Insomniac, nostalgic and other things.

It’s 4 am. Am I insomniac? I don’t think so. I think my sleep pattern has gone wrong. I can sleep during the day but when night comes I seem to be wide awake. A lot of you have been enquiring either via direct messages or though common friends and/or my parents about my whereabouts….

Short Stories List 5

Good Morning, Pinch and Punch for the first day of the month. I hope your weekend included some nice food, people and times. I mean not so much people physically but I hope you were able to connect somehow, through letters, emails, phones. Mine was quiet. I got some reading done and I have been…

Short Stories List 4

Good Morning all, I hope you have all had a great week. The past week has been busy. New projects on the way and I’ll try to keep you informed about it. Here are five more short stories for you to dive into this week. I will try to update the blog weekly as much…

Mental Health – trendy or what ?

Since COVID I have seen an increase in social media posts in my circle on mental health. I think that this is great. However, how many of us are actually having conversations around this ? I get frustrated when I see people post pictures and words on this matter, yet they lack to show support…

What is a poet if there is no poem

Y’all, I am bringing back the 50 poems 50 people challenge, I didn’t meet the 50 mark because well, I didn’t receive 50 requests. However its now back again and here is the third one on the list. There’s two more that have already been requested but they are second requests as I have already…

Short Stories List 3

And it’s Monday again… Hope your weekend was lovely.  Mine went by swiftly. It’s been getting busier, as a home owner, with the cold weather comes so many responsibilities in the house that you hadn’t thought of and also can no longer put it off unless you are happy suffering. I managed to get a…

Small details about my mother

As you all, well (most of you ) know by now that my mother tested positive for Covid and it was a very stressful time for all for us. She has recovered from it, but she still needs time to regain energy and get back to her normal self. I woke up every morning and…

Short Stories List 2

Good morning, and a pinch and a punch for the first day of the month. It’s February already – this year is truly off and running. Lot has happened over the last few weeks. Mother caught Covid and it was very stressful for us all. I then injured by back and ribs somehow and have…

Short stories list 1

Last night I was talking to my best friend about getting our reading mojos back. It seemed that we were not the only ones who had lost ours. A lot people seemed to have lost their connections with books too, without realizing I think a lot of us were making our way toward depression. It…

Ella Minnow Pea

Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn. If you love the English language, you will love this book. I love the clever manipulation of the language. It is written in forms of letters amongst the citizens of a fictional island called Nollop, off the coast of South Carolina. Letter writing remains the principal form of communication…

Doing Life VII

End of year. Making lemonades out of lemons. Don’t have words flowing out at the moment. Thought stocktaking would be best. See how you have fared too. Go on , do one for yourself! Making: Art. Poems. Stories. Cooking: Wintery food. Pies. Jaulo. Stews. Sipping: Red wine. Lots of it. And Champagne it’s that time…

How to Throw Halloween Party

I have hosted many Halloween parties. This year it was small but fun because of obvious reasons and thus we did not want to gather many people in the house. Husband and I decided we would make October a Halloween month and do something spooky every week. On the 31st we had a special feast…