Nomad

She could remember it so clearly: long days spent on the road, sitting in the passenger seat with her mother behind the wheel of their rusting orange car. They’d sung along to pop songs playing on loop. … More Nomad

Macro Moments: Week 8

swift cloudburst tumbles droplets weighing fragile wings time to find shelter This post is for Susan’s Macro Moments challenge. This week’s photograph was taken at the wildflower meadow back in June. It was taken on my Canon EOS 1100D, with the 18-55mm lens: ISO 800 f/8, 1/200 sec, handheld.

A Wild Habitat

Originally posted on An Enchanted Place:
For my first post to my blog I thought I’d share a poem I wrote. I hope you like it. A Wild Habitat Here… I live in a world of make believe, a world of light and music, a wild habitat for a fairy mind. Here my life is my…

SPF: Memento

This story is in response to the Sunday Photo Fiction challenge, hosted by Alistair Forbes, that asks that you write a story / poem of around 200 words using the photo as a guide. Memento She’d always wondered what was kept in the garage. Frances clutched the key to her chest, curiosity battling with trepidation as she stood before the … More SPF: Memento

TLT: The Game

The Game They laugh as they play their game, ruthless ambition hidden behind genial smiles as they move counters with calculated precision. Bank balances keep score: vast accumulated wealth the desired pinnacle. On the city streets below the people scurry through their daily lives, unwitting pieces in a cutthroat contest. This post is for Sonya’s Three Line Tales challenge.

Blog Tour Award

I’ve been nominated by Francesca over at A Smith’s World to take part in the Blog Tour Award. I was also nominated by Yinglan at A Simple Life a few weeks ago but unfortunately didn’t spot it until too late to participate. A big ‘thank you’ to both of you for thinking of me. The Rules: Compose a one-time … More Blog Tour Award

Tulips

We have a bit of a tulip explosion going on in our garden at the moment. It’s quite a glorious sight. This is mainly thanks to my brother who likes to visit Amsterdam and always brings back tulip bulbs – we now have a lot of different varieties! I hope you like them.

WOW: Kelpie

This post is in response to Heena Rathore P.’s Word of the Week (WOW). This weekly meme is a great way of improving your vocabulary. If you wish to participate, simply create a post with your word and leave a link in a comment on Heena’s WOW post. Here’s my WOW for this week: Word … More WOW: Kelpie

Book Promotion!

Originally posted on Millie Thom:
This is definitely the shortest post I’m likely to make for a while. I just wanted to let people know that Book 1 of my Sons of Kings trilogy, Shadow of the Raven will be free on Amazon for three days, starting on April 3. Anyone who enjoys a Viking…

Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Roadscapes

The lanes twist and turn across the countryside, crossing, merging and dividing as they skirt around fields and farmyards, winding in leisurely meanders in an intricate tarmacked maze. Muddied verges, puddled from recent rainfall, are torn and frayed by the tires of vehicles forced to pull aside on the narrow route. In the chill of … More Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Roadscapes

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,500 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 42 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the … More 2014 in review

Liebster Award

A very big “Thank you!” to Sky Blue Daze for nominating my blog for the Liebster Award. Its really great to know there are people out there who appreciate it. I’ve been asked to answer eleven questions about myself and to nominate eleven blogs that I think are wonderful too. 1.) Why did you decide … More Liebster Award

Tumbling

Tumbling Your pen is poised, mind teetering, balancing precariously upon the edge. You release your hold and tumble, like water over the fall, words burbling in random dissarray from your mind, through your pen, to your page. For many years I have suffered from writer’s block. This blog and the poems and children’s stories that I … More Tumbling

An Introduction

Welcome to Storyteller’s Abode. Come inside, take a seat, and let me tell you a story… Join me on a journey deep into an enchanted forest. There we’ll discover a magical world of fairies and unicorns; we’ll encounter dragons, pixies and goblins. We might even have an adventure with some princesses, wizards or knights! All we … More An Introduction

A Wild Habitat

For my first post to my blog I thought I’d share a poem I wrote. I hope you like it. A Wild Habitat Here… I live in a world of make believe, a world of light and music, a wild habitat for a fairy mind. Here my life is my own, with no regrets. Here… Far from the … More A Wild Habitat