Morrigan’s travel beads… 21st October 2019


The Celtic woman's safety chain...when far from home... So I have done it. Finally left the island and headed off into the wide blue yonder that is UAE. Well, its been a long old wait! Follow this link to see the build up to today's eventual leaving of the shores if you want to know … Continue reading Morrigan’s travel beads… 21st October 2019

Relinquishing The Past…

22nd February 2022 Being signed off sick - and finally giving into doctor's orders and salvaging what is left of my failing health - has also given hours and hours of past reflection, present feelings and future decisions...perhaps. She says... indecisively... The tinge of Guilt accompanying writing when I should be working - or should … Continue reading Relinquishing The Past…


Photo by Pixabay on This word has been incessantly rattling around in my not-so-lucid -lately brain matter. There was another word - earlier today - that now escapes me. Foggy brained, I have unravelled throughout my long and lonely day. Make that days. To recall a fleeting thought from early morning as I gazed … Continue reading Denouement

Cavernous realms beyond our control.

Photo by u041cu0430u0433u043eu043cu0435u0434 u0428u0430u043fu0438u0435u0432 on It was tricky not to find the usual generic picture when searching for a free image for this and as I have not ventured into any caves as late - as one does...(not often!) ... I gave in and plumped for the awestruck figure enclosed in eerily irredescent gloom! … Continue reading Cavernous realms beyond our control.

Sign your name across my heart …

When I first saw this writing prompt I immediately latched onto Picasso and started thinking of his great modernist works. His abstract, often complex Cubist creations with a distinct African feel and his portraits of the women in his life, are all infused with a strange and sometimes macabre sadness. "Art is a lie that … Continue reading Sign your name across my heart …


So today I cheated. I chose all six prompts from the last 6 days and amalgamated them to write one block of 6 x 50 words expected of me...nothing if not crafty, that's me! Reminded immediately of a pen my husband bought me long ago, one that I craved on first sight but abandoned as … Continue reading Promptation!

Excuses for not writing in forever …and Mountains…UAE style

Back home in the UK I belong to no less than 3 writing groups. Photo by Lisa on A little greedy perhaps - and typically me to spread myself so thin and want to join all I see instead of being selective. Yet variety IS the spice of life and for me all 3 … Continue reading Excuses for not writing in forever …and Mountains…UAE style