In a shocking turn of events, that will shock absolutely nobody, it turns out that I am a complete and utter pushover when it comes to my daughter. Tonight, we had to go shopping to buy a new litter tray for the cats as the wife broke the last one. We went to a shop […]Read More We interrupt your scrolling to bring you some Breaking News.
Hello everyone, Hope you are having a good Sunday. I am looking for some inspiration. I really want to get back to writing again but I have not got any idea of what I could write about, I have got nothing going on in-between the old ears (no need to make a joke of that […]Read More Let’s get back to basics.
Why can’t I take my own advice? I mean seriously I am such a bloody idiot. The post I made a few days ago, inspired by an excellent yet weird drawing by Kira Scribbles, was all about not dwelling on the past, not looking back at what we can’t have, of what we have lost. […]Read More I really should listen to myself.
For those not in the UK Dave is a TV channel here that shows comedy and panel quiz shows. They also have a hilarious twitter account and here are a few of the Gems they put on thereRead More Words of wisdom from Dave.
Everyone wants something. It could be money, food, power, love or even sex. We long for what we can’t have, we long for what we have lost, we worry about what may come. There is no pain greater than the loss of love, except that of what could have been. It may be a cliché […]Read More Dwelling on the past.
Last week I put up a post that I wasn’t even sure I was actually going to post. I was asking for some help as I am really struggling in life right now and the response I got was overwhelming. You are all far too kind and generous and I don’t deserve to have such […]Read More I can never thank you enough.
I never thought I would ever, in my life, write a post like this. As I am writing this I’m not even sure if I will post it or not I actually hate myself a little for even thinking about this but here goes. As anyone who has even so much as glanced at […]Read More Oh I hate being in this position.
I keep trying, Hitting my head upon the wall, No matter what I do I seem to fail, Something is holding me back, Something is putting me off, If I don’t shake it off soon, I think I’ll go mad. I won’t quit, I’ve come to far, I can’t turn back now, My future depends […]Read More I need your light (poem)[sort of]
Things have been a bit rough recently. I’ve been dealing with some issues in my life and I haven’t really had a lot of time or motivation to write anything. So, here’s what has been happening. I’ll keep this brief. I’ve been trying to pass my theory test so that I can progress with my […]Read More I’ll be brief
“Dammit Mr Frodo, how are we going to destroy the ring now? That Scrat planted his acorn on top of Mt Doom” Deleted scene from Return of the King https://wordofthedaychallenge.wordpress.com/2018/07/29/kiras-sunday-scribbles/Read More Daily Prompt curtesy of Kira Scribble
Update on my mirthless post from earlier. I took the plaster off. Beware if you are squeamishRead More Mirth? Eh…. No (pt2)
I have no mirth todayRead More Mirth? Eh… No
Hey, it’s been a while since I’ve put anything on here. I have been dealing with a fair few issues recently, professionally, personally and health-related so I haven’t had the energy or the motivation to post anything here on WordPress. I will try and pull my thoughts together into some sort of coherent rambling in […]Read More Hi
34? Really? 34?Read More 34
Friday is my birthday and I will be [REDACTED] years old. Tonight I have been given a late birthday present from LAST YEAR, that has apparently been sitting in a drawer for the last year. Now if that was me I would have kept them for a week and said Happy Birthday but then that’s […]Read More Late present
It’s 2.25am I’m sitting on the couch because I’ve just been woken up by the little one screaming her heart out. She was sleeping peacefully then boom. I don’t know why? She seems to be in pain but nothing is hurting her. This is happening a lot and all I can think is that she […]Read More How can I stop the bad dreams?
Hey everyone, it’s been a while since I posted anything on here. to be honest I have been thinking about giving up the blog. I haven’t had much time to put anything on here or had anything to say really. So, I don’t know if I will continue with this or not, I’m pretty sure […]Read More Hey, It’s been a while
Seriously America? WHAT THE ACTUAL FUCK? Another school shooting? Another ten children dead? GET RID OF THE FUCKING GUNS Is the ability to kill someone really worth the lives of your children being taken prematurely? I’ve already had an In depth discussion about gun control. The amount of idiots on twitter defending the gun rights […]Read More WHAT THE FUCK IS WRONG WITH YOU?
