If we were having coffee… (3)

My weekly "catch up with an old friend over a cup of coffee"

Mzansi Mirrors #AtoZChallenge

Dabelle has made it to the midpoint of the challenge.- why not complete the poll to let us know your favourite words. Join her as she does the "Blogging from A to Z" challenge for April and uses some South African words in her adventures.

List with lank items #AtoZChallenge

Dabelle investigates Hot Cross Buns and discovers that Debbie likes to eat cheese with sweet things. Hayibo! Join her as she does the "Blogging from A to Z" challenge for April and uses some South African words in her adventures.

Kiff #AtoZChallenge

Join Dabelle as she does the "Blogging from A to Z" challenge for April and uses some South African words in her adventures.

A jolly jol #AtoZChallenge

Dabelle investigates Hot Cross Buns and discovers that Debbie likes to eat cheese with sweet things. Hayibo! Join her as she does the "Blogging from A to Z" challenge for April and uses some South African words in her adventures.

Investigations #AtoZChallenge

Dabelle and Larry investigate ... Join her as she does the "Blogging from A to Z" challenge for April and uses some South African words in her adventures.

Hot Cross Buns #AtoZChallenge

Dabelle investigates Hot Cross Buns and discovers that Debbie likes to eat cheese with sweet things. Hayibo! Join her as she does the "Blogging from A to Z" challenge for April and uses some South African words in her adventures.

Honoring What I Love [With An Adjustment]

Musings on engaging with books in different media…
To read real books or electronic books? The best of both worlds?
Paardje has put into words exactly what I tend to do subconsciously. Like her, I love the smell and feel of real books and I love to add sticky notes and underline passages in my favourite colour pens until my books become “well-loved”… But that happens less with fiction books, which I do read on my Kindle, especially when I am travelling.
This is a situation where both work well, and I don’t need to stress about making an either-or choice. It is possible to have the best of both worlds!

Of Snailmail, Books & Vanities

sunday slow down 2 I have a Kindle fire tablet that I’ve had since early 2012.  There are already a gazillion books on there but, honestly, I use it for games 80% of the time 😏

Recently when I asked my daughter whether she wanted ebook versions of the series she’s reading now she immediately responded with “No, I want to be able to smell them” 😄

The succinctness of her response made me take an honest look at what I have been denying myself ever since I came to Batam- the pleasure of my 1st love: real, physical books ❤️ It might seem silly but the feel of a real book in my hands just adds another level of pleasure to the reading experience.  I also do like burying my nose between the pages for a good whiff! 😘

But getting my hands on English books is costly as I’ll have to purchase…

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Word-play fun 3

From the words in the image, write a story, recall a memory, make up a poem, anything really. The only provisio is that you must use all the words in the image.

5 reasons to love everyday inspiration

Congratulations! You’ve reached the final day of Writing: Finding Everyday Inspiration We hope these prompts have encouraged you to brainstorm and write in new ways and introduced you to new tools and resources. I just got this message in the email and felt a little sad - the course is finished. Already? I will miss … Continue reading 5 reasons to love everyday inspiration