As an Englishman I seldom drink coffee at home, but on the town I usually have a take away coffee. Mostly because unless it is a sit-down at a table set up the servers never brew the tea correctly. When going to the cinema I usually frequent the Starbucks for my in movie beverage which … Continue reading NDRW: cinema snacks
I have been nominated by Teresa of The Haunted Wordsmith to take part in this Challange. The rules of the challenge are to: 1) write something in response to the photo you are given, and 2) pick a picture of your own and nominate three people. It had been pitched as the event of the … Continue reading Tell the Story Challenge
1. Connections: What connects the movies "Theatre of Blood", "Jason and the Argonauts", "A View to a Kill" and "Curtains"? 2. What book opens with the line "Last night I dreamt I was in Manderlay again"? 3. In HG Wells novel "The Time Machine" what was the name of the time traveller? 4. What Silent … Continue reading Sandman’s Quiz 16-2-19
What Skill or Craft would you like to learn this year? I would like to through my hand to brewing my own beer. It is something I have toyed with in the past and think it is about time I did.
One-Ten took her place at the head of the table and banged her gavel on her chair's armrest. "Gentlemen and Ladies," she began, "your assignments are due now. They are pretty routine jobs." She cued in a slide on Power Point, it depicted a burly looking man squeezed into a tight suit. "This is Igor … Continue reading 3TC: Briefing
Reblogged this as a response to Nova’s Random Daily Word: Service
As a change of pace I thought I would share a little of something I am working on. Please free to comment and add constructive criticism
Scene 1. EXT. The Bop Shop Record Store. (Day, it is raining)
It is a fairly basic shop front, with a few records , CDs and musical instruments set in the window as a display. There is a well worn sign hanging above the door bearing the legend THE BOP SHOP and there is a pubsign style painting on it showing a generic bebop band.
WILSON enters from the far end of the street, dressed in a long coat, cheap brown suit and tie, pink shirt and a well loved battered Panama hat is upon his head. Once he reaches the shop door, he produces his wallet and takes a scrap of paper from within, checks the it…
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These are the answers to the quiz I posted the other day 1. Steve Zodiac's spaceship was Fireball XL5. This was one of Gerry Anderson's popular sci-fi puppet shows... However it is seldom repeated these days, though the closing theme song occasionally crops up on "oldies radio" shows https://youtu.be/6ifS2nP53Zs 2. Sparks your Google skills do … Continue reading Quiz Answers
You’re walking in a forest and you find a black suitcase. Inside it is one millions dollars and a piece of paper, stained in blood and bearing the single word “Don’t!” Would you take the suitcase home or leave it? No I don't as chances are that this could be used in evidence in a … Continue reading Share Your World 14-1-19
"I never new the old town," sighed Roberts. "My mother always used to tell me of how it was before the Sweats came." "How old were you?" Queried Jane. "I'd have not even have been two years old." Jane shook her head, "I wasn't even lucky enough to be born before the sweats." Roberts smiled, … Continue reading 3TC: Afterwards
I love this tune, it's by a Hoagy Carmichael Band and was recorded in the same session which proved to be the final recording session of the legendary Bix Beiderbecke. However the video link below is slightly misleading as Bix sat out on the recording of this tune. https://youtu.be/_lPEE1s2KpQ Now of course everyone knows Hoagy … Continue reading DWP: One Night in Havana