Prompts and Challenges

Photo Challenge Summer Daze

"Climate change is sometimes misunderstood as being about changes in the weather. In reality it is about changes in our very way of life." - Paul Polman In the good old summertime our thoughts turn to a variety of outdoor activities geared to helping us feel good about ourselves. The spectrum ranges from cycling, playing... Continue Reading →

Word Prompt Advantage

The Midweek Word-prompt is Advantage. This particular word may turn out to be entertaining, on the other hand, it may evoke a gloomy response; it all depends on how you choose to interpret and engage. Have you benefited from someone else’s loss, or turned a situation around and gained an advantage from a disadvantage? Alternatively,... Continue Reading →

Photo Challenge Bucolic

The Photo challenge is Bucolic. I first heard this word when a character in a television murder mystery used it. Never having heard it before, I imagined it was either an indigestion remedy or possibly a block of disinfecting soap!

Word Prompt Subliminal

'Subliminal' is about how we misinterpret our behavior because we're unaware of what our unconscious minds are doing." Loweonard Mlodin A subliminal message is one that is " existing or functioning below the threshold of consciousness." Many times these messages subtly entice us to purchase an item, service or some such thing that our mind feels... Continue Reading →

Photo Challenge Unusual Shape

“To be able to stand out and be respected by many, you have to be positively unique and full of substance.” ― Edmond Mbiaka   The above Mutt and Jeff duo in this photo montage is a Packham Pear and was imported from South America. Packham Pears are also referred to as Packham's Triumph pears... Continue Reading →

Word Prompt Pest Peeve

“When the mouse laughs at the cat, there's a hole nearby.” ― Nigerian ProverbThis week's word prompt is a play on words. It is not pet peeve as you would usually expect but in this instance pest peeve. We all readily tell the world about our favorite pet peeves but what are your deepest pest... Continue Reading →

Photo Challenge – Timeworn

Weekend photo Challenge - Timeworn. To take part – Write a new post and include the challenge word just as you did with WP's daily prompts, highlight the challenge and create a pingback by copying the link below.

Word Prompt Frustrating

"I used to wake up at 4 a.m. and start sneezing, sometimes for five hours. I tried to find out what sort of allergy I had but finally came to the conclusion that it must be an allergy to consciousness".- James Thurber If you suffer from the occasional allergy outbreak like I sometimes do (... Continue Reading →

Photo Challenge-Heat-Wave

"It doesn't make a difference what temperature a room is, it's always room temperature". Steven Wright A  S I G N  O F  T H E  T I M E S  The summer season has finally begun ushering in blue skies, high temps and of course more time outdoors. But when the thermometer goes too... Continue Reading →

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