In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Cliché.”

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush……………according to my cat, even a single bird in the bush is worth more than the dinner in his bowl!!! Human (oops sorry, Cat Nature) isn’t always logical……….but don’t they do tell us to follow our dreams?Grants Park Picnic Dinner

Personal Reflection – I am an Island

I am an Island…….emotionally, physically, spiritually, figuratively, psychologically, and morphologically. It’s not an easy thing to admit. People who don’t really know me, may see me as somewhat standoffish, forty something, fat and frumpy, perhaps; but doubtful, a jolly old soul. Others see me as timid, shy, a nobody. Others see me as a person…

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Secret Santa

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Secret Santa.”

After a very traumatic year for my friends and family, this one is pretty easy. I wish for everyone to BE SAFE, but Merry this Christmas, free from pain, misery, sorry and loss, and for ALL to emerge on the other side to enjoy a happy and healthy 2015. A bit cliche? Probably, not usually me, But I am felling a little nostalgic………Merry Christmas

– Julz

Piracy Vs Pay TV – Australia, are we really the Hackers of the World?

The Headlines state that Australian’s are the biggest Video Pirates in the World. Is this fact or fiction? I take a look at the some of the facts, some of the fictions and why do we do it? Are there any alternatives? I, like a lot of other Australians, love watching TV………’s been ranked as…

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No Dead Line’s for me in 3..2..1

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “In Due Time.” What’s your next, most pressing deadline? Are you excited, stressed, or ambivalent about it? What’s the first thing you’d like to do once you’re done with it? In 1 hour I finish work for the year!!! Yahoo. It’s been a very long year, with…

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Going, Going…………Gone

This is a very sad day for me, my beloved Lancer has gone. This was the very first car I bought brand new, no one else had ever driven it, it was spotless, with like 4kms on the clock & that new car smell. I worked so hard for it, I scrimped and saved, I…

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The Object of My Dejection – Toit

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “The Object of My Dejection.” Tell us about the object of your dejection — something you made, a masterpiece unfinished, or some sort of project that failed to meet your expectations. What did you learn from the experience? How would you do things differently next time? Oh Whoa…

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Alphabet Soup

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Alphabet Soup.” Write down the letters of the ABC. For each one, choose a word that begins with that letter. Now, write a post about anything — using all the words you’ve selected. There was once an Iguana called Kevin, who had several friends who had been locked up…

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A letter to my Adult Children

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “The Language of Things.” Wow this was more of a challenge than I anticipated, I added it in English as well, so people can figure out what on earth I was saying! To My Full Size Wallet Emptier’s, You are my sunshine, my entire 3rd rock from the…

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