A while ago on Twitter a call for readers and reviewers caught my eye from a new author - Lisa Bush. I responded and found out she's relatively local to me and she kindly sent me a copy of her book Hanging Tough for me to read and let her know my thoughts. Hanging Tough is … Continue reading Hanging Tough – How tough was it?
Esther Newton runs her weekly Monday Motivation post to inspire the budding writers around her to generate a small piece of writing. This week the theme is: I hadn’t thought that would happen. So what was I going to do now? This is what I came up with: Radio Troubles: The radio wasn't badly damaged, but even so … Continue reading Writing Prompt – I hadn’t thought that would happen…
Thanks to Aditi for nominating me for the black Cat, blue sea award. I've not seen this one before, but it looks kinda cool! Aditi is a relatively new follower. She writes her thoughts and muses down a her own gentle and real fashion. Have a look at her blog - it's a nice place to be! … Continue reading The black cat, blue sea award!
This week's amazing images from ESA show a landing site on Mars, Antartic survey teams returning to base and how this helps us with space missions and Saturn's changing shadow. See the link for all the information. via Week In Images / Highlights / ESA Simon 🙂 No ownership claimed on images - Credit … Continue reading ESA – Week In Images
To all my bloggers and friends - make sure you look up this re-blogged post and support Lucy in any way - especially in the form of pre-ordering or buying her new book! Thanks - Simon 🙂
Going to the seaside is fun, the smells the sounds as it sets nearer. Seagull's screech overhead and people milling about in all directions. The sea washes up the shandy and stony shore in its relentless nature, the sand and sea between your toes and the sandcastles that are built to jold back the sea … Continue reading Going to the seaside
Thoughts reflect in the mirror smooth glass like the sky above. The moon stares at me from beneath as if looking up into my soul. There are no answers to be found in the reflections, only what is shown. The answers lie in my mind and not outside. I will only discover them on my … Continue reading Reflections
I got a nice little message from Colleen Ackerman yesterday, she had nominated me for the unique blogger award. Colleen is a very talented an poetic writer and all of you should really go over and have a look at what she's up to! Thanks for nominating me Colleen - I really appreciate it and I … Continue reading The Unique Blogger Award
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I remember when this 2008 film came out, as usual I missed it and I have only recently been able to watch it. There are many similarities between this modern remake and the original film, as I remember I think this received poor reviews and many were critical of it but I can't see why, … Continue reading The Day the Earth Stood Still -How to Remake a Classic Well
Esther's Monday motivation was delivered to my inbox this morning. Esther has frequently encouraged me to take part in one of her short story writing prompts, so I thought today I would. Esther's prompt post is here: Monday Motivations - "This was a matter of life or death" The prompt is to include the line "This … Continue reading Life or Death – 150 Words
As usual I'm posting the week's images from ESA. There are spectacular images of solar flares, Mars from the Express orbiter and a close up of comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. Click the link for the full image seat and details. via Week In Images / Highlights / ESA Simon 🙂 No ownership claimed on images - credit ESA.