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!
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
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.
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
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
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?
“Seven days. Seven black and white photos of your life. No people. No explanation. Challenge someone new each day.” I was challenged by The Crazy Cove Lady Cyranny I have done all 7 days of this challenge. It has been fun but wanted to share this amazing picture of a white walker Well White CrawlerRead More 7 DAYS, 7 PHOTO CHALLENGE – BONUS PICTURE
“Seven days. Seven black and white photos of your life. No people. No explanation. Challenge someone new each day.” I was challenged by The Crazy Cove Lady Cyranny Can’t think I who to. Nominate so consider everyone nominatedRead More 7 days, 7 photo Challenge – Day 7
I have decided to create this Inspirational Bloggers Award to celebrate and promote some of the bloggers that I follow and love their blogs. They are people who continually surprise me with their innovation, creativity, sense of humour and insane talent. These are people that I feel need to be celebrated, so I want to […]Read More Inspirational Bloggers Award
“Seven days. Seven black and white photos of your life. No people. No explanation. Challenge someone new each day.” I was challenged by The Crazy Cove Lady Cyranny I nominate Sara in La La LandRead More 7 days, 7 photo Challenge – Day 6
Ok so I’ve been taking part in the 7day, 7 photo Challenge and the one I put up today is a good pic I wanted to share the original because of the fact it could superficially look photoshopped but it isn’t I just took it from my balcony so wanted to share the originalRead More Is it photoshopped?
“Seven days. Seven black and white photos of your life. No people. No explanation. Challenge someone new each day.” I was challenged by The Crazy Cove Lady Cyranny I nominate AC @ The Cracked LensRead More 7 days, 7 photo Challenge – Day 5
“Seven days. Seven black and white photos of your life. No people. No explanation. Challenge someone new each day.” I was challenged by The Crazy Cove Lady Cyranny Since I’m drinking no nominations todayRead More 7 days, 7 photo Challenge – Day 4
Today is the 6th of October, today is a day to remember for me. Today is my Grandad’s birthday. He was a great man who had a considerable influence on my life he died fifteen years ago on the 31st of July 2002 if he were still alive he would have been 98 […]Read More Fifteen years, has it really been that long?
I don’t normally watch adverts on TV but this one is pure genius. Hope this gives you a laugh like it did for me via Daily Prompt: GeniusRead More I Have The Power
“Seven days. Seven black and white photos of your life. No people. No explanation. Challenge someone new each day.” I was challenged by The Crazy Cove Lady Cyranny I challenge SamanthaRead More 7 days, 7 photo Challenge – Day 3
“Seven days. Seven black and white photos of your life. No people. No explanation. Challenge someone new each day.” I was challenged by The Crazy Cove Lady Cyranny I challenge kirascribbledRead More 7 days, 7 photos Challenge – day 2
“Seven days. Seven black and white photos of your life. No people. No explanation. Challenge someone new each day.” I was cahllenged by The Crazy Cove Lady Cyranny I challenge Rhapsody BohèmeRead More 7 days, 7 photos Challenge – day 1
I have to write a story up to 500 words using the prompt Dead End. I need it for tomorrow night but I have no ideas Anyone got a suggestion?Read More I’m looking for some inspiration
So no one told you life was going to be this way. Your jobs a joke, your broke, your love life’s DOA, It’s like your always stuck in second gear, When it hasn’t been your day, your week, your month or even your year. Everyone knows these words. I was watching an episode of friends […]Read More Always stuck in second gear
I’m not a big fan of twitter in general. At the moment I have 8 followers and I check every other day (@ColTrysToWrite if you’re interested) But I wanted to share one tweet that I am rather proud of. I follow some of the writers from Empire Magazine, I have read it for years and […]Read More I’m oddly proud of this one.
A day in the life. Today we went jumped in the car and went through to a crappy little shopping centre that you can literally Circle in 10 minutes. It’s tiny and there isn’t much there. So we wandered around the shops a few times then we met with one of my friends had a […]Read More The hell is a Cruffin?
