Daily Prompt – Trio No. 3

Today you can write about anything, in whatever genre or form, but your post must mention a dark night, your fridge, and tears (of joy or sadness; your call). Feel free to switch one ingredient if you have to (or revisit one from previous trio prompts).


Jessica couldn’t contain her excitement when she returned home, ‘Guess what, babe? You and I are going on a trip…. TO NEW YORK CITAAAAY!

Jessica’s girlfriend, Lauren didn’t believe her. ‘Oh really?’, she said, raising an eyebrow.
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Daily Prompt: Captive’s Choice

You’ve been kidnapped and given a choice: would you rather be stranded on an island, dropped into an unknown forest, or locked in a strange building?

I’ve addressed the concept of being stranded on an island before, so let’s take that out of the equation. Dropped into an unknown forest? Hmmm… I am pretty good with a sense of direction, although I’ve never actually navigated a forest before, so let’s go with Door Number 3 – Locked in a strange building.

I would imagine that the building would be something like an old factory or something… completely abandoned and run down; several floors, broken stair cases, so many different passages and doorways etc etc.

I’d love to be able to try and escape from an old building – it’s one of those things that you see all the time in movies and tv dramas. I’d love to be able to kick down a door in a cloud of dust.

HA! If only it were that simple. I think if I were to even attempt to kick a door in, it would look more like this…

Throw in some parkour…

…and I’ll be out of there in no time.


…if only!!




Daily Prompt: Learning Style

What’s your learning style? Do you prefer learning in a group and in an interactive setting? Or one-on-one? Do you retain information best through lectures, or visuals, or simply by reading books?

I’m not sure what my actual learning style is. I’ve done a couple of personality tests before, but I never remember what the outcomes are.

I think generally speaking, I need to either be doing something physically or learning from something visual. But at the same time, I pretty much learn from all different facets – it just depends on what I’m learning.

I’ve always said that I have a very oddly-trained brain. My brain seems to have no problems remembering intricate choreography…

…but remembering people’s names?? Not. A. Chance.

And I also have this weird ability to just know stuff. Useless stuff. Stuff that has no real relevance whatsoever. Stuff about cars. Stuff about using power tools. Stuff about construction. The ONLY possibility is that this is all stuff that I was surrounded by when I was a child – and most of the time it was somewhat forced upon me. So as much as I wanted to be anywhere else than stuck in the shed with dad Him whilst he was building something, I guess some of that random knowledge rubbed off on my impressionable young mind.

Don’t believe me? Belt sander. Tek screw. Joists. Trusses. Bearers. Hammer DrillNoggins. Biscuit Joiner. Planer.

It really became noticeable over the past 12 months with various building / renovating shows that have been on television. They will talk about something, and I’ll be like ‘Oh, that’s… <explanation>’ and Hulk will just look at me in horror – usually saying something like ‘who are you, and what have you done with my husband??’. I just giggle and laugh it off because it’s SO out of character for me. Just one of the many things that makes me different.