Dad's Dementia gets a little worse every day - this hub documents his journey. Update - we lost Dad on the 27th December 2013 - he passed away peacefully in our arms....
Dad's in his second childhood, doing lots of daft and silly things, his memories of recent times are no longer there but his memories of the past are as clear as yesterday although they seem to get a bit jumbled up. Dementia or Alzheimer's is cruel even though the sufferer doesn't realise he or...
This is the ‘tongue in cheek’, ‘cut-the-crap diet’ that really works, if you stick to it forever, you will continue to loose weight and keep it off forever.
A poem and photographs of the beautiful plants on my garden by a proud amateur gardener.
Hope you enjoyed those photographs. My garden looks so pretty at this time of year. it will look even prettier when everything comes into bloom. I would like to document those changes here. So this will be the first of 'My Garden' hubs.
A synopsis of a novel or script I am currently working on. The Angel in the Well - short story.
A bit of decorating, floor sanding and staining in time for Christmas. Finally finished on Christmas Eve, ready for the arrival of our guests on Christmas Day. Talk about cutting it fine.
Benjamin Zephaniah is probably one of the most popular Dub poets in the world. He is particularly popular with school children because he gives them poetry in a language they understand, he has rapport with them and he offers them a fun way to be creative with poetry.
Educational hub. Adjectives - what are they? How do I use them with nouns and verbs. When do you use an adjective or an adverb? Do I need to define the verb or the sentence? Do I need to define the subject that is performing the action? Be careful how you use adjectives such as interesting,...
What are Adverbs? What do adverbs modify? An adverb modifies any part of language other than a noun.
Please save our Badgers - Say NO !Badger Cull and YES to vaccine! Protect the British Badger!
A memory of a childhood christmas and living with a manic depressive mother. Manic depression is now called Bipolar, much more is known about it these days and better treatment available...
An extract from this piece has been used in a Hodder Education Book 'Ready to Go Lessons for English, Step-by-step lesson plans for Cambridge Primary Stage 5' by Kate Ruttle (ISBN 978-1-4441-7708-4).
On hubpages it is easy to keep a check on the number of followers you have and saddening when you notice one has stopped following you, for whatever reason. It is not so easy to find out who it was that stopped following you. This little ditty was written in jest to highlight the event.
...the journey continues - this was a sponsored walk for Oxfam. We raised just under £2500 a couple of years ago and the walk was brilliant. The following year although we didn't raise as much money it was still a fantastic walk...
Epic journey - sponsored walk to raise money for Oxfam. This was my 22.7 mile walk home last midsummers day. It was a lovely day and I had a lovely walk. Setting off at 9am and arriving home just after 7pm. The pictures are almost in order but not quite. I will work on them as and when I can to get...
A poem about the ups and downs of hubscores on hubpages.
Satirical poem conveying the frustration of writing a hub then finding out that someone else beat you to it.
This hub will hopefully help you to decide which category to use within hubpages for your poetry. There is an explanation of each category.
Shakespeare was the most prolific writer of dramatic monologues. This guide will hopefully explain what Dramatic Monologues are and how to write a dramatic Monologue - where to start.