It’s Friday night, I’m bored, I’m sober and I’m alone. Anyone want to chat and keep me. Company?Read More Hi
It’s cold outside, it’s dark, the birds have started chirping. Why are babies nocturnal?Read More It’s been a while but it’s time for another After 4am Moment
Great wee classic song for your enterainment I AM AN EVIL SCOTSMAN!!!!!!!Read More I’m an Evil Scotsman
This is a true story and happened to me about ten or twelve years ago when I was out in Edinburgh for a night out, and I was rather drunk. It was about 1 am, and I was heading for the bus to go home, when I was walking towards the bus stop I met […]Read More This is a true and slightly disturbing story
Let’s talk about fear. Tonight, I started a writing course that my wife bought for me on Groupon a few months ago. I have been trying to get back into writing properly, so I thought id boot it up and have a go. The first section is about Genres, and it came up with an […]Read More Fear
On Saturday night we are going to my grandparents 60th wedding anniversary and as per usual I have been roped into making a speach “on behalf of the grandchildren” it’s always me. So this is what I’ve written would you be so kind as to give me some feedback on it please? Cheers Colin As […]Read More Help. Need to know if this is good
Even when she’s choked with the cold she’s still smiling.Read More She’s a trooper
I have got nothing at all. I have been trying to write something, anything, for days now and I’ve got bugger all. This is as far as I have gotten. Once upon a time, some one did something, the end It’s doing my heand in. i have no inspiration right now. I need someone or […]Read More I’ve got nothing
Number 1: When someone is having a bad day or a rant do not, I repeat, DO NOT, tell that person to “chill” all you are going to do by saying this is make them even angrier. Number 2: When someone is talking to you and saying about something that they are struggling with do […]Read More Things not to do
Not even two damn hours. Seriously not even two damn hours of sleep. I tried to go to bed at a reasonable hour, but noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo, apparently that’s not allowed anymore. So, when I finally am allowed to go to bed I GET AN HOUR AND A HALF SLEEP IF I’M LUCKY, before she’s up again. […]Read More I’m ready to snap
Hey everyone, Hope your day is going well. I was looking through my memory stick tonight, and I found this, it is the start of a second book that I started about a year ago and never finished. I have the idea for the full story in my head but was suffering from a severe […]Read More Frist Chapter of a Second book
[I have mentioned before that I have found a writing group. I went last night and there was an exercise to write a story one line at a time with another person based on the first line, in this case “Alone in the dark” this is what we came up with. It’s not what I […]Read More Alone in the dark
A while ago I put out a request for stories from anyone who has worked in customer service and Cyranny was kind enough to send me about ten common traits so here they are for your enjoyment. Colin started this a little while back, and I was looking for my best call centre stories… Having […]Read More Tales from the Call Centre (Commenters Edition)
My head is messed up. Recently I haven’t been sleeping well, tossing and turning, waking up every hour or so and that’s not just when my little monster is wanting to be fed in the middle of the night. And then there are the dreams. I have been having some really messed up dreams lately […]Read More Messed up dreams
Over the last few days, I have been trying to find things to keep me occupied when the little one is away at the childminders. (being unemployed sucks) So one of the things I found yesterday was the website Pottermore, which is the site run by JK Rowling and is all about the Wizarding world […]Read More The Wizerding World, and my place in it
A few weeks ago, I put up a post about Writing groups and asking if they were any good. Last night I took the chance and went along to one. It was a strange experience, and I am not 100% sure if I am going to stick it out, but I went along to see […]Read More Writing Group.
This fortune cookie so doesn’t know me.Read More Fortune?
Sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo I just had to call the police. I was sitting here quite happily having a cup of tea watching random things on YouTube when all of a sudden there was a lot of banging and shouting coming from next door. It sounded like there were about ten people in there trying to kill each […]Read More Pfft… I hate the neighbours
I love these wee drawings so I wanted to share them Hopefully this brings a smile to your day.Read More Sad T-Rex
Good morning everyone, I’m going to have a rant, so apologies for this but I have come across something that has really pissed me off today. There will be swearing, you have been warned. I was randomly watching videos on YouTube, and I came across a documentary about “Gaming Addiction” which, in my […]Read More Good News….. It’s Time For A Rant!
