20: Dead Day

Not so motivated today. Haven’t started that book and the week’s almost up. Very few views on my blog.

In a feeble attempt to push back the voice in my head telling me that I’m just a pie-in-the-sky dreamer, I abandon the grumbling tones of my cave, park my bum upon the awaiting magic carpet – and take off.

It’s more-than-a-little muggy today but the descent into Sudbury is still, nonetheless, exhilarating; I even manage to squeeze in a quick birds-eye view of a pink stunner


And, by the time I’ve manoeuvred myself through the door of Prado Lounge and ordered a pot of tea, I’m feeling pretty on it!I delve into my Mary Poppins’ holdall and fish out a drawing book and watercolour pencils. Today, I shall knock all my followers dead with a colourful version of my Sudbury-in-Bloom fabric design.

Fearful of ruining yesterday’s less-colourful version, I copy the best of my flowers onto a fresh sheet of paper and set to work on it with a shade of powerful pink.

The nib, without a moment of hesitation, snaps off!

I change colours. Purposeful Purple will have to do instead! Onwards and upwards …



Yodelling Yellow?

Snap …

My plans for the day thwarted by the aptly renamed, Poundland Pink, Pointless Purple and Yuckpot Yellow, I give in …



Copyright owned by Jay Cool, May 2019


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Published by The Silly-Savvy Salopian

Freelance writer and descendant of the cave dweller and outlaw, Humphrey Kynaston. Banished from Shropshire for my eccentricity, I have made my home in Suffolk. I write poetry, short stories, travel journals, comedy gig reviews and non-fiction articles. My wish is to write my way back into the heart of my birth land. All writing commissions (and free holidays in Shropshire!) considered.

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