There's a reason this place is called Mim's Muddle, it's no use telling you what sort of stuff you'll see here because I don't know myself until it gets written. This is my brag book, my journal, my (occasional) ranting space and my creative corner of the interwebs. Come on in and have a look around, hopefully you'll find something to amuse or interest you!

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Dec 8th, 2015

An Aussie Atheist Christmas

I was reading through Greta Christina’s post Seven Reasons for Atheists to Celebrate the Holidays about why atheists might be quite into holidays that have religious origins and nodding enthusiastically but finding myself having to gloss over references to winter. And then reason number 1 was all about winter and I really felt it was […]

Dec 14th, 2014

#KellsWritingChallenge Day 7 – The high road

Every time I’ve looked at this writing prompt the ONLY thing that pops into my head is the chorus from The Bonnie Banks o’ Loch Lomond as sung by Harry Secombe playing Neddie Seagoon in The Goons episode “The Treasure in the Lake” (aka “The Treasure of Loch Lomond”). O ye’ll tak’ the high road, […]

Dec 12th, 2014

#KellsWritingChallenge Day 5 – If only…

A long time ago and far, far away…well, a week ago at least, and further away than you or I can comfortably walk, like at least 3 postcodes away…anyway, that’s not important. The important part is that this is the beginning of a story and that’s how you do beginnings. Establish time and place. Gives […]

Dec 12th, 2014

#KellsWritingChallenge Day 4 – There’s no time like the present

Once upon a time I used to try and photograph and video all the performances that my kids were involved in. It was never a particularly successful endeavour largely due to a combination of inadequate equipment, an unskilled operator, and a rather limiting reluctance to be one of those parents standing up/sneaking down the aisle/laying […]

Dec 11th, 2014

#KellsWritingChallenge Day 3 – Chocolate cake

Yesterday there should have been a post using the prompt “chocolate cake”. Yesterday was not a day conducive to writing, let alone writing about chocolate cake. I don’t think I care enough about chocolate cake to write a post about it. Mr17 probably cares enough, if his rant on the subject of the difference between […]

Dec 9th, 2014

#KellsWritingChallenge Day 2 – Summer

Not my favourite time of the year. In fact, I’m with Brocklesnitch on the subject of summer, it generally makes me miserable and because I’m not a fan of being miserable and we have air-conditioning at home it also tends to result in a massive electricity bill. Which I feel guilty about. But not quite […]