I just wanted to share this since it’s really cute. This was on Friday morning when I fed the little one and she started waving saying “dadadadadadada” Don’t know why it’s slightly out of sync. Apologies for that.Read More Waving hello
Before you read this post, I want to say that this isn’t my usual fun post, it’s not a story, poem or anything irreverent. It is an intensely personal post about something that I have to get off my chest, its something that has been bothering me for a while and today it has come […]Read More This is a personal post
About a year ago I had a made a few posts on here called “Things not to say to your pregnant wife.” it was a short lived thing of the stupid things that I said to my wife when she was pregnant. this was before I learned to keep my mouth shut and not say […]Read More Things not to say…
I know that sometimes people can have a bad day. I have them quite a lot. And sometimes its the smallest thing that can make a difference at a critical momemnt So for anyone having a bad day today I give you this.Read More Here is a smile for you
Hello everybody, Ok so there is a website/app that I use on a daily basis (other than WordPress of course), and tonight I was a little bit bored, so I posted this Now through all of the usual crap that you would expect to crop up, there was one gem of a question that really […]Read More Music that describes your life
I have been unemployed since May, and it’s really starting to get to me now, mentally, financially and emotionally. As anyone who had taking a even a passing glance at my blog will know that for the last few months that I’ve been full time taking care of my daughter. Its getting to the point […]Read More Looking for something new.
I have had less than 2 hours sleep. So. Naturally someone decided it was time for me to get upRead More After 4am…. Again.
I came across this today and it is just funny so I had to share. Bouncy mouse is my favouriteRead More Australians are weird
You made me who I am today, You made me that man that I am, Now you’re not there, To see what I’ve become, You were here, You made me, Now you’re gone, I inhabit the world, There is more to me now, Than there ever was before, I am who I am now because […]Read More You made me
For what happened it wasn’t intentional, I didn’t realise it had happened, I didn’t see that it had happened until six hours later. I am sorry if I disturbed you it was not my intention my phone did it itself. I sincerely apologise.Read More Apology.
Well, that was unexpected. I started this blog over a year and a half ago, I never really thought I would get very far with it. As I have said before it was just a place for me to post some stories that I had written without them being heavily censored. I never thought that […]Read More 300
Do you like Game of Thrones? Do you like Queen? If you answered yes to both of these questions (and are up to date on Game of Thrones up unitl the end of Season 6) then watch this video I promise you will laughRead More Westerosi Rhapsody
She just wanted to say hello to all you lovely people. So here she is waving all willy nillyRead More Hellooooooooooooooo
*grumble grumble* baby *grumble grumble* 3am *grumble grumble* tiredRead More After 3am moment
Well today it happened, as many of many of you know I am currently not working and I am full-time. Stay at home dad. The little one has been good today but it’s a real struggle to keep her still when trying to dress her or change her nappy. She almost flipped off the side […]Read More She speak…. Again
You keep reading my mind so I’m taking precautions.Read More Cyranny has forced me into doing this
I have been trying to get back into my writing again recently. Getting time at the moment is really hard with taking care of the little one, she’s a full time job all on her own. I am not working just now and it’s really difficult to find a job right now, I can’t go […]Read More Writing groups. Are they helpful?
Pfft. Today has been an expensive day thanks to the cats. It started off as a good day, the little one stayed at my mum’s last night so we could have a break. Last night we watched The Mummy with Tom Cruise and it was utter crap then we watched Creed which is an awesome […]Read More God damn cats cost me so much money today.
After weeks of trying, weeks of training, weeks of manipulation today my little girl said her first word I have been talking to her for weeks trying to get her to say “Dad” or “Da Da” and today she finally did it she said her first word. And it was… Mum. I mean come on […]Read More She Speaks
Hello my lovely friends. I need some help. As many of you may know, I have written a novel (I may have mentioned this before) and I sent it off to a publisher who actually offered me a contract to publish it. But the shower of bastards, who wanted to “Partner” with me by charging […]Read More I need help with something
Good morning happy people. Raise your hand if you love sleep? 🙋🏻♂️ I love sleep. It is, almost, the best activity you can do in bed 😉 I am pretty sure the entire world is just a big conspiracy designed to take you away to take me away from the warmth and comfort of bed. […]Read More Sleep
Today I lost a friend. One of the few people who I could tell anything to, one of my best friends. And I didn’t even get a chance to say goodbye properly. She has gone off to work on a scientific expedition to Antarctica and won’t be back for about a year. I don’t know […]Read More Goodbye my friend
When you look back on your first love, what do you think? Sometimes the memories hurt, sometimes they are good, it all depends on how it ended. Sometimes you misremember things making them seem worse or better which ever it is the other half may end up being foggy in your memory. This is something […]Read More First Love
Just watch this video and tell me what your reaction is in the comments below im curiousRead More Tell me your reaction
There is an epidemic in this world. So far there has been inadequate investigation into this mystery. Also substandard action taken against them. Today I say no more and I am launching my own investigation, I may not survive, if not, tell my friends, family and especially my daughter I love them. These may be […]Read More Is it the beginning on an invasion?
