• ignominius commented on the post, dismissed 7 years, 1 month ago

    The Sergeant-Major’s voice boomed out across the parade ground…”Dismissed!”.

    As one the platoon of men turned and fell out and started to walk back to barracks. It would shortly be time for the mess and […]

  • ignominius commented on the post, sweat 7 years, 1 month ago

    The sweat poured off his brow. It dripped into his eyes, blurring his vision. With a shaking hand he wiped his eyes to restore his sight and then to remove some of the sweat. Even as he wiped it away, more […]

  • ignominius commented on the post, adopt 7 years, 2 months ago

    To adopt is to make something our own. Whether you adopt a child or a principle or vice, we make it our own. It’s a useful thing to do. When you have a problem, adopt it. Make it your own and find the […]

  • ignominius commented on the post, walls 7 years, 2 months ago

    Walls, they enclose to keep people out and they enclose us to keep us in. They are a protection and they are a prison. We need walls, whether they are the physical walls of our homes or the mental ones that […]

  • ignominius commented on the post, camera 7 years, 2 months ago

    The camera shutter whirred as his finger depressed the button. It was an old fashioned camera, it captured its image on film rather than as digital bits stored in a bit of silicon. He loved the look and feel that […]

  • ignominius commented on the post, beehive 7 years, 2 months ago

    It stood in the small garden with a brother. Tall, white and full of life, the beehive literally buzzed with excitement and life. The bees inside were collecting the pollen from the first day of spring.