Once Upon A Blog Crime

I had to share this fun challenge give to Teresa of The Haunted Wordsmith by Rory of A Guy Called Bloke and K9 Doodlepip. These two could rule the world…and the rest of us would give them plenty to do.

The Haunted Wordsmith

This was written for Rory’s new game. Check it out here.

I pulled into Prince Court at 9:45 and the place was still lit up like a Christmas tree with all the police cars lining the street. Kids on bikes and old ladies in nightdresses lined the sidewalk. I hated scenes like this. If it wasn’t the press wanting to get a look, it was the nosy neighbors. Can’t blame them though. I would have done the same thing if a dozen police cars rolled up on my block with lights and sirens going.

“Evening Inspector Wordsmith,” Officer Rory said. He was shaking, even though it was warm night. 

“What’s with him?” I asked, nodding to the bobbing ass of a patrol man hurling into the flower bed. 

“It’s bad, Inspector. I’ve never seen anything like it.”

I looked at Officer Rory and grunted. He looked like he had never…

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Turn the Mirrors in to Windows – Kasia Darwinska

This is so beautiful and beautifully written, I had to share!


Life is full of ups and downs, and at times it can really feel like a roller coaster.  Sometimes that means you do and say stupid things to those closest to you, sometimes it means you do the smallest things which can mean the world to someone else.  What is also evident is no matter how open or closed off you are about it, there is always someone viewing from another perspective.

Jimi Hendrix said it best with “Room Full of Mirrors”

“I used to live in a room full of mirrors
All I could see was me
Then I take my spirit and I smash my mirrors
And now the whole world is here for me to see”

Kasia Derwinska takes digital photography and makes them in to mixed media works of beauty.  Derwinska doesn’t consider herself to be a photographer according to her bio, more that it is…

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