Last night was a bad night, there was a lot of things that happened and it’s going to have long reaching ramifications in the days, weeks possibly even years to come. I haven’t yet decided if I want to write about it here, I may in the days to come simply to vent but at […]Read More Giving up on a dream.
After much deliberation, many many hard choices today I finally made the choice. And what a good selection I got. I was going to make the joke that I sold the baby for them but didn’t think that would go down well.Read More It finally happened
Originally posted on Sometimes Stellar Storyteller:
Happy Friday Storytellers! I hope you are well? I was mindlessly watching the Big Brother UK final and suddenly remembered it was Friday evening so I had a challenge to end! You’d think I’d have the hang of this by now wouldn’t’t you? This week I left you with…
Today I have spent a lot of time in the kitchen. This morning I got up, the wife had already dressed and fed the baby, we took the wife to work then I had to go to B&Q to buy some wood glue so that I can get the little one’s cot built over the […]Read More I’ve been cooking.
Originally posted on Sometimes Stellar Storyteller:
Welcome to Thursday and the opening of the vote to decide the winner of the Six Word Story Challenge. ? It’s that time of the week where I open the polls and you vote for the winner of this week’s Six Word Story Challenge. THE PROMPT I LEFT YOU WITH…
Ok so I am so incredibly bored so I’m stealing Cyrannys idea Anyone wants to talk?Read More Anyone want to talk?
Ok so this is a random post, even for me, but I have a request to make. Does anyone know how to make fried chicken? I’m looking for recipes want to try and make it tomorrow Cheers ColinRead More Random request
Last night I was talking to a friend of mine, and it got me thinking. I don’t have many friends, I have no one that I can call up on a random day I’m not busy and see if they want to go out for lunch or for a drink, coffee, tea or things like […]Read More Friends.
I haven’t posted anything for a couple of days but fear not gentle readers I am working on something that is an incredibly personal reflection on my life and will hopefully help deal with somethings. But it’s taking time. So in the mean time have this I shall return soonRead More Place holder.
I’ve been trying for weeks to write something, but I just don’t have it in me at all just now. It seems that whatever skill I had for writing is dormant at the moment. It’s still in there somewhere because I have still been getting ideas of things I would like to write, but when […]Read More Losing myself.
Originally posted on Sometimes Stellar Storyteller:
Howdy Storytellers, I’m late again, sorry. There’s always something stealing my time away at the minute, but you can’t pass up these hazy Summer evenings, all too soon we’ll be back to twelve hours of miserable darkness! ? This week I left you with the prompt BLUFF and we had…
In response to a little chat I had with Cyranny over at The Cove I’m here to encourage the evil MWHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA I made this just for you my friendRead More Encouraging Evil. Mwhahahahahahahaha
Ok so I have totally stolen this idea from samanthaalexiandlovu I seen this post that she put earlier this week and it seemed like a really great idea. So I wanted to try it out. And if you haven’t already check out Samantha’s blog she is an incredibly talented writer and has some really thought […]Read More Curious what you all think.
I have fucking only just gone and done it again. Every time, every single god-forsaken fucking time, I think I’m moving away from what tortures my very soul, I have to fucking go and look at certain things and it just fucking throws me straight back to square fucking one. RRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH Seriously, what the fuck […]Read More What the fuck is wrong with me?
As of yesterday my baby girl is 7 months old. Where the hell has the time gone? It feels like she has always been here yet it also feels like last week we found out she was in existence. So tonight she was sitting on me and we were playing then this happened SHE STOOD […]Read More I’m so proud.
Well I tried to go to bed over two hours ago but noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!! someone had other ideas. Now she’s wide awake and I want to sleepRead More After 2am
Happy people, Greetings. If you don’t already check out my good friend Cyranny over at The Cove. You won’t regret it. Here is some of her workRead More She Was That Girl…
Sunday is a day of rest, unless you have a baby then rest has no meaning anymore. So while she is sleeping just now I found something and I want to ask everyone here a question. What’s the first thing you would do? For me it would have to be what happened to the ones […]Read More What would you do first?