Saturday Songsters – The Killers

It's  Saturday and so time for another of my Saturday Songsters posts. This week's track is 'Mr Brightside' by The Killers. The Killers are an American rock band formed in Las Vegas in the early 2000s who quickly rose to fame with their '80s style synth-pop. They've since won four NME Awards (2005, 2008, 2009, 2013) and... Continue Reading →


Weekly Photo Challenge: Optimistic

This post is for the Weekly Photo Challenge. This week's prompt is optimistic. Hoping: warm sun remains, dispelling bleak darkness, setting winter to memory. Eager. We're having a very weird, wet, windy yet warm winter over here in England. Daffodils in January. Need I say more? The picture above I actually took right at the beginning of January - it was... Continue Reading →

Six Word Story: Failure

This post is for the Sometimes Stellar Storyteller's Six Word Story Challenge. This week's theme is failure. If you'd like to leave me a vote please follow the link above and like my story in the comments section. Thank you! Next time they'd hire a professional.

FFfAW: Passing Storm

This post is for the Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers (FFfAW) Challenge, run by Priceless Joy. This week's photo prompt was provided by me! Thank you PJ for choosing it. The challenge is that you write a story of 75-175 words inspired by the photo prompt below. I hope you like my offering. Passing Storm Eahlwyn stumbled... Continue Reading →

2015 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 16,000 times in 2015. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 6 sold-out performances for that many... Continue Reading →

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