Good bye Christmas, hello New year’s eve!

So, my families big Christmas get together is finally over, and I am back home, where it’s still sort of Christmas and now we’re looking forward to New year’s eve.   This is how our Christmas tree looked after the cat plaid in it and made it fall It’s colder now, and while the snow didn’t […]

The Moroccan affair

Todays assignment: Begin in the middle. Write your own opening line that begins in the middle. Establish characters, situations and conflicts with a few choice words. Then drop your reader right smack in the center. “Will you please sit down here next to me?” He made a sign with his hand on the sofa next […]

When I grow up I want to be …

Today’s assignment: Imagine what life would be like if you had the occupation you’d wanted as a child. The concept of girls learning a trade or even getting a longer education is fairly new in my family. As far as I know I was the first woman ever going to university. In my family women […]

Merried with family

Todays assignment: Write an argument between to characters that begins in bed. He rolled over on his side of the bed, turned on the light, took a cigarette out of the packet and lit it. “Do we really have to go and visit your family again tomorrow?” He asked. “Well, of course we do, silly,” […]