The game they play #fivewords

Weekly Writing Challenge #123     The pale sun light reflects on the pages of the book open on the table. From where she stands, she sees the children playing, beyond the garden, she hears their laughter, she can guess at the pretend war which is their game. She, and they, have escaped: the real … Continue reading The game they play #fivewords

#AtoZChallenge – April 10: I is for Ibuprofen

“Ibuprofen works as a painkiller by affecting chemicals in the body called prostaglandins. Prostaglandins are substances released in response to illness or injury. They cause pain and inflammation (swelling). Prostaglandins that are released in your brain can cause a high temperature (fever or pyrexia).” (From http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Painkillers-ibuprofen/Pages/Introduction.aspx) He knew he had been hit: instant darkness, the … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge – April 10: I is for Ibuprofen