Hey folks, How have you all been? I am looking for some help here. I have come up with an idea for a new book and I am looking for someone to talk to about it, bounce about some ideas. Anyone want to help me?Read More Someone to bounce ideas around with.
Practically everyday, at least twice a day, I get an email from WordPress saying that i have new Email Followers. This has been happening for at least the last two months, it is werid. When I actually log in and have a look, poof they are gone. It is really weird. So here is my […]Read More Random Question.
When I was eighteen I went away to work for the summer in London. I was working on the rods doing traffic management. I was away for the summer, made decent money and had a good time. I came back on the 31st of July that summer I was meant to come back on the […]Read More Something on my mind
Evening folks, As promised earlier its time for a rant. This afternoon I was scrolling through twitter and I came across a link to this article. Here is the Full article I read it and through “oh for fuck sake this is just ridiculous” then I kept scrolling through the thread and I came […]Read More I AM NOT A FUCKING MILLENNIAL!
Ok this is a heads up. Later on tonight there is going to be a new post from me and it will be a rant. You have been warnedRead More This post is a warning ⚠
Well, today was an odd day. I spent the day with the little one as she wasn’t at the childminders today so got up and made her and myself French Toast for breakfast and it was good. Then after playing for an hour or so she fell asleep face down on the carpet. “YAY,” I […]Read More Adulting Is Hard
It had been a long day and all Luke wanted to do was go home, have a hot shower and then collapse in front of the tv and watch a good film. Work had been hellish dealing he had to deal with all of the angry customers today in the shop and one of them […]Read More The Package
Hey everyone, I haven’t been really in the headspace recently for writing, and I want to try to get back into the swing of things. With that thought, I am looking for your help. If you would be so kind and are up for helping me I have a request. In the comments below can […]Read More Looking for a challenge
I am going to try a new thing tonight I am going to start writing for ten minutes straight with no clue what I am about to say just whatever my fingers decide to say. And the ten minutes start NOW: Apparently today has been national unicorn day?? Who knew that was a thing […]Read More New Challenge
I have decided to make some changes in my life, I have written about this before and anyone who’s read my post knows that to spend more time with my daughter and get some semblance of sanity back I am going to train to become a driving instructor. It’s going to be a long process […]Read More Fancy a coffee?
I’ve had a quiet few days. The weather has been crap so it was with great delight that I found the bake off on Netflix. So I’ve been churning my way through it and it’s still awesome. I got a bit of the bug and tried to make Blondies. I may have buggered it up […]Read More Quiet Easter
I’ve not thought of you for a long time, I’ve been living my life having moved on, Then the memory hits me of when you were mine, And I’m sent spiralling, remembering you’re gone. It comes out of nowhere, It hits me like a train, Haunting my memory, Bringing back the pain. My love for […]Read More Resurfacing Memories [poem]
Last night I went to an awards ceremony. I had no idea why I was going, I didn’t know why I was invited or what I was nominated for. So I went along, being pretty clueless, and it turns out that I was nominated because I had published my first book on kindle. I got […]Read More I won an award.
When you close the door on the past, You move forward to the future, You never know how long the peace will last, Closing the door is hard, Letting go of what you thought was your true path, Part of that path will always linger, Wondering what could have been, But the future isn’t set, […]Read More Closing the Door [poem]
A few weeks ago I received a rather strange letter. I have been nominated for and award at the annual Sports and Arts Awards. So the awards ceremony is tonight and yet I still have no clue what award I’ve been nominated for, why I have been nominated for it, or who has nominated me […]Read More I’m going to an awards ceremony
Hey folks, it has been nearly two weeks since I have posted anything, so I wanted to do a quick update. Its been a rough week or so, I have had to face a few home truths and realisations on things. The first being that I had an interview for a job that I didn’t […]Read More It’s official, I am Unemployable
So just ignore the post I put the other day I won’t be changing the url of this blog as I am unwilling to pay again to change then nameRead More The changes has been canceled for now
As some of you know I’ve been working on a Sci-Fi adventure novel set in the aftermath of an alien invasion and is about one man’s quest to to travel across the world to save the one person left alive that he cares about and save her from the aliens holding her captive. I’ve been […]Read More Taking the plunge
I have been thinking of this for a while, and I have finally made the decision that it is time for me to move on and it is time to say goodbye. You may think this is a decision that I have made suddenly, but it isn’t. I have been thinking of this for a […]Read More It’s time for a change and time to say goodbye
Lightning Flashes, Thunder Crashes, The branch falls knocking him out. via Daily Prompt: Branch [It’s been a while but I thought I’d bring back the ten word story, hope you like it]Read More Did not see that coming [A ten word story]
Originally posted on Poet's Corner:
Submitted by Colin . The wind howled through the trees, making the branches creak and groan, the moon is fighting to shine through the clouds, but it’s a losing battle, There is no light to shine my path, Running from the past, Moving towards the future, But I can’t…
The last 24 hours have been somewhat challenging. It started off yesterday with it trying to snow, there have been weather warnings for the past few days saying that there is a cold front coming in from Russia that is going to be causing problems in the near future. So, this was it at about […]Read More Today has been rough.
