Freestyling Edge

She feels the sharp edge of darkness closing in Flashes of red pulsing almost rhythmically Each one timed with a wave of pain. Reaching out she makes a whimpering sound Too much too bear It shouldn’t be this hard. With crisp sound, foil breaks The pills slide down She slumps to the ground Sweet. Chemical. Relief. This…

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Tea(?!) for Two

  For Justine’s Eclectic Teatime #8, I am bringing along a different kind of deliciousness. She did warn you that it can get a bit wild! I met with a friend for a drink before dinner in a little bar in Glebe (Sydney) sometime last year. We tried a local beer and it was served…

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Splash (Eclectic #8)

Into the water? Or sit tight safe on the sand? Serious choices. Justine at Eclectic Odds and Sods, as I’m sure you know, hosts Eclectic Corner. This 8th edition is entitled “Splash of Colour” and asks us to submit a photograph depicting a splash of colour. I decided to also include a splash of water 🙂 Justine…

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Tea (Coffee) Party

 I’m again joining Justine’s Tea Party and bringing one of my favourite coffees – the affogato. This delicious little concoction is a scoop (or 2) of ice cream with a shot (or 2) of hot espresso. Affogato is Italian for drowned, so let’s drown our ice cream in coffee – yum! Don’t forget to use…

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Eclectic Street Life

My dear Justine at Eclectic Odds n Sods has been hosting a fabulous series of challenges for us to get involved in, share our words and pictures, thoughts and ideas. If you haven’t stopped by, please do, it’s always a treat. This Eclectic Corner Challenge #7 is called Street Life, Photography and Writing and asks…

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Sloe Aged Flirt

Today, I’m bringing a cheeky little cocktail to Justine’s Tea Time #5. If you haven’t been to Justine’s Tea Time before, come along, see what you might find 😉 Before my birthday cocktail party last year, my friend and I went out to taste-test some cocktails, as you do 🙂 I had been introduced to…

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Hope Renewed

This post is in response to Justine’s Story Prompt over at Eclectic Corner. It’s a cool place over there, with various fun challenges and games to get involved in, please check it out and join in. This time, Justine gave us a photo to use as a prompt for a story. I love this photo…

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Eclectic Guessing Reveal

The lovely Justine at Eclectic Odds N Sods started us on another guessing game recently, where we had to post an image with the idea of Protective/Protection and have you try to guess what the image is. We had some great guesses: Justine suggested something zippered, she even roped her son in to help, he…

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