A post on similes and metaphors for the term ascent.
"The glow of success" I was sitting across the room from her as she hovered studiously over a 1,000-piece puzzle depicting a forest with infinite versions of green and slightly darker green. She'd taken over the kitchen table and expelled all cooking and eating activities to any other surface. In the afternoon light, I watched … Continue reading Writing Prompt 102: Success
How do you find the balance between comfort and discomfort?
"Things you should throw away but can't" Over the last few years, I've accumulated a collection of notebooks. Some were gifted. Some I got from work. Some I bought while convincing myself that I needed a totally separate notebook for this project or that endeavour—because how could I use the same one for drafting blog … Continue reading Writing Prompt 99: Things I Should Throw Away
What I've always wanted to say about the people in my life.
"Your favourite recipe" My favourite recipe is one I have been trying to perfect since the first time I attempted (and semi-succeeded) to make it: my mom's lasagna. It may take a while to make, but it's pretty easy, making it a great meal for those cold wintry nights. Recipe: Meat Sauce 1 kg of … Continue reading Writing Prompt 95: My Favourite Recipe
"The perfect meal" This is what I would pick as the ideal menu for a brisk autumn evening like today's. Just a combination of my favourite pieces of comfort food. Bruschetta or fresh guacamole (with a tonne of coriander) to start Lasagna as a main, with a fresh buttery lettuce salad with a balsamic vinaigrette … Continue reading Writing Prompt 94: The Perfect Meal