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Numb

I feel for the world that we have come to this, about what have happened in Paris. Last night I spent hammering F5 on a few news sites, Facebook and twitter. Trying to find out what is going on, where,… Continue Reading →

Drop dead Fred!

Daily Prompt : Imaginary Friend Many of us had imaginary friends as young children. If your imaginary friend grew up alongside you, what would his/her/its life be like today? (Didn’t have one? write about a non-imaginary friend you haven’t seen… Continue Reading →

Fast car

Years ago I was living in a house share, eight of us, living on the top floor above offices. Plenty of room, never a problem with loud music or coming in at any hour of the day from our neighbours…. Continue Reading →

Pluviophile – A lover of rain

DAILY PROMPT : Singin’ in the Rain. Safe inside, toasty warm, while water pitter-patters on the roof… describe your perfect, rainy afternoon. Hmm, I’m of prompt again as I do like the rain … Pluviophile: (n) a lover of rain;… Continue Reading →

Our house

What are the earliest memories of the place you lived in as a child? Describe your house. What did it look like? How did it smell? What did it sound like? Was it quiet like a library, or full of… Continue Reading →

When Childhood Ends, does it?

Write about a defining moment in your life when you were forced to grow up in an instant (or a series of instants). I’m pretty much against the “you have to grow up” brigade. I could go into a massive… Continue Reading →

The groove with SomaFM

Today’s Wednesday Morning Playlist is – GrooveSalad. Years ago, well still now, GrooveSalad on SomaFM was/is used as background music while working. I was freelancing and one company, let me use their offices to do my work, since most of… Continue Reading →

I was raised by a pack of dogs, yet only had cats. Said a woman to me when she saw me walking my dog.

Sly & The Family Stone vs Pixies

Today’s Wednesday Morning Playlist is – Sly & The Family Stone vs Pixies Years ago I was helping a friend getting his pub ready for the grand opening. He had got this old shell of a night club, that needed… Continue Reading →

Size matters

When you are a tourist in the UK you will end up hearing – it’s the size of <insert random number> double decker buses or this is <insert random number> higher than the Nelson Column. Even if you have lived… Continue Reading →

Typed by hand

When was the last time you wrote something by hand? What was it? My hand writing has never been any good, you would think that I was a doctor if only saw my hand printed scribbles. It has only become… Continue Reading →

Worlds Colliding

Take two main characters from two different books (either fiction or nonfiction) and introduce them to, or have them meet, each other. What would happen next? I’m going off prompt here, as the only thing that came to mind was… Continue Reading →

Stop Making Sense

Over the last year or so, I have texted a very good friend on Wednesdays* with a “Morning Play List”, since we both like and need music in our lives. So I was thinking why not do it here too…. Continue Reading →

Eavesdroping #1

I was raised by a pack of dogs, yet only had cats. Said a woman to me when she saw me walking my dog.

Den vita stenen

First Crush: Who was your first childhood crush? What would you say to that person if you saw him/her again? Well I can’t do this, since I ever meet her in real life. She is the main character in a… Continue Reading →

Soundscapes

This idea is blatantly nicked from BBC World Service’s brilliant program called World Update: Daily Commute. They have a section called Soundscapes, listeners send in a recording of their daily lives and the sounds that is around them. Today I… Continue Reading →

Making your own Kilt

When I first saw the utilikilts.com I knew that I wanted one. And with a weeding coming up that we couldn’t miss, I was searching one evening for photos of kilt to figure out which design I wanted. I also… Continue Reading →

Pretty Good Privacy, anyone?

Listen very carefully, I shall say this only once. Do any of you lot ever use PGP? I for one don’t have or write anything worth hiding behind PGP. I can only think about one maybe two people, that I… Continue Reading →

New Gmail update

I’m not sure how I feel about the new Gmail update both on Android and in browser. Read their blog post about it here – A new inbox that puts you back in control. First what I like about the… Continue Reading →

Is this a dagger I see before me?

I have always been fascinated by knives. I can spend hours looking at them in shops and online. I had a trusty Vangedal knife when I was a scout which I somehow sadly lost. I have gone through my fair… Continue Reading →

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