Daily Prompt – JusJoJan the 28th, 2020.Televison.

Linda is here! With our 28th prompt for Just Jot it January 2020. Today’s prompt comes to us courtesy of Barbara. Thank you so much, Barbara! Please be sure to visit her blog to read her post and say hello. And follow her while you’re there if you’re not already!

Our prompt for JusJoJan January 28th, 2020, is “television.” Use the word “television” any way you’d like. Enjoy!

Now we had the same prompt last year for Television, it fell on Saturday 19th January so was also a Stream of Consciousness Saturday. I have included the poem I did then an Acrostic poem entitled Tele vision. But first I will do a new poem for today.

Television

No need to leave your room

Feet and hands will be redundant soon

Life, the whole world is brought to you

Stories coming at you, make you happy make you blue

You’re no longer out feeling what you’ve seen

Because you’ve been sucked inside your Television screen.

*******

Now here is last year’s.

Tele vision

To see afar

Everything from sea to star

Logie Baird had a dream

Everyone would watch a screen

Voyeurisum gone mad

Is that really so bad

So we graduated from Radio

Into dreams of vision flow

Only to drown in information

No limits, seeing all destination.

Jusjojan

Daily Prompt – JusJoJan the 27th, 2020. Dazzle.

Monday’s here and so is your 27th Just Jot it January 2020 prompt. Today’s prompt comes to us compliments of Debbie. Thank you so much, Debbie! Please be sure to visit her blog to read her post and say hello. And follow her while you’re there!

Your prompt for JusJoJan January 27th, 2020, is “dazzle.” Use the word “dazzle” any way you’d like. Have fun!

Today I have done an Acrostic Poem 💜

Image from Pixabay

Do excite me, delight my senses

Amaze me with light, blow the exspenses

Zing up my life open my mind

Zoom in to the kalidoscope colours

Let my imagination fly wild and free.

Excite me, please me, DAZZLE me!

#jusjojan

Daily Prompt – JusJoJan the 26th, 2020. Busy.

It’s Sunday, and time for your 26th prompt for Just Jot it January 2020. Today’s prompt comes to us compliments of Saumya. Thank you so much, Saumya! Please be sure to visit her blog to read her post and say hello. And follow her while you’re there!

Your prompt for JusJoJan January 26th, 2020, is “busy.” Use the word “busy” any way you’d like. Enjoy!

Mother in law last year on her 99th Birthday.

Today is Sunday and every Sunday we have mother in law over for the day and cook her a dinner or take her out to lunch at a pub.

Today we are cooking so I am busy. We also had to pop over to her house yesterday to sort out her phone…which when we arrived the phone was miraculously okay. Hey it’s only a 24 mile round trip. Today hubby will be busy driving 48miles on the four trips to and throw.

It keeps him busy, it keeps me and it keeps her busy too, as she likes to go out. Did I mention she is 100yrs old this year. We are busy arranging a big 100th Birthday Tea Party for her at a local Afternoon Tea Venue.

Anyway she doesn’t like it if I get my phone out when she is here , she likes to keep me busy giving all my attention to her! 😁

So I have to go now and check the dinner 💜 Have a good day and keep busy.

#jusjojan

Daily Prompt – JusJoJan the 23rd, 2020. Drive.

It’s Thursday, and we’re back to our regular daily prompts, this one for the 23rd day of Just Jot it January 2020. Janet gave us our prompt word for today. Thanks so much, Janet! Please be sure to visit her blog to read her post and say hello. And follow her while you’re there!.

Your prompt for JusJoJan January 23rd, 2020, is “drive.” Use the word “drive” any way you’d like. Have fun!

Image from Pixabay

You just drive me wild

Drive me to distraction child

Drive me off the rails

Drive me beyond my tether

Could you drive me off ? Never!

Jusjojan.
Driving off now

One-Liner Wednesday and Just Jot It January 22/1/20.

One for the Alternative Dictionary.

Slingback = Rugby pass.

Image from Pixabay
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#1lineWeds

Daily Prompt – JusJoJan the 21st, 2020: Scraggly.

Tuesday is here, and it’s time for the 21st prompt for Just Jot it January 2020, brought to us by Cheryl. Much appreciation, Cheryl! Please be sure to visit her blog to read her post and say hello. And follow her while you’re there!.

Your prompt from for LindaGHill’s JusJoJan January 21st, 2020, is “scraggly.” Use the word “scraggly” any way you’d like. Have fun

© willowdot21 2020

Scraggly, raggily

Big bob baggerly

Wiggerly waggerly

Lots of love.

Sneakily snaggerly

Bingbon tagerly

Lots of love

Scraggly raggely

Big bob baggerly

Wiggerly waggerly

Lots of love

© willowdot21 2020
Jusjojan

Sorry the second photo is out of focus, the girls moved! This was not gobbleldygook, but it could be!

Cosmic Photo prompt. 20/1/20 Look up.

This week for K’lee and Dale’s Cosmic Photo Challenge Dale has chosen the prompt which is Look up. I have not participated for a long while but I thought why not and so here is my effort for this week’s  #CosPhoChal.

From the top : vapour trail sky, blue sky, looking up at an Ent, a rainbow, Palm trees, my clamatis covered pergola. More Palm trees in the evening, a glass roof, a Victorian glass roof, the sun through volcanic ash, the same plus our house, a sunset, the pergola, a tall house in France.

Happy Monday.

Daily Prompt – JusJoJan the 20th, 2020. Humour.

Monday is here and with the start of the workweek we have the 20th prompt for Just Jot it January 2020. Today’s prompt comes to us compliments of Sadje. Thank you so much, Sadje! Please be sure to visit her blog to read her post and say hello. And follow her while you’re there!.

Your prompt for JusJoJan January 20th, 2020, is “humor.” Use the word “humor” any way you’d like. Enjoy!

