About the Story This little short story is probably a rather strange interpretation of the song that inspired it. While listening to a radio show of a friend of mine, I heard a beautifully written song by Zoë Wren. The song is one of the tracks on her album which can be purchased on Bandcamp. … Continue reading The Lady’s Lullaby
About this PoemThis was a poem I wrote after my now ex boyfriend's mother passed away. I was channeling one of my favourite authors, Sherman alexie. I do hope you enjoy. WhyWhy, why, why, why, Why did you have to die? Why did you have to leave him so alone? Why did you have to … Continue reading Why
Lately I've noticed that I rely on Facebook for entertainment when I find myself board. After a conversation I had with my friend tonight, I’ve decided to run a little experiment. Over the next week, I will not be using Facebook in any form except for posts to my Facebook page for this blog. I’ve … Continue reading The Great Facebook Break of 2019
A little about this story This story was written after I had listened to a performance done by a very dear friend of mine. I do hope you like it. Warning: This story may contain content of a sexual or explicit nature. Reader discretion is advised. Agony She took his hand as they listened to … Continue reading Agony
There is one day that I will remember for the rest of my life. Because of that day, enclosed spaces scare me. Garages do too. I won’t wear little sleep shorts to bed and I hate anything with strawberry. There are so many things that I could say about that day. I could tell you … Continue reading Me Too
It's not often that I get bored but when I do, things like this happen. I realize that I have not been posting to the blog as often as i used to so I took to the internet. I've done a post like this one before, but this one I think has half the question … Continue reading The 51 Question Challenge
Like how Crocodile Dundee and Steve Irwin are meant to represent every single Australian, mainstream television and film have their own stereotypes for blind people. These stereotypes have, naturally, perpetuated many myths about blind people and blindness which are far from true. In this post, I’ll be doing my best to debunk some of these … Continue reading 6 Common Myths About Blind People Debunked.
I wrote this post back in 2017 and still feel it is relevant. via Internet Sticks and Online Stones
An image of a snake posted to Facebook several months back was recognised as being a bowl of food!
Mobile phones have changed in the last fifteen years, morphing from giant bricks too big for any pocket into small thin devices that can be compared to pocket computers. Buttons were replaced with touch screens, bluetooth became a thing and headphone ports were removed completely or swapped out for newer, better options. Along with the … Continue reading These are a few of my favourite Apps.
guest postThis is a guest post from my dear friend Gabbi Corbett, who has written for the blog previously. She is here with a bit of a philosophical post which falls into the category of disability advocacy. Happy reading, Jaidie. Ain't It Time For Change?I bet a lot of you haven't heard of Michel Foucault. … Continue reading Guest Post: Ain’t it Time for Change?
I wrote this back in 2017 and have just given it a makeover. via Finding Home
Today, I went to a doctor’s surgery I’ve not been to before as I’ve recently moved. During my appointment with the doctor, several comments were made which left me feeling rather uncomfortable. I left the appointment feeling rather disappointed and must say that I will not be returning. 1. The white cane that I carry … Continue reading It starts with Discussion
Where i've been It's been a while since my last post and I've been wanting to post something for the last few weeks. With moving into a new apartment being the latest thing to keep me busy my time has been limited. While move in day is officially this saturday, i've some time on my … Continue reading Writers block
Another book review. Here I am, breaking my post silence. I've not posted in a while and thought I'd return with a book review. The book I'm posting about is Anxiety Girl By Lacey London which can be purchased on Amazon Description. From the best-selling author of the CLARA ANDREWS series. Sadie Valentine was just … Continue reading Book Review: Anxiety Girl By Lacey London
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About this story This is a piece I wrote about seven months ago or so, and I consider it one of my most treasured. As this piece contains graphic content reader discretion is advised. A Destructive Dance She danced. As a torrent of tears fell down her cheeks, she danced. She plastered a smile on … Continue reading A Destructive dance
About the Letter Someone asked me about the contents of the letter which was referred to in my previous post The Big White House. Flash Fiction by The Lone Wolf So, I decided to oblige. Hope you all enjoy! The Letter Dear Liliana, You don't know our story, but you will soon know the short … Continue reading The Letter
Thoughts Up and down. Up and down. Up and down. She continued to hit the buttons in the elevator, as she tried to focus her thoughts. Ma was gone. She shuddered. Now, Dan would be leaving soon to go to her funeral. Up and down. Up and down. Up and down. She could hear rushing … Continue reading Thoughts. By The Lone Wolf
Our First Guest Of The year, The Lone Wolf.happy New Year all! This first post of the year is a guest post, written by my beautiful friend The Lone Wolf. I hope you all enjoy reading her work. The Big White House.Every day, I walk to school, even when I probably shouldn't because of how … Continue reading The Big White House. Flash Fiction by The Lone Wolf
This Week's Post. Recently I put a call out for guest bloggers and blogging opportunities. Through this, I began chatting with Amanda who we will all get to meet in this interview post. Please do check out Amanda's website if you would like to learn more about her or what she does. Meet The Guest. … Continue reading Guest Post: An Interview With Amanda Gene.
