Challenges · Scribblings

5 Days, No Phone: A Challenge

Day 1 This morning I used my phone’s alarm to wake up. Most mornings I set two alarms. The first wakes me up and the second reminds me to get moving after scrolling though Facebook while half asleep. Today, when I woke up I had no social media to scroll through, so I got out…… Continue reading 5 Days, No Phone: A Challenge

Scribblings

Now Time for the Weather

Two weeks ago was hot, like a summertime inferno. One week ago was cold, like deep and despairing wintertime. And today it is warm. Cardigan weather, perhaps. It’s the time of year where the seasons flex their muscles and battle for dominance. It’s a tug of war that shifts the weather faster than I switch…… Continue reading Now Time for the Weather

Reviews

Geostorm: Film Review

I love the cinema, and the popcorn and the strategic seat selection. When the lights dim and the choc tops come out, the atmosphere balances. Today I saw Geostorm, with no preconceived ideas or opinions which is always a good way to enter a film. The heavy environmental undertone presented itself quickly, which I’m always…… Continue reading Geostorm: Film Review

Scribblings

Opportunist, Optimist

Sometimes the most interesting moments are the ones which follow a wrong turn down a road which is not the shortcut, but it proves to be a shortcut, but you get to see the new foals and the silhouetted trees fencing in a pink sky, and a billowing crimson cloud dressed in every silver lining. Just the same,…… Continue reading Opportunist, Optimist

Poems · Scribblings

Saving Daylight

1:59am skipped to 3:00am. The animals knew not to wake early, But we wind our alarms, stealing an hour of rest, Although the sun peers in just the same. And when day turns to night, according to my wrist watch, The sun stumbles to catch up, One hour behind, And the birds sing ‘Summer!’ And…… Continue reading Saving Daylight