Week 1 Month 1: A wedding in the year 2048 – Part 1

Here is the very first (of many I hope) blogpost of my new Short Story Project. This week the theme is 'A wedding in the year 2048'. In this blogpost we see a couple get ready on their special day. Happy reading!

Short Story Project launching 28th June!

"I have a folder fit to bursting with ideas of stories that I want to create because right now they have nowhere to go but to remain in the folder. What use are stories if they are simply left to fester unwritten in a folder?" I'm starting my own 3 month challenge: 'Short Story Project'. Ask anyone who knows me and they'll tell you I've always gone my own way. Here I detail the challenge I am about to undertake. Why not join me?

What’s Inside Matters by Hazel Roberts

The brain is a complex, curious and intriguing organ. Wouldn't you agree? It's the only organ that has total control over who we are and where we're going. Well, the brain and the heart are the Batman and Robin of the human body since neither can do it's job without the other. Stick with me …

Week 1 Month 1: A wedding in the year 2048 – Part 5 (FINAL)

Blogpost 5 of 5: The Aftermath DISCLAIMER: The piece of writing you are about to read is a FICTIONAL short story for entertainment purposes ONLY. Any names of people or places are PURELY COINCIDENTAL. This work is from the independent imagination of the author and has NOT had ANY input from other sources. Once the …

Week 1 Month 1: A wedding in the year 2048 – Part 4

Now that those mishaps are out of the way will Mimi make it to the ceremony? Who is Mimi about to marry? How did they get together!

Week 1 Month 1: A wedding in the year 2048 – Part 3

Blogpost 3 - Mimi’s superstitious curse: her dress rips; road accident brings traffic to a standstill; remade cake and the rain pours. No disclaimer for this blogpost as I found a little stimuli from 'Brides' Magazine 'Wedding Disasters'. Apologies for it being over a day late. Do drop me a message in the comments with …

Week 1 Month 1: A wedding in the year 2048 – Part 2

Blogpost 2: The crowd objects. DISCLAIMER: The piece of writing you are about to read is a FICTIONAL short story for entertainment purposes ONLY. Any names of people or places are PURELY COINCIDENTAL. This work is from the independent imagination of the author and has NOT had ANY input from other sources. Mimi didn't just …

Book Review: My Lynda by Michael Pattemore

One in two of us will be affected by cancer at some point in our lives. Either we will have it or someone we know. At the turn of the millennium, no-one talked about cancer and it was treated as this silent killer that charged at our nearest at dearest with a death sentence. Ten …

Book Review: Mr Pye by Mervyn Peake

Mr Pye comes to the Island of Sark with a mission, to convert the islanders into a crusading force for the undiluted goodness that he feels within.Mr Pye, however, is prone to excess, and excess is very nearly his downfall. For when the struggle between good and evil becomes embarrassingly personalized Mr Pye finds it …

Lesson 5 of Top 5 Leadership Lessons from Ricky McCaw: Resilience

Welcome back to the last lesson in this series of leadership lessons from rugby legend Ricky McCaw. This last blogpost will be all about resilience - something that is key to overcoming hardships we face. Hold onto your hats people this is going to be a long one! First, don't take the lessons each experience …

Lesson 4 of Top 5 Leadership Lessons from Ricky McCaw: Targets and Discipline

Welcome back to the penultimate blog-post in this series where I spend some time looking at what we can all learn from the likes of two-time Webb-Ellis World Cup winner Ricky McCaw. In this blog-post I'll be discussing targets and discipline. Firstly, keep focused on the task at hand. In an age where it's so …