Salma Hayek once said. People often say that "beauty is in the eye of the beholder", and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder. This empowers us to find beauty in places where others have not dared to look, including inside ourselves.
About The Tag Holly Of Life Of A Blind Girl completed the #WhatMakesMe tag after she was challenged to complete it by another blogger with a disability. While I am blind, it is not the only thing that makes me who I am. Blindness is just one small part of the person known as Jade … Continue reading #WhatMakesMe
Every day on my way to work I pass by a grand old house with a beautiful garden set out in the front yard. A sign attached to the mailbox advertises flowers for sale and an elderly man sits in a rocking chair on the wide veranda with a cup of tea by is side … Continue reading The Flower Man.
Spread out in the small yet spacious draw was a black and white cat. To my surprise, she was surrounded by kittens.Seven of them to be precise. After tending to the needs of mama cat and her little ones I shuffled back to the kitchen,eager to have my coffee at last.
I am sure many of you are wondering where I've been. Blog posts have been few and far between lately and I'm here to provide an answer to my disappearance. <h3>Where Has She Been? You ask.</h3> I've been rather busy, hunting for and applying for my very own apartment. Yes, that time has come. I … Continue reading A New Beginning.
I'm going to be honest and admit a lack of inspiration is the reason for this post. I did a couple google searches and found this post by The Stented Papa. I'm going to answer all of these questions you see here below, and tag a few people who i hope will participate in the … Continue reading 100 Questions With 100 Answers.
Happy Monday everyone. It has been a while since my last post. I'm here tonight to change that however. I'm here with a few updates and notices of sorts. The Blind Creators Project. If you follow my writing account on twitter or even my personal one, you will have seen me tweeting about this on … Continue reading It’s all about the books. IE
Recently I've become an avid audible and kindle unlimited user. I've read some fantastic titles, including the one I reviewed recently by Tl Clark. As I'll be away next week, I'll be reviewing these books when i return. For now, here's what I've been reading and where you can purchase them. Don't Rush Me by … Continue reading Jaidie’s Bookshelf: Latest Reads
Please Help. I need help. We need help. Everything turned bad really quick. This is Expedition Z13. I’m the student A35 that was sent with the crew. I’m not sure what… OK let me slow down. Everything is a bit hazy. We arrived a couple of units ago. Actually entering the orbit of the planet … Continue reading Flash Fiction Competition 3rd Place: Please Help.
Like works of art in a gallery, the internet provides us with many forms of visual content. When presented with images with an element of cuteness, people are able to laugh and coo with ease. Whenever i browse the internet, i am forced to avoid such content as i can not see it. As i … Continue reading Picture this.
