I'm going to try and stay in the word limit for this week's Esther Newton - Monday Motivation. Thanks as always to Esther for running this, she's very encouraging. This week the theme is: If she didn’t stop doing that soon, he was going to kill her. The Wallet In life there are moments you want the Earth to … Continue reading The Wallet – Esther Monday Motivation
In our search to find Earth like planets it seems we've now discovered one that may be suitable to support life encircling our nearest stellar neighbour. http://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/science/earth-planet-proxima-centauri.html?utm_source=pocket&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=pockethits&_r=0&referer=https://getpocket.com/ Simon 😀 Credit: NY Times
With a distant star cluster and Dione's secrets being revealed along with a service module for the European Orion spacecraft there's a mix in this weeks weekly images from ESA. via Week In Images / Highlights / ESA Simon 🙂 Credit: ESA
How may times have we heard it about some amazing new product? "This thingy is the next generation of..." Too much I think. The phrase 'the next generation' was first coined or popular in the mid to late 80's with the emergence of Star Trek: The next generation, this was a while ago now. When … Continue reading Next Generation – Old Generation
One of the things that's always puzzled me is when each of the seasons are supposed to start and end. This is typical of someone that over thinks things, really it should be when it's cold and wet it's Winter, when the flowers start appearing and the wet is thawing out it's Spring. Summer is … Continue reading Seasons -How are they worked out?
The trip back through the hyperloop to the station nearest to Tranquility seemed to McKinley to have taken and age. The door opened to the capsule and they all started to dismount, the mechanoids first then Blake and his Marines following with everyone else after. "You and you team keep a look out, I have … Continue reading The Titan Mystery – Part 14
Esther has really pushed the boat out this week, with three lines to be included in here Monday Motivations challenge: Write a flash fiction piece of between 50-200 words with the following three lines in it somewhere. The lines don’t have to follow on from one another: The glass smashed to the floor He was … Continue reading Writing Prompt – Esther’s Monday Motivations
This post from Jamie Lee Wallace is just the inspiration any writer needs to keep writing their stories! If you're not following her - why not?!? I hope you don't mind the re-blog Jamie. via Short and Sweet Advice for Writers: Remember. The World Runs on Stories. | Live to Write – Write to Live Simon 🙂
This weeks dose of space pics from ESA include a stellar fireball, shrapnel left over from an exploding star and the moon from the ISS. Click on the link to see the full article. via Week In Images / Highlights / ESA Simon 🙂 No ownership claimed on images - Credit ESA
Steve was lost for words as he watched Mike walking towards him, Sword drawn. "Steve, it would be best for us all if you just throw the key over!" Mike told him, in a threatening tone. "No - put the sword down!" She told him. Mike lifted the sword and at that point there was … Continue reading Minecraft Steve and the Lost City – Part 4
Silently and without much fanfare my follower milestone reached 800 on Sunday. The lucky blogger who pressed that follow button for the 800th time was theeternalscribbler. Thank you for that follow Ari 🙂 Also thank you to all the others, I cannot know you all and I wish I could. I know lots of you here … Continue reading 800 Amazing Followers!
McKinley was nearing exhaustion with Dave, he had tried to convince him that focusing the sighting portal on the time and place that Seanna was killed was the right thing to do and it was useless. He was a machine and he had his in built programs give him his ethics. Dave was in control … Continue reading The Titan Mystery – Part 13