Month: January 2014

The Lost Hero (Heroes of Olympus)

The Lost Hero (Heroes of Olympus) by Rick Riordan Goodreads Synopsis: Jason has a problem. He doesn’t remember anything before waking up on a school bus holding hands with a girl. Apparently he has a girlfriend named Piper. His best friend is a kid… Continue Reading “The Lost Hero (Heroes of Olympus)”

Toot Your Horn

Today’s post presents us with “Most of us are excellent at being self-deprecating, and are not so good at the opposite. Tell us your favourite thing about yourself’’. Self-deprecating yep that’s me. My favourite part of myself is my overactive imagination. My overactive imagination… Continue Reading “Toot Your Horn”

Ripped from the headlines

Today’s post asks us to visit our favourite online news source and pick an article with a headline that grabs you and write a short story based on it. Now I’m going to give you the story, then I’ll tell you the headline!!! *****                           … Continue Reading “Ripped from the headlines”

Clean Slate

Today’s post asks us to explore the room we’re in as if we’re seeing it for the first time – What do we see? Who is the person who lives there?                        *  … Continue Reading “Clean Slate”

Take Two

Today’s post asks up to run outside and take a picture of the first thing we see, then run back inside and take a picture of the second thing we see, then write about the connection between these two random objects, people, or scenes.… Continue Reading “Take Two”

Tripwire (3rd of 18 Reacher Novels)

Tripwire (3rd of 18 Reacher Novels) by Lee Child Goodreads synopsis: Jack Reacher, ex-military policeman relaxed in Key West until Costello turned up dead. The amiable PI was hired in New York by the daughter of Reacher’s mentor and former commanding officer, General Garber.… Continue Reading “Tripwire (3rd of 18 Reacher Novels)”

Turn me into a curry

Sometimes when my sons sitting on my lap he stares into my eyes and it’s like he’s reading my soul – Other times I swear he’s thinking ”if I cut her up and put her in a curry she’d be delicious” then he’ll smile,… Continue Reading “Turn me into a curry”

Teacher’s pet

Today’s post prompt asks us to write about a teacher who had a real impact on our lives, either for the better or the worse and how is your life different today because of him or her? Haha well I could talk about my… Continue Reading “Teacher’s pet”


Helplessness: that dull, sick feeling of not being the one at the reins – Today’s post asks us when did you last feel like that, helpless and what did you do about it? I laughed when I saw today’s post prompt, a bitter laugh!… Continue Reading “Helpless”

Reading books

As a generalisation I won’t read a series until it’s finished. I hate the waiting. I dread falling in love with a book and not being able to read it’s follow up straight away and having to wait another year or so. I’m rather… Continue Reading “Reading books”