This month Mr B and I are taking part in #BlogFlash2012, run by Terri Giuliano Long.
The idea is simple: 30 Days, 30 Prompts, 30 Posts. Every day there’s a new visual prompt and you have to produce 50-100 words on the theme. The beauty of it is, you can produce anything from a simple anecdote to a piece of flash fiction.
There’s also a Facebook page so you can follow along and swap links.
I am also taking part in NaBloPoMo August.
#BlogFlash2012: #9 Journey
In July I read of a German man who has been driving around the world for 23 years and still has the same vehicle, Otto! The footage included photographs of him and his wife at various landmarks in America, Asia, Africa and Europe.
If money wasn’t an object I’ve often thought I’d love to just travel the world, spend a few weeks in each place and keep moving on. I’d want to go just about everywhere in this beautiful world of ours. It’s one of the reasons I write, to put characters on amazing journeys I’ll probably never have myself.
I doubt that there are many cats who enjoy a trip to the vets but our cat Kain is now so unruly on the journey that a taxi ride has become an impossibility. He will settle if you walk for twenty minutes to the vets with him in a carry box so, come rain or shine, this is now how we transport him. Poor Mr B. Kain is not a light cat and his carry box is pretty huge. After lugging the beast around today, I’ll bet his arm was aching. An hour – and $100 – later and we are told Kain is doing ‘quite’ well but there’s room for improvement. I guess we’ll be making that journey again in a couple of months… Anything for our boy!
Are there any candies that you just can’t stomach?
I am not a big fan of chocolate with mint or fruit flavoured fillings (see yesterday’s post on Peppermint Creams). And someone once brought me back some Reece’s Peanut Butter Cups from the US… well, the less said about that, the better!