Day 29 – Things that make me feel…

Dear Diary, Coming home last night, soaring somewhere up above cloud nine I thought to myself, I must be one weird woman. Things that make me feel AAAW an AAAAH and ‘I am the king of the world’ are not really the ‘things’ (Oh, you’d know what I mean) That kind of feeling. That kind…

Day 20 – What if I had a SUPERPOWER

Dear Diary, I am trying. I really am trying to stay on top of the writing challenge schedule and write a post every day. However, as we all know, ‘life happens to us when we are busy making other plans’. Something always interferes. Today I chose topic for DAY 20. It is all about wishful thinking,…

Day 14 – If I could live anywhere

Dear Diary These ‘blog prompt’ lists are driving me insane. Choices, choices and more choices. They (prompts) put so many ideas in my tired brain. They have made me think of things I have never thought of or forgot about. They made me remember stuff. They even made me cry. Today is DAY 14 and…

Day 11 – If I were an animal…

Dear Diary, I am up to DAY 11 in my writing challenge to myself. It’s been exciting and … difficult so far. It has been difficult to keep up with the schedule and the regularity of it. Post-a-day is not as easy to do, especially if you are full-time working mum/daughter. Anyhow, today is DAY…

New Year Morning Conversation

Dear Diary, What does happen on New Year Morning? Does the world change? Do the clouds swim differently across the sky? Do trees sway in a new fashion in the summer wind? Is the wind new? Is it the wind of change? A Conversation like this is as good as any on the New Year Morning. I…

What if it happens?

Dear Diary, Just to mix things a bit and to step away from by book reviewing duties, I’d like to share with you and my readers my insights into dream-making. What do you say?…   You dream a dream. You dream many dreams. You make a wish. You make a hundred. Do you know what…

Dreams are not to be made..

Dear Diary, I was cleaning up my blog and found this unpublished post in the ‘Drafts’ section. It looks like once upon 2017 I was going to write something about the dreams and reasons why we should and shouldn’t make them. So here it is. I read in one of the blogs I follow (@Her…

Thought of the Day: May Day, May Day!!!

Dear Diary, It’s May Day in Southern Hemisphere already. Go figure. Where did the 5 month of the new year has gone too? Have you seen? I haven’t. Anyhow, today is MAY DAY. And my Thought of the Day is Why? Because. It is because I had a terrible dream last night about a very…

New Moon wishing to 800 words

There is a belief that the New Moon is the best time to make your wishes for the month ahead. There are very specific rules as to how you have to make those wishes. The only ones I remember are you need to write them all down. There should not be more than eight wishes….

Million Dollar Question: Do I have a right?

Million-Dollar Question for today or for any day of my adult life: DO I HAVE A RIGHT TO BE WEAK? Do I have a right to stop? Do I have a right to think? To feel sorry for myself To cry Do I have a right to wish? To be wanted To be loved Do I?…