In the beginning, I worked difficult jobs with awkward hours and the one thing that I looked forward to was coming home to write or take pictures for my blog. I have loved every minute of having Raggie Writes and what may just be a website for most, is a wonderful little world that I can lose myself in (and I hope perhaps a few others can too).
. . . day two might not have gone according to plan, but I wouldn't have changed it for the world.
A lot can happen in two weeks . . . I haven't posted anything for two weeks. Firstly, this was because I was on holiday in Prague, then it was my birthday, then an idiot smacked my butt at work, then it was because I felt depressed and then I walked out of my job. … Continue reading The Start of “My Diary” and the End of my Hiatus
The first month of 2020 is almost over, and as it comes to an end I realise I have bought more books than I am able to read one again. I am risking posting my January Book Haul too early, however, I am resisting the temptation to spend any more money. I am attempting to … Continue reading January 2020 Book Haul
It's not only a new year, but it is also a new decade . . . Which my boss kindly pointed out means I have seen four decades on this planet. I am torn between a feeling of triumph for lasting this long and a sense of dread for the rapidly approaching wrinkles. With that … Continue reading 2020 Writing Goals
Write about what you wish you had said . . . You would go about your daily life and I would watch in awe. As you were getting ready for work, I would gaze at you and think about how lucky I was to wake up to you every morning. As you drove away, I … Continue reading Writing Prompt #21
I fear there's no escape, from an inconsequencial fate, From the tears held back, from the hands that suffocate. I'm frustrated, that year after year, Has led me nowhere, And my dreams are left somewhere that I can't remember. I wait. I wait, And I see no change, Any view of a future, so far … Continue reading Something.
The mysterious city of Edinburgh just gets better with every visit. It has been the muse for many authors in the past and will for many in the future. Here is a little poem that the city inspired me to write . . . It had been years since I had left home . . … Continue reading A Trip to Edinburgh: A Poem
Write about the secret love of your life. He was always there. He made her laugh more than she had ever laughed before. He made her smile wider than she knew she could. He held her together when her whole world was falling apart. Seldom did she find comfort in others, but he was her … Continue reading Writing Prompt #19
Write about the three most powerful emotions. According to psychologist Paul Eckman, there were six basic human emotions: happiness, sadness, fear, disgust, anger, and surprise. To stop my (annoying) brain from over analysing the difference between emotions and feelings, I am playing by this rule. Out of these, I feel that I have experienced happiness, … Continue reading Writing Prompt #17