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In The Rubble

She ducked down again as the pillars fell. Her eyes streaming tears which washed away streaks of dust and dirt. Her long dark hair stuck to her cheeks and got in her mouth and eyes. She blinked rapidly, trying to see a path ahead through the smoke like debris. Another bomb hit. The building next …

Exercise before breakfast

O M Gosh So I have been on an anti inflammatory diet for a little over a week now.  I lost 4lb in one week… Let me hear you say, YAY Abbie! Ok, ok….. Sounds good……but I have another 4 stone to go and I am not a stickler for staying on things.  So let’s …

The Hideaway

every morning I sit in my Hideaway in my garden reading books to relax.  At present I’m reading The Inheritance Cycle, four books about Eragon and the Dragon Riders.  I’m on to 3 ‘Brisingr’ My garden is my refuge from every day stresses.  Not even my partner sits out here… Just occasionally I have one, …

Whale Watch

Charlie rubbed his eyes and stared out across the undulating water. He had spotted a movement portside but it was now gone. Brought up on tales of monsters from the deep he had sworn never to step aboard anything with water underneath. Jeez, he even had problems with baths… or was that just being lazy?!  …

Painting is such sweet sorrow

You know, I always make promises to myself that I will paint something EVERY DAY and, every day I make excuses not to paint something. Too busy Not enough time Cannot be bothered to clear up the mess it makes .. er I make blah blah blah I think many of us make excuses not …