Tag: Creative writing

  • Creative non-fiction writing: Last lesson

    Week six, lesson six  Three days of writing  It’s Wednesday. I’m home on my own. The kids are at school, and grownups are at work. I’m in the main home, in the lounge. Minicomputer on my lap, sitting in a recliner chair. Luigi and Molly, the two Yorkshire terriers, are snoozing. Luigi is wheezing like […]

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  • 5-minute Memoir writing: Washday

    This is my week two assignment. Washday  I tell the story of having no power(electricity) while living on a small holding in South Africa early sixties. It’s a story about primitive living, moving to modern times easy-going life and ways. BEFORE: In 1960, my folk relocated to a smallholding or “plot” west of Pretoria. No […]

  • Creative writing: Why is it…?

    Why is it…? 1/07/2021 Why is it that some individuals ever know better and again put pressure on others to perform the same as them? The preceding week, the weather was hectic. Rain, sleet and more rain. I have no issues when the weather is like this because I accept it. I can’t do anything […]

  • Creative Writing: The ash tray

    I enrolled in a course on Creative writing. I thoroughly enjoyed working with Shaun Levin on Creative Writing for Beginners: Bringing Your Story to Life Here is the end result of my story. The copper Ash tray A sailboat from the past into the future, that’s my copper ashtray. The ashtray comes from Indonesia. A […]