The Language Broker

 Daily Prompt: Take that, Rosetta! If you could wake up tomorrow and be fluent in any language you don’t currently speak, which would it be? Why? What’s the first thing you do with your new linguistic skills? ~*~ “You mean I have to choose … just one?” Sadie sat with her arms folded, a pout … More The Language Broker

Gelato Fantasy

  Daily Prompt: 32 Flavours ~*~ Vari-coloured gelato Tempting every taste bud. What to choose? Wha’d ever you want! It’s a vacation. It’s Venizia … On the Calle dei Fabri … A minute from our hotel. Gelato twice a day. Molto bene! Molto delizioso! Nuff said! Yummmmmm …. ~*~ Honestly … ice cream will never taste the same again. … More Gelato Fantasy


Daily Prompt: Tourist Trap What’s your dream tourist destination — either a place you’ve been and loved, or a place you’d love to visit? What about it speaks to you? ~*~ Hmmm … just when I’m day dreaming about getting away. I have many dream vacations, and all involve places I’ve been or things I’ve … More Getaway


Daily Prompt: Five a Day You’ve being exiled to a private island, and your captors will only supply you with five foods. What do you pick? ~*~ “I’m not playing their game. Not today … not any day,” Gertrude announced to the rather large strawberry she was dipping into a warm vat of melted dark chocolate. “All these restrictions … … More Bittersweet

The Never of Travel

Daily Prompt: No, Thanks Is there a place in the world you never want to visit? Where, and why not? ~*~ Never is a long time. People change. Places change. In the mid 1990s, with the Siege of Sarajevo raging, I might have said I “never” want to go to Sarajevo. And yet, in 2009 … More The Never of Travel