Have you ever wondered about the real meaning of song lyrics? The real meaning that is and not the “Ooh that’s a nice tune,” take it and move onto the next track. If so then this book is for you. As Nick Kershaw said, “Absolutely LOVE IT!” Continue reading
The alternative working title was “Dead Blogs and Englishmen” after a January hiatus. Time flies works better; a year ago today….
Sign-up is open for the 2nd annual Kindness Challenge! Click on the photo to be redirected to the sign-up page! Last year we had over 80 participate and focus on kindness for 7 weeks.
Source: 2017 Kindness Challenge Sign-up!
A dedication to all my followers, across all platforms, and an apology for absence. You can also share links if you want to connect. Continue reading
Happy Halloween my ghoulish readers!
Welcome back to Scale it Simples first ever Halloween writing contest.
This contest ends at midnight tonight, so there is still lots of time to enter your story. Check out the rules in the original post here.
You may leave a link to your story in the comment section of that blog. Once you submit I will add your story to this post.
Moving onto the purpose of this post…
I wanted to share with you all the links to the Halloween story submissions so far.
Please read the stories and email firstname.lastname@example.org to cast your vote for your favorite story.
So sit back, grab some Halloween candy, turn on your favorite horror film and start reading… or writing!
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In a body that is failing, a mind wanders two realities. Divided, dying in one and hunted in another. It was never supposed to be this way. Continue reading
Totally out of the blue….a fellow blogger, coincidentally named Gary, has written a very generous review as part of a challenge he’s working on. Amazing blog so go visit and follow post (bad pun) haste!
G was a tough one. I don’t know why, the letter seems common enough! I pondered for a moment nominating myself but this thought alone seemed so narcissistic I had to banish it from my mind immediately.
An interesting phenomenon has arisen amidst this A-Z challenge. How to find letter specific bloggers? This spurred a google search on how to find bloggers, which was quite unfruitful. There are a few plugins that pretend to be able to do the job but I’m too computer illiterate and lazy to try to find if they are lying or not (the plugins). I’m not sure if plugins are capable of lying or not, but since their creators are (I think) humans, I’m sure they have the ability.
I slowly came to the realization that I would have to search the good old fashioned way, which is a kind of “stumble upon” method. I…
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After posting a short extract from a piece called An Absent Child a few kind readers asked for more concerning the series. This is the first part. Posted two years ago before my blog was similarly swallowed by time. For those who have already trolled back, I apologise, but for those who are new to my writing enjoy or turn and run away. It is not for me to decide what’s good or bad but for you as readers to let me know…and if the latter, why?
The paranormal brothers Carmichael witness the demise of an out of time woman in a room with an appetite.
Source: The Room That Swallows People
Author: G. Jefferies
Catastrophising is a word I encountered recently in a mindfulnes course. Full application on internal mental WFT arrived last Eve when Windows 10 popped up a nugget of information saying your data drives stuffed, back it up pronto because I’m not turning on again until it’s fixed. Continue reading