This is a piece of free-writing I did a little while ago. Spark word: bell. Time: 10 minutes. "So," the cloaked figure whispered, "this is where they found her. Bloodless and naked, except for a necktie around her-" "Dong!" "-around her neck," continued the cloaked figure, irritably. "No one knows-" "Dong! Dong-dong!" "-why she was … Continue reading Bell
By the way, I have been featured as a guest blogger on http://www.diaryofanocd.wordpress.com. Find me here: http://diaryofanocd.wordpress.com/guest-blogging/maria-this-is-my-ocd-tell-me-yours/ My dad gave me a lift to work. "I'm sorry," I said, as I closed the door. "What for?" asked dad, doing driverly things. "I'm not sure. Being a bit late? Making you go ever so slightly out … Continue reading sorry
Well, I have been nominated for the Liebster Blog Award. Thank you very much, Shania of http://fightagaintocd.wordpress.com - I'm very flattered. I must confess, I had never actually heard of the Liebster Award, but having looked it up, it all seems jolly exciting. There are some complex rules regarding nominations, so here goes nothing: 1. … Continue reading And the Nominees Are…
Now that people actually read my blog (or so I'd like to think), I'd like to make a few points. First of all, thank you for your overwhelming support re: My Last Post. I've had over 1,500 people from all over the world read it, and I've people tweeting me to say thank you, or … Continue reading And So To The Blogosphere
Warning: long. It was Thursday and I was meeting a friend for lunch. Like me, she is partial to mugs and notebooks, so we skipped into Tottenham Court Road Paperchase. Lovely! Mugs, notebooks, ribbons, pom-poms - everything a girl could want! We looked at pretty things, we looked at useless things. We looked at … Continue reading Seriously Disordered Thinking
Ciao a tutti! Come stai? As you can probably tell, I have come back from another one of my exciting jaunts to climates foreign, this time: Sardegna, Italia! In other words, I have been to Sardine Isle, aka Sardinia. Interestingly, Sardinia is not actually named after the fish. And I ate no sardine out there. … Continue reading Sardines!