Wild wild air

This good Dr has a way of stating the obvious that makes it irresistable. It’s finally warming up in the sweet Southern Hemisphere where I dwell. While the US is going gaga over pumpkin spice errthang, we’re reaching for the sunscreen and putting ice in our wine (don’t judge). The evenings beckon me outside, under…

31 Days with Dr Seuss

My first #31days Writing Challenge. Join me for a month worth of this genius wordsmithery, my responses & reflections on his quotes. Some deep some fun, some thought provoking, some silly. This page will be an index of all of the posts as part of this challenge – so I’ll add a new one each…

I’m Still Here

Thursday. 7.20pm. I’ve just filled my wine glass & sighed happily as I close the curtain on my particularly clean kitchen. Fairy lights & scented candles soften the room and I can hear the fireplace crackle through the stillness of this room. That is before the whirring laptop fan kicks in & the screen lights…

Big City Life

(This is another piece I wrote at my friend Emily’s writing workshop. We were given a subject & object by one of the other group members, & 15 minutes to write about it. Oceans Apart was the first of these.) Oh I could hide ‘neath the wings of the blue bird as she sings… the…

Oceans Apart

I recently did a creative writing workshop; one of our tasks was to look at a picture assigned to us, & then freewrite (just respond & write what came to mind without overthinking) for 15 minutes. In the spirit of  the exercise, & all things New Year, which for me involves NO perfectionism – I…