Tis the Season

Readers, there will be a short break in transmission while I am laid low with the dreaded flu.  Fortunately, I had my flu shot a few months ago otherwise I fear it could have been much worse.  Even so, it is very unpleasant.  The rest of my family were “too busy” to organise their shots, so they are much worse off.

The moral of this story is get your flu shot early.  You may still get the flu, but hopefully it won’t be as bad.


Born To Be Alive

This is my response to the Ragtag Daily Prompt — Groove.

As some of you may know, I am a delicate, sensitive flower.  I blame it on the boogie.  So I want to raise an issue that is dear to my heart, even though this may be an issue mostly in my own head.  But it feels real enough.  First some background… Read more

Serried Books All In A Row

This is my response to the Ragtag Daily Prompt of 4 July 2018  —  Serried.

I am feeling a bit flat, perhaps because it is mid-Winter, and I have a tendency to feel flat at this time of year.  In Winter, everything becomes smaller and meaner, at least I perceive it to be so.  Or perhaps this is just the reality of these troubled times.  Words, ideas and causes are jostling for attention.  Usually when I feel this way, I find escape in my art (mosaics), but it is too cold at the moment for this form of escapism.  So I need another form of escapism.

I’m just a poor girl
Need an escape from reality
Open my eyes
Pick up a book and read.

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