it. She liked to imagine that they would be horrible people the world were better off without. You see, she was the Angel of death.
We need to talk about Ivan and psychopathy
Not writing, just something to think about. A very interesting article, that does ring true in a way. i don't think Cameron is a psychopath, bit far maybe, but he is using his experience to gain votes. I am not going to say the experience wasn't horrific, or one you'd wish on anyone, ever. I [...]
Okay. This was nothing like I had expected. I am not sure what I expected to be honest, but I had been going increasingly anxious about what was coming into my future. Let's be honest with ourselves, nobody actually wants to die. But to be told that you only had a matter of days left [...]