I Think I Can Write a Script.

Actually I don't. I joined a Scriptwriting writing group because the guy running it wasn't comfortable with the admin, and he was too important to lose. Once a month and some tips to hand onto my husband (scriptwriting was an early aspiration) and my drama obsessed offspring. But no it was a full on scriptwriting … Continue reading I Think I Can Write a Script.

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Silence Filled the Room

Silence filled the room. This statement is just not realistic. The room I am in is relatively quiet. The air conditioner makes small puddles of noise, bird song delicate and sweet dashes in and out of the window, small, easily missed. The dog’s snoring can only be found during a pause. The noise of my … Continue reading Silence Filled the Room

Now That I Am-not at all in any way but prone to delusions-Famous

I need to own stuff. Well actually even poor not famous people need to own stuff.  What I mean is I need to stop childishly making up cards and thingies with pictures I find on the internet.  So I went to Graphic Stock and Pixabay and bought pictures to decorate my weird cards and stuff. … Continue reading Now That I Am-not at all in any way but prone to delusions-Famous

A Reliable Source

Have you been in a conversation with some ignoramus who refuses to believe in commonsense and natural wisdom; like say your mother or your kids?  Then this is for you!  A site where obscure knowledge is gathered so it can be quoted.  Next time you are in an argument and the person says: 'But that's … Continue reading A Reliable Source

Old Song Reworked

Today I have for you, dear readers a song; sung to the tune of Fiddler's Dram - "Day Trip to Bangor (Didn't We Have a Lovely Time)"   Didn’t we have a loverly time the day we went to Greylands? A beautiful day   Police dragged me away       Thank God we hid the baby You … Continue reading Old Song Reworked

The Ancient Elephant

The Ancient Matriarch Elephant lumbers towards the waterhole.  Each ponderous step thunders, to her each movement is made gingerly as the pain in her joints remind her of her great age and weight.  Soon my journey will be over. But no!  I have only just got out of bed, I wash my face and peer … Continue reading The Ancient Elephant

50 Words, 2nd Person, Future Tense, Ta-Dah!

Too late! You will think "juvenile", you will keep reading. Creaking, bangs, a hum,you will hear, but dismiss them "background noise". Someone behind you?  Old trick, but you will look. The room will feel colder,  just for a moment.  You will feel a brief chill! You will begin to type...     2nd person & … Continue reading 50 Words, 2nd Person, Future Tense, Ta-Dah!

Finally Embracing Normalcy or Should We Have Eaten That Goblin!

So we are playing Dungeons & Dragons.   I have played once before as a teenager; actually I always really wanted to play but it was more a guy thing and I wasn’t pushy as a kid.  No seriously, it may be hard to believe but in person; except with my husband & kids I am … Continue reading Finally Embracing Normalcy or Should We Have Eaten That Goblin!

School Note

Tabitha was having trouble with her homework over the weekend, Mum really wanted to let her teachers know so they could help.  I was aware that she may have found her neurofeedback session on Friday a little confronting.  So in the interests of better communication I wrote the following for her Pastoral Care teacher (Home room, … Continue reading School Note

I Am Awake, Shut Up Mum

In order to wake Alex from a dissociative/mute/withdrawn episode I sometimes use songs that attract her attention and simultaneously offer a reward if she can repeat the song.  Singing a funny song preferably with actions wakes her up.  By the time she can sing the song properly she is ready to safely walk around. This … Continue reading I Am Awake, Shut Up Mum