The overwhelming desire to straighten everything

#napowrimo #writeclub 6th April 2022 As always, with these prompts – a quick thank you to the provider Mel @ Writeclub you are a star! It’s not a compulsion, condition or whim but i’d be worried for the items on the desk of Miss Prim I’m all for everything being in proper place but thisContinue reading “The overwhelming desire to straighten everything”


#fowc #repetitive I remember in school being given a time tables square we’d sit in class and for five minutes go over the tables over and over again We’d make things from Balsa and clay and off to mum and dad we’d take them away but unlike times tables the creations were made – ourContinue reading “Repetitive”


it began quite simply with a litmus test sorting out acids from alkalis colours red and blue reactions of tiny pellets in beakers of different solution watching them dance in the bubbles as they fizzed away changing solutions creating new things turning acids and alkalis into physical coloured crystal with combination and evaporation

Jam Roly Poly

#food #baking #pudding #jam #custard Egg Sugar Flour and Butter combine with fruit for something after tea a little thing that’s fruity and sweet with a layer that’s simply utter delicious, flavoursome and buttery its the fruit covered layer – that gives it a swirl served up with custard its hard to beat a childhoodContinue reading “Jam Roly Poly”

Back to school

There was a sullen look over breakfast Samantha pushed her bacon and eggs around the plate Summertime was over – it was the start of a new term “Do I have to go” she pleaded, at the person opposite her at the table “I could always say i’m not well….” The newspaper opposite her ruffledContinue reading “Back to school”


#fowc #strategy school fun in the playground taking time out from spelling and sums rolling out your fleet of ships as you mark them out on your eight by eight grid then you guess where your pal has hidden his each marking the guesses with a cross where each vessel is you’ll play this allContinue reading “Battleships”


#Poetry #Writeclub #Rules #School Stop Fidgeting, keep hands on the tablethen pick up the pencil and solve if you’re ablethe exercise given on the chalk boardand follow the teachers instructions to the hordeTreat your books with respect – and you will passdon’t scribble or leave them lying on the grasslose them and your folks willContinue reading “Roolz”

Pint Sized Sheriff

#Writeclub #poetry #Nursery #Playground #School Note from Inky : I’ve used the english terms for the younger end of school here, i realise they might be different elsewhere! In response to the write club prompt “I am the law” Written in a moment of insomnia by inky. The posse in the playground are all takingContinue reading “Pint Sized Sheriff”