I feel like I am at the end of my rope. I have been out of work now for ten months and its starting to get to me. Not so much the not working part but it’s the constant rejections that I keep getting. I can’t count the number of emails I have received over […]Read More End of my rope, I don’t know what to do anymore.
I am looking for Beta Readers to help me with my novel. I have finished it and now i am looking for people to help me give it a polish and get some feedback on it. Ideal I would be looking for people with experience in writing and editing, or anyonw open to a Sci-Fi […]Read More Looking for Beta Readers
Today was fun, as we had nothing today decided to jump in the car and go through to Glasgow for a day out. There were two reasons that we decided to go to Glasgow. Reason One: Hadn’t taken the little one through there yet Reason Two: I wanted to go to the Lego Store. It […]Read More Day out to the Lego Store
Floating through the astral plane, Fleeting thoughts run through my mind, The freeing feeling lets me forget my pain, Letting me leave my past behind. Soaring over the landscape below, Rushing towards the horizon ahead, I can see the face of the one I know, Sitting bolt upright in bed, I now know where I […]Read More Soaring through the Astral Plane [Poem]
Meh. That’s how I feel today, just meh. I am having a low night, nothing seems to make me feel anything, I just feel numb. I don’t know what’s caused it, earlier I was fine then all of a sudden it was like a someone flipped a switch and all feelings apart from either Meh […]Read More Meh
Back on the 12th of January, I was nominated for this award by the fantastically talented and wonderful person that is Cyranny. My teeny tiny Canadian friend. It may have taken me a while to actually get round to this (22nd of February) whoops, sorry about that my friend so here is my eternal thanks […]Read More Mystery Blogger Award…
For a while now I have been having problems with my phone. For some reason it hasn’t been charging, the charging cable would not stay in the phone, it would keep falling out. If I didn’t balance it just right at night, I would wake up to a phone that hadn’t charged. As you can […]Read More Stupid Technology
Love is caring, Love is talking, Love is loss, Love is kind, Love is unyielding, Love is constant, Love is a promise, Love never leaves you, Love touches your soul, But most of all, Love makes life worth living, And Love is pain, Love lets you know that you are alive.Read More What is Love?
The darkness spreads across the land, Creeping and covering all that it encounters, All that is keeping me safe is the match in my hand, The traps ahead are going to be hard to counter. Sneaking through the darkness, Marking my movements against the memory of this place, Making my way through the rubble and […]Read More Sneaking Through The Darkness [Poem]
A few weeks ago, I posted on here that not only have I been out of work since May, and my wife got made redundant at the beginning of January, the company she worked for went into administration. Leaving us up shit creek without a paddle. I had to make a compromise with a promise […]Read More Update on life
I was creeping about my stats just now and I got to thinking about something that my good friend Cyranny said before on her excellent blog The Cove. (if you haven’t dropped by the cove I recommend you do because you will always find a warm welcome and a good laugh along with some incredible […]Read More I am slowly conquering the world.
My present thoughts are a mix of different things but there is one that is currently occupying my mind and I want to share it with all of you. So here is my gift to you. If ghosts are real, which I believe they are I have seen a few, why aren’t there any Dinosaur […]Read More Making you think
In a follow up to my Post yesterday, people need to find the courage to make changes in the world. Here is a quote from a great man and writer that sums it up This also reminds me of another much older quote. Something has to be done, change is neededRead More Courage to make changes.