Humour, well you see I am English and we spell some of our words differently, and that can lead to humour on occasion.

Below is an article I found on the ancient theory of The Humours.

The four humours and their corresponding qualities.

The four humours and their corresponding qualities.

Credits:Wellcome Library, London.

Humoral theory, also known as humorism or the theory of the four humours, was a model for the workings of the human body. It was systemised in Ancient Greece, although its origins may go back further still. The theory was central to the teachings of Hippocrates and Galen and it became the dominant theory in Europe for many centuries. It remained a major influence on medical practice and teaching until well into the 1800s.

In this theory, humours existed as liquids within the body and were identified as blood, phlegm, black bile and yellow bile. These were in turn associated with the fundamental elements of air, water, earth and fire. It was further proposed that each of the humours was associated with a particular season of the year, during which too much of the corresponding humour could exist in the body – blood, for example, was associated with spring. A good balance between the four humours was essential to retain a healthy body and mind, as imbalance could result in disease. Such notions of internal balance have parallels in other medical traditions, notably AyurvedaUnani Tibb and Traditional Chinese Medicine.

The treatments for disease within humoral theory were concerned with restoring balance. These could be relatively benign and focused on changes in dietary habits, exercise and herbal medicines. But other treatments could involve more aggressive attempts to re-establish balance. As well as having the body purged with laxatives and emetics, or the skin blistered with hot iron, individuals already weakened by disease might be subjected to bloodletting because practitioners mistakenly believed that their bodies contained an excess of blood. You can find this article, for which I own no credit here.

Well that was a jolly article not much humour there. Let’s have some music.

Andrew John Hozier-Byrne (born 17 March 1990), known professionally as Hozier is an Irish musician, singer, and songwriter from County Wicklow. Isn’t he gorgeous and Oh! That voice! He certainly raises my humour.

Now we all know that there are other meanings to the word, you can be in a good or bad humour, meaning your mood. You can be accused of having no sense of humour, or you can be a laugh and have a good sense of humour. It’s all relative really.

Humour is big business we have comedians male and female who all have vastly different ideas of humour. Here is one of my favourite comedians Peter Kay.

And here is my favourite comedienne of all time Victoria Woods who is sadly no longer with us singing one of her comic songs.

There is also Ricky Gervais who has a dark sense of humour, he writes dark sitcoms, he has been in films and is also he is a great stand up comedian…but an acquired taste. Here he is at the Hollywood Golden Globes ripping the Glitterate and Establishment apart. He is only telling the truth! I like him😜 Not everyone’s sense of humour.

Well I think that’s enough humour for today, have a good one everyone 💜

Daily Prompt – JusJoJan the 19th, 2020. Gobbleldygook.


It’s Sunday, and time for the 19th prompt for Just Jot it January 2020, brought to us via Linda G Hill’s Just Jot it January by Jim. Thank you so much, Jim! Please be sure to visit his blog to read his post and say hello. And follow him while you’re there!.

Your prompt for JusJoJan January 19th, 2020, is “gobbledygook.” Use the word “gobbledygook” any way you’d like. Have fun!

What exactly is gobbledygook, and where does the word come from? Apparently Texas Congressman Maury Maverick coined the word in 1944 to describe the frustrating jargon used by policymakers in Washington. It reminded him of the sound of turkeys gobbling.

Gobbledygook is another word for gibberish or jargonese! Take a look at any official or governmental forms. In every day life it can be referred to as verbal diorreha. If I am stressed or frightened I am guilty of verbal diorreha and gobbleldygook.

Gobbleldygook

Gobbleldygook pouring from your mouth

Meaningless words drop out going south

Like a headless turkeys the gibberish spills

Talking such rubbish exaggerats our ills.

Here is an example of Gobbledygook

Your enquiry about the use of the entrance area at the library for the purpose of displaying posters and leaflets about Welfare and Supplementary Benefit rights, gives rise to the question of the provenance and authoritativeness of the material to be displayed. Posters and leaflets issued by the Central Office of Information, the Department of Health and Social Security and other authoritative bodies are usually displayed in libraries, but items of a disputatious or polemic kind, whilst not necessarily excluded, are considered individually.

And here is the the above in plain English.

Thank you for your letter asking for permission to put up posters in the library. Before we can give you an answer we will need to see a copy of the posters to make sure they won’t offend anyone.

Daily Prompt – JusJoJan the 16th, 2020

Linda G Hill is here once again with our daily prompt for the 16th day of Just Jot it January 2020. Our prompt today comes from Dan. Thank you, Dan! Make sure you visit his blog to read his post and say hello. And follow him while you’re there, if you aren’t already!

Our prompt for JusJoJan January 16th, 2020, is “experience.” Use the word “experience” any way you’d like. Enjoy

At the moment I am not having the best of times. Experience tells me it will not last but for now things are tricky. Now on top of life’s mismatch I had a nasty experience this evening.

I had cooked dinner and dished up, while I was waiting for hubby to join me I started to wash the pots. Absentmindedly I popped a brussel sprout into my mouth I swallowed it Arrrrrrrrrgh! It was so hot it felt like it was burning my osphagus and my stomach, the pain as it slipped down my inners was excruciating. Not a nice experience!

Tomorrow I have new experience I am going for a Nerve Block , an injection given by a radiologist, they need to see what they are injecting by X-ray. Well as far as I am concerned the better they can see the nerve they are injecting the better the experience will be for me.

So , so far no nice experiences seem to be on the horizon. So I shall just plod along as I always do for in my experience that’s the only way to cope. Tell me if you have experienced eating something that’s too hot. What happened to you, did you survive.

Have you experienced a Nerve Block , if so please share the experience with me .

Thank you Dan for this prompt.

#jusjojan

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