Saturday, November 26, 2016

Cats Painted as Historical People, Love Them

The Fitzgeralds

The artist Christina Hess paints cats as historical people. I love them.  Check out more here.

Friday, November 25, 2016

Friday Writing Prompt

Today's prompt is Black Friday. Write about some experience with the craziness of the shopping or imagine it as something completely different. 
Have fun!

Friday, November 18, 2016

Friday Writing Prompt

I have been reading the Hobbit and it is very easy to image it being read aloud. As I was reading I thought so many of these random sentences would be good prompts. So, today's prompts are random sentences from the Hobbit. 

1. And so at last they all came to the Last Homely House, and found its doors flung wide.

2. The dragon and the Mountain are more than big enough tasks for you!

3. Now there came a glimmer of red light before them.

4. Now far below the goblins and the wolves were scattering far and wide in the woods.

5. And so they parted.

6. The feasting people were Wood-elves, of course.

7. It was also the dungeon of his prisoners

8. The only person thoroughly unhappy was  .....

9. He did not expect a chorus of volunteers so he was not disappointed.

10. The whole place stinks of dragon.

Have fun

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Recreated Photos

I enjoy photo series when the photographer shoots them again years later. During the late 70s and the 80s paramedic Chris Porsz took candid photos of people in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire (Great Britain). Over the last seven years he has tracked some of them down and recreated the shots.

See more here.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Checkout Ambient Mixer

I saw a post about Ambient Mixer on (one of my favorite blogs). It is a great site that has audio you can listen to, it is more than white noise but not music, ambient audioscapes. There are many categories to checkout, environmental, movies, unreal, etc.
When you pick one and go into it, for example221b Baker Street, a Sherlock themed one, you can customize the sounds if you want.

They are nice to listen to as background noise or play when you are meditating. There are several rooms that could inspire writing. If you are writing a story set on a pirate or space ship, there is one that sounds like you are on them.
Oh and there are bunch of Harry Potter themed ones, one for each common room.
Or  you could make your own set of sounds for free.
I really like The Alien Sounds of the Darkest Ocean Depths.

Go check it out and enjoy.