Tag Archives: emotions

Sheila’s angry: Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers

Sheila picked her way over shards of broken glass, quenching her anger as she went. She focused on the pieces, lit by the sunlight. “You’re even beautiful when shattered,” she whispered to no-one. The vase had been a present for … Continue reading

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Calm: Thursday’s Special

In 1697 a line from William Congreve’s play The Mourning Bride said ‘music has charms to sooth a savage beast, to soften rocks or bend a knotted Oak’. In other words it calms and it certainly works for me particularly on a … Continue reading

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Radical Authenticity:Weekly Discover Challenge

Reading the premise of the challenge on the daily post  I admitted to myself the reason why I am struggling to write at the moment. I can’t tell lies. But no-one wants to hear the truth, so it is easier … Continue reading

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Outer Layers: Weekly Discover Challenge

Sometimes I care that the world sees me as fitting in, noticed but without the double take. Sometimes I fear and in those times I want to blend go unnoticed staying hidden from view. Perhaps given courage by what I … Continue reading

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Think before You Act

This is a rant I have to get out of my system. Yesterday ,for possibly the first time in my life, I spoke before considering the consequences. It was the final straw in a situation that I had watched occurring … Continue reading

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Jubilant: Weekly Photo Challenge

We were jubilant the day our team won the tennis trophy for the season but too old even then to jump the net. Jubilation was felt by one and all when our progress group won the open Gardens community gardens … Continue reading

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A hug:Weekly Smile

A couple of weeks ago when walking the dogs, as we were leaving the park we saw a man that we saw a few times a week as he trained with his personal trainer. While he trains his wife walked … Continue reading

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