“10,10. 9,9. 8,8. 7,7. and so on. BLAST OFFFFFF!“ The actions are not too dissimilar to the racing car driver. The difference being you have two arms stretched out above your head pointing up to the sky. Your fists parallel and clenched. When you need to talk to your crew, you have to do this with a hand over mouth Darth Vader impression. A day never goes by for you as an astronaut without the words “Houston, we have a problem.” The spaceship is shaking, items flying off all over the grass. You’re out of control and you don’t have enough air. The spaceship is falling fast to Earth, spinning in the process. Hitting the ground hard, you and your crew scan each other. Now you know by the look in their eyes what’s next. It is time for Mars, the aliens need to be found.Read More »
I opened up my emails for ‘ashmorewrites’ and as I started to read I felt a gut-wrenching pull inside, my stomach started to knot, and my mind took over. I had to read the onslaught a few times to figure out what the aggressors’ issue was with. I continued to read and realised it was a personal attack. My article was an excuse for the person who referred to herself as “a cross reader.” to sit with her herd and give them someone to slander. This, in turn, will make them feel justified in their own previous actions.
My sister-in-law in Guernsey made me bolt upright ” We don’t have M.O.T.s here.” she said. My expression was the same as Jim Carrey from Mask. You know when his eyes popped out and his jaw hit the floor. “What do you mean you don’t have M.O.T.’s?” I asked with a direct glare. While she sat there all smug explaining how she brought her car over to “the mainland.” To you and me, that is the U.K., and her Brother had pointed out how bald her tyres were. She panicked a little, not much, but a teeny tiny amount because she was now in England.Read More »
WARNING! Putting this into practice will scare all of those around you.
When you do 15 seconds the correct way, you will ease through your day. You will have a crooked smile or a content look, that no one will understand. People will look at you and be confused as to how you appear to float through stressful situations like The Beauxbaton girls from Harry Potter.
Before I turn in for a night of impressive sleep, I always read the news snippets on the reliable internet explorer.
Firstly, let me make this clear. I do not read the articles to catch up on what is happening in the world. I read them as a sleep aid. A good belly laugh before I lay myself to sleep, helps me drift off knowing there is still so much humour in the world.
Secondly, being sensitive is not a trait I have. It is with disappointment in the eyes of my family looking confused to see sensitivity.