booms and bangs

Originally posted on A Reading Writer:
boom! crumbles the church the city prayed. bang! rings the house of an old friend. boom! explodes a truck, bodies sprayed. bang! runs peace, hope, in a rushed parade. between the booms, bangs i plead above let this bad dream be cursed and damned. — This is a fictional…

Waterfalls | Elemental 

« A handful of earth here, a pinch of air there and a bucketload of water everywhere and voilà, you have a masterpiece, » says Nature, the greatest artist of all time. In response to this week’s WPC, Elemental. (c) jodiepages 2017. All Rights Reserved.

Real Neat Blog Award

Hi all, First of all, I apologise for I haven’t been able to post here on my personal blog lately. As a fresh graduate looking to land her dream job, I have been embroiled in an insurmountable amount of interviews and networking lately, hoping that at least one of them will help me find my…

Transient rainbow

After a strong thunderstorm, a double rainbow lit up the sky. But it disappeared almost as quickly as it appeared and I was quite lucky to capture its ephemerality. In response to this week’s WordPress Challenge – Transient. (c) jodiepages 2017. All Rights Reserved.

Nephew | Order

This week’s response to WPC: Order… ..is a picture of my nephew showing me how to stack my fragrances in a neat order. This kid knows order better than they do in the parliament. (c) jodiepages 2017. All Rights Reserved.

Can you guess? | Friend

I met him when I was 9, His name is Kitch Roger, Or sometimes it’s Stein, Or ‘Clock watcher’, Depends on my mood or his mood. He doesn’t speak nor move, But I am harmoniously in love, Drowning in its soft chords, And its blue slender body, He was a dream come true. I carry…

Basilica de San Martin de Tours | Heritage

In response to this week’s WordPress Challenge – Heritage For over 300 years, the Spaniards have built thousands of Catholic churches in the Philippines. Among them is The Basilica de San Martin de Tours, which is known as the oldest Catholic church in the Philippines and quite possibly in Asia. Sitting atop a hill, the…

Moon over water | Reflecting

In response to this week’s word challenge – Reflecting. A shot of the moon taken by my best friend of ten years who has mental illness. « Sometimes, we get caught up in the process of trying to find who we are — our purpose and value in life — that we tend to lose sight…

T i m e

  They say time, Heals all wounds, But what they neglect to mention, Is that it turns, Friends into strangers. (c) jodiepages 2017. All Rights Reserved

Morning Jog | Danger!

This week’s challenge is the unexpected thrill of danger! During a morning jog with my younger sister, we stumbled upon this 6m pyramid tower at Kennedy Park in Castor Bay, Auckland. Being the sports enthusiast that I am, I climbed up to the very top and took this photo. My sister screamed, « You dangerous girl! »…