Poetry

Back Street Girl

Running hard but getting nowhere, Breathing in rain, soaking wet but I don't mind. Soles slapping on wet ground, Nothing open and no sanctuary to find. * The brickwork rough on my fingertips, Something pulls my hair and yanks me back. Falling and screaming, hitting the ground, No-one near me; just an axe on the… Continue reading Back Street Girl

Fiction, Travel, Writing

Create your piece, and find your peace 🌸

So I can finally sit and share with you a little from my first experience of a RNA meeting (Romantic Novelists Association). I had the most inspiring two hours in a conference room in Park Place, St James Street. Set up in the UK some years ago - the Romantic Novelists Association which has a… Continue reading Create your piece, and find your peace 🌸

DAILY WORD PROMPT, FAMILY LIFE, Travel

The streets are paved with purple nails 💜

I've always loved nice nails. Today I've had them painted purple. Having had horses in my life from my early twenties for the following quarter century, I knew what having broken chipped nails at the end of chapped hands felt like. It wasn't girly. They were the hands of hard work. But I welcome the… Continue reading The streets are paved with purple nails 💜

DAILY WORD PROMPT, FAMILY LIFE

Shattered Dreams

Miraculous Batman.  Fictional hero?  Or a real man with no more than stubble-grazed chin and kissable lips on display.  Either way, he is adored by billions.  Plus me. So, the other day as I drive into north London to meet with my daughter and take her to dinner, I could not believe my eyes when,… Continue reading Shattered Dreams

FAMILY LIFE

The world is your oyster they say ..

.. and so it is. To be explored and enjoyed in small chunks as and when spare funds decide to play ball with spare time. (Relate)  I read the most enchanting blog this morning by The Obsessive Writer, I found myself totally feeling the author's mother's desire to travel. I so relate to this myself now that… Continue reading The world is your oyster they say ..

DAILY WORD PROMPT, FAMILY LIFE

Once your baby girl; always your baby girl!

<a href="https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/varnish/">Varnish</a> Daily word prompt ... WordPress challenge - Varnish My daughter is 19. She lives and works full time in London, about which we are very proud, and a real plus is that I get to visit my favourite city more regularly than before she moved there! We usually meet for dinner twice a… Continue reading Once your baby girl; always your baby girl!