I met Susan through Twitter and we became quick friends. She sent DMs signed off with Sooz, which still makes me laugh. I have held on to this interview for a little while as she mentioned she would be publishing a new book. With the book release imminent, I think it's time to publish the … Continue reading Wednesday Wordsmith Author Interview – Susan Buchanan
Given the amount of Author Interviews I am now doing, I have decided to compile them all into one table. This includes the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday series. My, oh my, there are a few here now. I also have the honour of announcing yet another interview that is not on the table below. I … Continue reading Author Interview Schedule (complete as of 1 August)
She comes to me unbidden in her naked-coloured pajamas. As thin as onion skin as strong as steel But before the thin veil comes off You need to know her for magic and mischief for smiles and sensuality Only then will she peel to reveal her love.
Here I sit trying to work out if I can really keep my promise to a certain reader of publishing some writing that I have been doing. It is very dark stuff and goes places that I have little knowledge of. So I think for a while, deliberate, procrastinate and end up doing nothing. It … Continue reading Should I? Really?
Sheila Pierson has taken me to task about one of my blog posts. In Sharing Black Thoughts I stated that I may share some of the writing that I had been doing around a very dark and depressed character. In a comment she posted on the original blog post, she basically said what am I … Continue reading Nothing Like Being Dared!!
Whilst on our way to pick up the kids from school, I saw three little conjoined, orange mushrooms. It got me to thinking rather quickly about whether little people live in those little mushrooms. A quirky little family of creatures that could fit in mushrooms obviously and their adventures they might have. (And if I … Continue reading Living In A Mushroom
Recently, I have been writing very dark and depressing stuff. Over the next couple of blogs I might share some of it with you. It seems to be coming from a depressed character but I have no idea what to do with the words that he tells me. I struggle to see how anybody would … Continue reading Sharing Black Thoughts
Flys. I dislike them. Most people dislike them; I would guess. And as you would, I spray them with a fly spray. But do you ever think of what the fly must go through after that lethal dose of whatever brand of fly spray you use? Have you ever followed it around the house as … Continue reading A Fly’s Agony
Listening and watching commercial music has become a very boring thing to do these days. Each song sounds and looks like the one before it and, most likely, the next one will sound and look like the previous. So what has happened to originality in music? With the global broader music industry reportedly worth $130 … Continue reading 365 / 46: Originality in Music – Where Has It Gone?
We are told that we need to combat pollution every day. Do this, do that. Do not destroy the ozone layer any more than it already destroyed. Recycle, reuse etc. Trade, give away and share as much as possible. But…. But is the collapse of the environment the fault of the 20th century? We now … Continue reading 365 / 45: Pollution – Is It All Our Fault?