Reblog: Tiny Tuesdays #2

KK picked a superb set today, I don’t know where she keeps finding all this good music. (Well, okay, I do because she says so!)

This is Norah Jones, a name that I recognise and whose music I already like. Just her and a piano – brilliant.

Songshine Sounds

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If you’re anything like us, you’re missing your regular drip of live music to keep you going. Luckily, lots of mini-concerts are still happening online, and we can tune into to get an intimate musical fix.

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inspired by Fandango’s One Word Challenge (FOWC) of of 27 April 2021, abhor.

She had married a husband so mean,
Was expected to cook and to clean,
How she’d hate and abhor,
All her newlywed chores,
So she poisoned him with Paris Green.

I had an interesting chemistry lesson while writing this. Better known as Paris Green, Copper Acetate is an emerald green compound that was used as a pigment and was favoured by artists such as Monet (1840 – 1926) and Cezanne (1839 – 1906), who used it excessively in their works.

It is also so poisonous that it was used as rat poison and insecticide, even in their time.

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For Fandango’s Flash Fiction Challenge #115, where we write about this photo from Harrison Haines at

“But they are animals”, goaded Zlatan. “The whole lot of them, they are total vermin.”

Zlatan was already one of the cadre, a proven, cold-blooded killer, but for himself, Lech wanted no part of conflict. “Look, Zlatan, I would just as soon stay out of this, you know. I’d sooner just not get involved”. Lech began to turn away.

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