I would like to talk seriously with you all for a few minutes. This post is something that I feel I have to speak out about even though I know that my writing this will probably make absolutely no difference to the world but with recent events, I think I have to say something. You […]Read More It’s time for something to be done. We can’t go on like this. [rant]
Since today is valentines day, I thought I’d post this again. Available for purchase in all territories on amazon kindle. If you like some erotic fiction that not only has some hot sex but also stories of true love, then read on. [I have a suspicion that there will be a few of you] […]Read More Lost With Desire – Book still for sale.
[I wrote this story back in November and I read it again last night at The Writing Group that I joined last year and I thought that I would tweak it and repost it for valentines day. Enjoy.] One day, far in the future, living life the only way we will know how. Alone. Both […]Read More Years from now….
The images your memory conjures no longer causes pain, The memory of you lingers in my heart, I will always hold you close, I will never truly let you go, But you no longer haunt my soul, You live within me, Giving me strength, Giving me power, Together in memory, There is nothing we can’t […]Read More The Space Between Us.
Earlier on the wife was on the phone with her cousin, who is getting married next year, and they were asking about when we got married how much the venue was. Off the top of my head, I couldn’t remember the exact price, so I pulled up the website to check out what the prices […]Read More Google Images Shock.
Hey folks, its rant time again. Today while I was roaming around on here, and I came across a post describing a “review” of a book that I have read in the last two years and loved Ready Player One. If you haven’t read it, I would highly recommend it. It is full of geeky […]Read More “Reviews” [Rant]
When I was growing up one of my favourite tv shows was Frasier, so it was upsetting to see the news at the beginning of the week that John Mahoney, who played Martin Crane, died on Sunday. Over the last few years there have been a lot of celebrity deaths, but this is the only […]Read More Goodnight, We love you.
If you insist on being a dick, then I’ll insist on smacking you in the face.Read More Insist
Hey everyone, After the postI put up the other day I have decided to set up a discord server for anyone who wants to come and chat. You can get to know others, have a laugh and fun. The only rule is don’t be a dick. If you’re a dick you will be banned. But […]Read More Come chat and welcome to my mad world.
I have been thinking of setting up a Discord Server where people can come hangout and have a chat with me and anyone else who would be intrested in chatting. it would be open 24/7 all would be welcome as long as you dont act like an arese you will be more than welcome. this […]Read More Wanna Chat?
On Friday I posted that it has been a rough day, with the little one being sick. She seemed to be on the mend yesterday which was good. But now I can really sympathise with her as she has passed it on to me. Last night we nipped down to the shops to get bread […]Read More It’s been a long weekend 😦
And here we are entering the home stretch I have now been awake for around 37ish hours. Last night I got to bed and had been asleep for about an hour when all of a sudden, the little one started choking. I ran got her out of bed picked her up, and she vomited all […]Read More It has been a trying day.
Hey folks, it’s that time again, its time for another rant! It always amazes me how people can be so forgetful of what you have done for them. You do what you can to help them in a bad place when everyone else has abandoned them when you are the only one left that talks […]Read More I’ll remember this [RANT]
Today has been an unexpected day for milestones. First off, my post that I posted was my 400th post! WOO HOO Two years ago when I started this blog I had no idea I would still be here 400 posts later. Looking back at my first post to now I have changed a lot in […]Read More Today’s Milestones
‘How did it end up like this? It was only a kiss, it was only a kiss?’ I’ve been thinking about these words for a while now, the resonate deep within my soul. When I got home last night, I climbed into bed thinking about these words. It was a fantastic night. I met […]Read More How did it end up like this?
