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Eclipse Fever

We had this little event on Monday called The Great American Eclipse. When I first heard about it I wasn’t too excited because the path it was taking was either way West or South of where I live in the upper Midwest. 346 more words

Author: Jeanne

The Introvert Factor

Too many people at the same time exhaust me. Too much energy exhausts me.

I am one of those who when asked what I do for fun, promptly reply, “I read.” I am also one of those who reply quite confidently, “No, I don’t like parties at all.” 1,432 more words


Back to it!

Well, after a lovely long weekend celebrating a family wedding, I am back to the grind with the preparation for tomorrow’s open mic night.  I have a pile of poems ready to go, and a group of people now putting their hands up to say they’ll take part – or, at least, turn up with a possibility of taking part! 73 more words


Hold on to your viscera!

Piccadilly Circus, London

via Daily Prompt: Visceral

Visceral seems to be the word of the moment. It is freely used to describe any experience, for example a good film or a piece of music, that had an impact and the speaker often puts a fist to their solar plexus for emphasis. 79 more words

Going Back to France (and travel blog)!

Hello there, bloggers!

As you can tell by the title of this post, I’ll be returning to France to begin my third year as an English teacher. 414 more words


Not the Picture of Innocence

It’s not every day I get selected for a bag search by security. And, as a tiny little girl, I could get away with a lot more than I try to get away with. 619 more words


Holiday: 30

I am at the end of my tether with this internet lark. It is now Wednesday and the service is so intermittent as to be non existent. 181 more words