$1 billion winner

Daily Prompt: You’re a Winner! You’ve just won $1 billion dollars in the local lottery. You do not have to pay tax on your winnings. How will you spend the money? Whenever this question is posed I remember a family member telling us:  Your chances of winning the lottery are only marginally improved if you purchase…

More with Less

Today youngsters take a gap year, back in the 70s we did the Big OE (overseas experience).  The differences between now and then falls within the parameters of the theme of more with less.  The 70s was a time when everyone did more with less and was oblivious to the fact that they had less…

One More Hour

Would you rather have one more hour with someone you like, or one fewer hour with someone you can’t stand? As an avid people watcher I’ve noticed that many dog owners resemble their pets.  In some cases it’s an improvement.  So if how they look on the outside can change so radically what does the inside…

Lost blog: Best offering

So how’s that heart-stopping moment when you realise  the blog you’ve been saving and saving is no longer saving and in fact has just disappeared altogether!  This is a first for me and before I even sat down to contribute to NaBloPoMo it had been a long day.  Wordpress, this is not what I needed…

My Learning Style

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? Our Standard 8 science teacher, Sister Mary Margaret, instilled such  curiosity in her pupils that we could not help but…