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
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com 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
Photo by u041cu0430u0433u043eu043cu0435u0434 u0428u0430u043fu0438u0435u0432 on Pexels.com 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.
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!
Back home in the UK I belong to no less than 3 writing groups. Photo by Lisa on Pexels.com 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
#mountains #freedom #soulreplenishing #morningwalk 6am 🌴 🏖 🌊 ☀ https://www.instagram.com/p/CP_heENDc8d/?utm_medium=share_sheet
Today is sandy. A squall of a day. Cloudy. Obscure. Opaque Some days are bright Lucid Visible as far as the eye can see Today is not one of those days Today is sandy A sandstorm A squall A slowly gathering shamal Sometimes metaphorical, these are my morning views But I feel better when I … Continue reading A Squall of a day
Not written in a while. A very long, lonely while Feeling that my writing is my only company. Hours on end alone working in this apartment have turned me into a hermit - beautiful as my view now is escape is necessary at times! I am lucky enough to have met a few people who … Continue reading Empty vessels make most noise
Apologising profusely to your old apartment cos you already left it. Possibly weeks ago in your mind! Addressing it by its number - 516 - sorry, 516 but I am staying here with my newbie tonight 🙂 Hi new abode and wide open space ☀ Moving today has been a strange cocophony of memories, spilling … Continue reading Making that move…
Travelling home in covid times...