I am proud to bring you our second place winner from the flash fiction competition. This is Footprints Through Time by Gabrielle Corbett. Footprints Through Time. The boots were always with her. No matter where she woke, no matter when she woke, the boots were always with her. It was as if the gods realized … Continue reading Flash Fiction Competition 2nd Place: Footprints Through Time
A little introduction. This piece was inspired by a song produced by my partner. The song is also called Dance Of The Wolves and can be listened to on his SoundCloud profile. If you like what I post, please support me by buying me a coffee. If you enjoy my partner's music, you can support … Continue reading Dance Of The Wolves
I remember when the only way you could connect to the Internet was by having a cord connected to the computer. Computers took up half the desk and needed a constant power source to work, it took ages to load a website and our choices for search engines and programs were limited. We could only … Continue reading Remember When
I am proud to bring you our first place winner from the flash fiction competition. This is Three Robots by Josh Taylor. Three Robots Walk into a BarThey ordered sarsaparillas. Robots always order sarsaparilla. I glanced in their direction as I pulled out the bottles to give to their waitress, Judy. They sat at a … Continue reading Flash Fiction Competition 1st place: Three Robots
she sat at the base of the tree and let loose a long, low howl aimed at the moon. She howled for her friends, her pack, her family, and him. The here and now were not important. Only that point in time mattered, for they had gone. All of them, gone. The rival pack had … Continue reading Wolf’s Rage
She huddled in the corner of her seat and clutched the tattered photograph to her chest. Not wanting to let go of the last memory she had of them, she ignored the tears that flowed down her cheeks. She didn't care that her makeup was ruined. All she focused on was the photo. Not even … Continue reading New Beginnings
Everything stopped, people were stood like statues all around me, people in cars, men on bicycles, babies in prams all lifeless, frozen in time. This was always the shocking part of my little talent, seeing everyone and everything frozen in time. One woman was stopped in the middle of lifting her coffee for a sip, … Continue reading The Time Lord
Back in may, I was challenged by my partner to write one flash fiction piece a day for the month of June. I was bad and missed the first five days, but here we are on the sixth. I'll be posting one flash fiction piece for each day in June. You can find all of … Continue reading 30 Days Of Flash Fiction Challenge.
The time has finally come to announce the winners of the Flash Fiction Competition We had a number of outstanding entries which made picking just three winners difficult. After many hours spent in deliberation, three amazing entries were finally chosen. It brings me great pleasure to announce our winners. 1st Place: Three Robots by Josh … Continue reading Announcement: Flash Fiction Competition Winners
This post is for my sonic. It’s for my light in the dark, my warmth when it’s cold, my strength when I’ve none. I write this for the other half of me who is so many kilometres away yet so close by at the same time. I write this post on the ninth month of … Continue reading For My Love
As I leaned back in my chair i emptied my goblet of its contents and placed it on the small table beside me. With a long exhalation of breath that was more for show than anything i gazed about the bar, my gaze landing on a beauty with hair as black as night and unusual … Continue reading Nightshade
The Book.It's been a while since I posted a book review, yet here one is. Today I'm reviewing Love Bites (Darkness & Light Duology Book 1) by TL Clark. You can purchase a copy from amazon. Description:Shakira didn’t fit in. The reason why is tragic… …but the solution is unbelievable. Moving to Wales was a … Continue reading Book Review: Love Bites (Darkness & Light Duology Book 1)
The last post on his Facebook is the cute photo of us reclining on the beach as the sun sets with our hands linked and a flower tucked behind my ear. My hair danced in the sea breeze as I laughed, while he leant in for a kiss. I can still remember what his lips felt like as they pressed into mine. If I try hard enough, I can still feel the warmth of his hands as he pulled me close and brushed my hair away from my face.
It's a beautiful brisbane morning. The sun is out, the birds are making their presence known through bird song and not a cloud can be seen in the beautiful blue sky. While sitting down to enjoy my morning coffee I received a call from a friend who was accepting an invite to lunch i had … Continue reading Caneless in wonderland: My Day Without A cane.
As many of you who have read previous posts may have noticed, i love flash fiction. I learned about flash fiction at one of the first meetings of my writers group i attended. I'd like to pass my love of flash fiction on to others. It is with this in mind that i am posting … Continue reading Flash Fiction Competition.
For tonight it would rest until tomorrow, where new troubles would lie. For tonight it would remain a house of dreams until it would become the house of horrors once more.
Blogs and idea creation. So, you have this thing called a blog. It is big and scary but hey. You have it anyway. You could have started your very own brand new shiny blog as a way to market your business, build on your writing skills, network, build your portfolio or even as a hobby. … Continue reading 69 Blog Post Ideas For When You Have None
I'd like to introduce our newest writer who has called herself Peppin The Panda. Peppin has written an introduction which can be found below. Hi! I’m “Peppin the Panda”. Outside of this blog, I am a University student in my final year of an Arts/Law degree. When I’m not studying, I love listening to music, … Continue reading Introducing Our Newest Writer
As many of you may have read, i wrote a flash fiction titled The Photo. My friend who also happens to be a writer used the same prompt that i was given at my writers group and a photo she took of my dogs and I. She's allowed me to share her flash fiction here, … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Injected Serenity.