There is an emptiness in my soul, There is a pain I haven’t felt before, A cavity that cannot be filled, How do I get over the loss? Where do I go from here? How can I wait for the time, The time that it will come back into my life? I cannot bear this […]Read More Missing from my core. [Poem]
WARNING ANGRY RANT TIME. I am currently filled with boiling rage, I was talking to some friends not long ago, and I mentioned that I didn’t get to bed last night until 3.50am because the little one was up half the night. She had been down for a while and woke up wanting a bottle, […]Read More Don’t you f*cking dare… [Angry Rant]
Last night I went to the cinema with the wife to see The Greatest Showman. If you haven’t seen it or heard of it, it is the story of how P.T. Barnum set up the circus. Now based on what I have gleaned about the man himself before seeing the film it is, I have […]Read More This is me
Last night I was having a chat with some friends of mine on Discord. We had a voice chat open as one of my friends and his wife were doing an online gig. Now these two are incredibly talented and I hope to high hell that they make it big one day. You should all […]Read More Finding new music
What a complete waste of time today has been. It is only just gone past 11am but already a stupid pointless morning. At 11am I was scheduled in for a telephone interview for a call centre job (which I really, really don’t want to have to go back to. Anyone who has been around my […]Read More RANT: WASTE OF BLOODY TIME
It was fun while it lasted. One night. Only one night that’s all I get. One full night’s sleep. That’s, apparently, now all that I’m allowed to get. I think I’ve had two hours sleep. As I write this it is currently 04.55 and we have been up since 3am. Midget started crying I picked […]Read More Why does this child hate sleep? I love sleep.
So last night I said that I was going to try and post more on here than I have been. Now while as per usual I haven’t had time to write anything I do have something to report. Tragically the little one is still sick with an ear infection and is fighting us every time […]Read More One small step….
Hey folks, how have you all been? I am back from a sort of unintended break, I posted what my year has been like so far in 2018 and its been pretty shity year so far. But in an update to that, I can report that I have two interviews next week, and those are […]Read More Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes!
Things have changed, My life is different, You are the reason I stayed the course, I will never forget the impact you made in my life, You were my first true love, The memories we made still make me smile, It has taken a long time, But those memories no longer break my heart, I […]Read More Better to Live Heartbroken than Heartless (poem)[I think]
Well here we are, two weeks into 2018 and it already has been a very challenging year. It started off same as any other year except that I was sick as a dog, had the sickness and diarrhoea bug that was going about so I felt awful. To top that off the little one was […]Read More 2018, An update on the year so far.
Yeah i know I’m a bit late posting this as it’s now the 4th, but wanted to say Happy new year to everyone. I’m going to put more effort into this blog than I have done recently so I’ll be back soon. Once I get my Mojo back for writing. Its gone again, So here’s […]Read More Happy new year
You know I haven’t really thought about this before, until tonight. I stopped smoking back in May when I lost my job and I have been using a vape since then And tonight I realised the one thing I really miss about smoking I miss the Angry Cigarette. When having an argument you can angrily […]Read More It’s a weird thing to miss.
I am normally not a huge fan of Christmas. The over saturation of it and the fact it starts getting rammed down your throat form September really annoys me. But this year it is the little ones first proper Christmas so I’ll indulge Here are some Christmas Cats and a babyRead More Christmas Cats
Its been a long time coming, but today it finally arrived. Today is the first birthday of the most important person in my life. I’m not going to say too much, I’m a bit emotional today. So here are some pictures.Read More One Year On
I have been busy with life, I got a job and have been working and taking care of the little monster (it’s nearly her first birthday *gulp*) so things have been hectic, and I haven’t had a lot of time to post anything on here. Over the last few nights the little one has had […]Read More Someone To Lava
One day, far in the future, living life the only way we will know how. Alone. Both of us will be making our way through the world waiting to see what life will throw at us next. You, in your world. Me, in mine. I’ll be making my way across the courtyard of the shopping […]Read More Years from now…
I know exactly what I’m doing.Read More Don’t worry, I got this
I’ve been thinking about someone who hasn’t been in my life for a long time now. Some people reading this will know who I mean and what they meant to me and what I lost when I lost them. You may even be reading this yourself. You know who you are if you are here. […]Read More I miss our conversations
This is what happens when I’m left alone with the little oneRead More I has sock hands
Today has been a big day for me. I kept this quiet because it happened so fast but I got a part time job, and I started working tonight. Its not much and it is only for a few weeks until the beginning of January and then ill be back in the same position, but […]Read More Announcement
I have decided that I am going to publish a book containing some of the erotic short stories that I have written. This is the picture I’m using for the cover and I need to come up with a title for the book. I am looking for suggestions can anyone help?Read More Suggestions for a title.
