Tag Archives: Countdown Word Game

Dear Sir, …

      Clerk of Works, Parks and Recreational Dept., Car Parks Div.. Town Hall. Dear Sir,   It is with regret that I find myself writing, once again, to complain about the lack of designated parking spaces in the … Continue reading

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Alice ………. Day 8 of 100

  Today, you find me rather lacking in inspiration ……Actually that’s not strictly true ……. I have inspiration but lack the will and spirit to write very much. I am in the dolldrums ….a place I find myself inhabiting far … Continue reading

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Over The Limit

   Longer ago than I care to remember, my dear friend Matt Mascarenhas devised a delightful little game.  He is a  ‘Countdown ‘ addict ….you know, the word and numbers quiz-type programme on Channel 4 …. …. so, every Monday, … Continue reading

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Novation

“Of course, it’s all a terrible fraud,”   she thought to herself, as she sat back down on her velvet-covered chair and once again picked up her tapestry needle. Her lawyers had just left ……the documents had been novated; everything … Continue reading

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Having Another Go ……….

Gosh ….it seems ages since I took part in Matt’s Countdown Word Game ………actually its only a couple of weeks, but ….you know. I suppose what I really mean is that its ages since I took part  REGULARLY !! I used to … Continue reading

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Fitting In

The first time I saw her, she was a thin, scrawny little scrap of humanity, of maybe about 9 or 10. Blonde hair stuck to her face by wind and rain, her little hooded coat less than adequate against the … Continue reading

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WRITING ………. A Work in Progress

Novels and short stories should grab you in the first few lines.  Hook you; intrigue you and keep you reading ……. wanting to know what happens next.  So, when I originally had the idea for this Word Game entry, I … Continue reading

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Superstition

The mighty Mississippi has travelled many hundreds of miles by the time it reaches Louisiana and meanders on down to the City of New Orleans and the Gulf of Mexico. Many tributaries criss-cross the marshlands and small communities have grown … Continue reading

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Trapped …..Day 80 of 100

Today and, indeed the next few days, will find me in a panic of activity.  So, I’m afraid you will have to be content with some old stories and articles. Sorry about this ….but, actually, my stories may be more … Continue reading

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Countdown Word Game ………. Day 43 of 100

It is absolutely ages since I took part in the Countdown Word Game, so I thought it was about time I rectified that situation. For those of you who are unfamiliar with this game ……. I will explain. It was … Continue reading

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