Writing Prompt Wednesday #8

Today’s writing prompt was put together at the centre of the sun. That’s what it feels like. The UK is baking, and I’m very much loving it! It’s hot and sweaty. People are out and about, smiling, scoffing ice cream, and generally looking happy. I’ll take any prolonged heat wave every day over the months…

STOP! Don’t read any news until you know these 10 things!

Researchers have discovered the best way to get your daily news fix and it’s not how you think! Okay, that’s actually bullshit, but you’ve got to admit the headline and strapline are pretty enticing, right? Now I’ve lured you here under false pretenses, you should stay for the rant about clickbat news, as illustrated by…

We Have Too Much Choice!

  If you’re not in the mood to read a seriously pissed off rant, dear blog reader, and are looking to read something sedate and pedestrian, then you’re shit out of luck because I’m here to rant about how we are given way too much choice in life. Today I’ll be pitching the polite humble…

Equality doesn’t seem very equal to me

I’m all for equality without question. People should be treated equally, along with their beliefs, views, opinions etc. However, it seems to me that this simply isn’t the case in some aspects of our world. I admit that whilst I am fascinated and interested in politics and current events, I steer clear of writing about…

What if books contained health warnings?

Over the last few decades governments and organisations around the world have adopted a strange compulsion to teach humans what is good or bad for them. If you pay attention you’ll see warning signs all around you, from the dangers of smoking and drinking to song lyrics, how to sit at a desk and the…