Are you guilty of Apostrophe abuse?

Are you apostrophobic? The apostrophe is your friend. I know some of  you find him confusing, because I’ve seen you hesitate, adding an apostrophe here or there when you really don’t need one. Sometimes you’re not sure if you’ve put him in the right spot. Other times you forget...

In my garden today

The Hibiscus has bloomed! I have been busy lately doing some online courses, as well as dealing with some domestic matters. As a result, my blogging schedule has been somewhat curtailed. Having learned from experience that my daily schedule was far too ambitious, I will be drafting another one...

On dots and dashes, commas and colons

Commas, Periods (full stops), and semicolons: ellipses, dots and dashes. The Comma I’m sure you all know that a comma denotes a pause in a sentence and most of you have read the anonymous talker’s post on comma splice, so I will not go over that ground again. Serial...

A New Schedule of Regular Posts from Maddy at Home

Having had a few teething problems deciding what to post when, I have created a new schedule for this blog and will endeavor to stick to it day by day. So far this week I am doing oK! Friday – Fridays in the Future Saturday – Maddy goes shopping then...

How to be 64

When I’m 64 Many thanks to my Blogging 101 friends below who have shared their thoughts with us on what it will be like to be 64.   Travel Much? Blabberwockying Stories and Scribblings Su Vaikais Me And My Spicy Life Cathy Lynn Brooks    Uncool Ella   When...

When I’m 64

Just a ditty about When I’m 64 We’re talking in a couple of years time – I’m 61 now and will be 64 in 2017 –  that gives those guys about 3 years, are you listening Apple & Android?                       ...

When I’m Sixty Four

Blogging Event You are invited to write a post on your own blog about what life will be like when you reach 64 years old. I am organizing this challenge because we like to hear from younger people at Maddy at Home, a site for seniors and retirees. This is a one-off...