Grateful + Discover Prompts

I’m grateful to Ben Huberman for the April prompts. I’ve had a lockdown birthday; best birthday gift ever…I’ve learnt to tag, from Ben. I’ve gained some friends and followers, but most of all, I’ve had fun writing differently. Thank you, namaste, Danke vielmals, Gracias, Merci beaucoup, Be happy and most of all, always be grateful.Continue reading “Grateful + Discover Prompts”

Play “List” – Discover Prompts

Here’s my playlist: With thanks to Jeff Streeby for the artwork choices and production manager on the playlist. The voice is my own. It happened by accident. I mean, that’s how I see it. Of course every moment of my life led up to it: That day when, walking down the road with Simon Fuller,Continue reading “Play “List” – Discover Prompts”

Magic – Discover Prompts – Day 25

It’s magic. My superpower. It’s intuition. Sometimes I just get a feeling. Sometimes, I just know. They say if you don’t act within the first few seconds of a thought, you won’t commit to it. What is it you want to do? What voices are holding you back? Are they loud, impatient, scared voices? OrContinue reading “Magic – Discover Prompts – Day 25”

Three – Discover Prompts

If you take a look at fairy tales, you’ll find they often come in threes. The Three Billy Goats Gruff, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Cinderella has two ugly sisters. I used to call my three siblings The Three Little Ones. I grew up with a love of story. For a while I had threeContinue reading “Three – Discover Prompts”

The motherboard day 1.

Hi, I just read an astonishing article in The Sunday Times. Apparently computers are going to overtake us to such an extent, by 2050 or 2100, that we will be like apes to them. I was so incensed at the lack of reference to emotions in the article that I decided to begin this story.Continue reading “The motherboard day 1.”

New – born – discover Prompts

I gave birth to a beautiful bouncing boy in 1989. My own newborn. I was 22 years old. I had been married the year before. I was new to mothering. I was a career girl. A successful manager. I fell in love with my helpless child and knew that I needed to look after himContinue reading “New – born – discover Prompts”

Distance – Discover Prompts

I’m getting used to distance. I’m of an age when your children have flown to university and some of them beyond that are adults making their own way. I’m used to distance. Usually I get in the car and drive to a city to cut out distance. Several of you live in several big cities.Continue reading “Distance – Discover Prompts”

Growth

Remember growth start from a tiny seed. Sometimes to get new growth you have to cut a great deal of dead wood away. Sometimes you need to cut right back to the base. Take my plant, passiflora edulis, I think. A couple of years ago I planted this plant in a semi-shady spot in theContinue reading “Growth”

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