Saturday’s prompt: write a recipe for disaster

  Pre-heat the oven first (duh). METHOD: Pour two very tired parents into a medium sized bowl Add 3 cups of 4 kids each hyped up on red cordial, red snakes...anything red, basically Stir in a very drunk third cousin and a brother who can't find his pants Sift a teaspoon of an open gate …

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Friday’s prompt: where you wish you were

I get so excited as I browse through this smorgasbord of prompts because ideas start buzzing and soon my mind resembles a beehive and the only problem is which story to write first. Are you ever afraid that you'll have a really great idea and then forget it? And then you think, that could have …

Thursday’s prompt: what was the most recent incident in your life that made you laugh?

This response will be short because I spent about 12 hours on my feet today. The problem with funny stories is that they're rarely funny to retell and most of them end up being you had to be there moments (our excuse when any story flops) so instead I've compiled a list of 'would you believe...' …

New Year’s Day

  For my birthday last year my super awesome American roommate Taylor sent me this notebook called ‘642 Things to Write About’ full of cool and (very) random writing prompts. So, in the interest of writing more regularly and practicing my craft, I have decided to write in response to one of these each day …

A Man Named Bill

    Recently at work one of my girls and I met this wonderful customer named Bev. Seventy-four, she was still kicking on as cheeky as ever and absolutely made my day. She was still 21 on the inside, which is probably why I connected with her so much. She reminded me of one simple fact: …