Someone is looking back at me in the mirror, that person isn’t me. They are a being unto themselves. She looks like me, but She isn’t quite me. She has been following me in the mirror for five years now, ever since I lost my way in life, things changed then, I changed the direction […]Read More Mirror Reflection
It’s time for another one of my patented rants. I know some of you really enjoy these. Now I know that earlier today I put up a post saying that I was thinking about giving all this up, and I am still considering this as I don’t know where I am going anymore. But […]Read More What the fuck is wrong with people?
You may have noticed, or not, that I have been quiet for a while on here. Well the truth is I feel like I have nothing left. I haven’t got anything to write, my inspiration is gone and I can’t find it anymore. So I’m thinking about giving up completely. I lost my original inspiration […]Read More What to do?
So I’m a bit late posting this as it’s almost 10pm. But today was the little monsters first so naturally I had her dressed up here are the results Cutest little monster in the world.Read More First Halloween
Pumpkin lanterns and trick or treat, Small children wandering round the streets, Wearing costumes Cute and Scary, Running from parents trying to be wary, For kids in costumes are all that’s on the prowl, Ghosts and Goblins are out on the town, Trying to steal the innocent and take them away, The monsters lurk in […]Read More Trick or Treat
Ok so I’m a bit bored tonight. I have a bit of a block tonight can’t think of anything to write so I thought I’d offer to answer any questions you may have. So ask away if you want toRead More Don’t fear the reaper, just here to answer your questions
Its that time of the year, The time for remembering, The time for celebrating, The time to remember the love we once had, The time to remember the love that is still there, We were meant to be together, It’s truly what I believe, I knew this the day that we met, I should have […]Read More Thinking By The Fire.
I was just scrolling through the news app on my phone and I came across this news story I have seen some of these delivery drivers and all I can say is OH HELL NO! Are you insane Amazon? Not happening. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-41747074 Here’s the full storyRead More You have to be insane to do this!
I have been unemployed since May, as anyone who has even glanced at my blog will know that I have been a stay at home dad since then. As much as I love the monster I need actually grown up people to talk to. So tomorrow I have an interview which will hopefully lead to […]Read More Wish me luck.
I have to write a short story for tomorrow night. No more than 1500 words for a competition I want to enter but I haven’t got a clue what to write. I’m looking for ideas can anyone give me some inspiration and I will attempt to get it written for tomorrow night. Thank you in […]Read More A little help please
Sunday night / Monday morning 1am It happened again I was sitting here quite happily watching random stuff on YouTube, replying to comments on here, emailing friends, chatting on discord. Then I decide to go to bed. The wife and the monster have been in bed and sleeping for a good few hours leaving me […]Read More Sigh. Here we are again.
I was playing about on my phone just now and I hit on Tumblr. There is a page I follow from an author who does videos on YouTube with writting tips. Anyway back to my point she had posted a thing about horoscopes so I was curious and went to look up mine. Cancer ♋ […]Read More Freakishly Accurate Star Signs
Today was a busy but normal, boring day. Got up this morning, played with the monster, she fell asleep, watched TV, monster woke up, fed her then we went shopping. But not just any shopping. The most boring shopping of all. Food shopping (DUHN DUN DUMB) So there goes this week’s money now I’m broke. […]Read More Can’t they wait? It’s earlier every year.
I tend to think that I am a fairly tolerant guy. Live and let live is a big belief of mine. Do what you want to as long as you aren’t hurting others. You want to believe in religion have at it. You’re gay good for you as long as you’re happy. As long as […]Read More This behaviour is unacceptable.
Originally posted on Caribou Crossings:
As I hurried ‘round the bend Of the wooded trail near my home I came upon her standing there In the pouring down rain Her face turned up Toward the clouded grey sky I stepped back into the shadows My eyes could scarce look away as She stood there absolutely…
Go ahead anything you want to ask I’ll answerRead More I’m really bored
You think you’re tough? You think you’re hard? You’re not. You are just a pathetic little shit who needs to get a life. You think you scare me? You think you’re going to stop me? I don’t care how many of you there are or what you try to do to me I am not […]Read More You think you scare me?
I thought things were going well, We were getting along, I told you things not many know, I trusted you, giving you a peak behind the mask, A glimpse into the depths of my madness, You touched my soul. Then something happened, We stopped talking as much, You started to pull away, We drifted, Lost […]Read More Where do we go from here?