Saturday, April 16, 2011

N. Nincompoop & napalm

I'd like to thank San over at Informed Sharing for her perceptive review of my blogs. I am not only honoured, but humbled that the information I share at traverselife and the fun I have with words at JumpingAground has been acknowledged so thoughtfully and generously. Thankyou San.
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Chimney near East Side Gallery

Noooooooooooooooo! There’s a naughty nincompoop nodding under the bed, it’s making me scared of the night. I feel nauseous when I see its navel.

NASA took a neat photo of it but Nana said it wasn’t nice even though it’s a native of Norway. I prefer nasturtiums; they don’t make noise unlike the nasty nincompoop, Nathan. It goes “Nnrgh Nnrgh” and tries to nip the nape of my neck.

Could its neuroses be caused by *napalm? The Vets said "NO" to its use. Some never recovered and need a nightlight. They won’t talk about it even if you ask nicely.**
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* I'm aware that Napalm and Agent Orange are different chemical concoctions, and that Agent Orange was used extensively in Vietnam, whereas Napalm was an earlier era weapon. But I needed a word that started with N.  I also wanted to acknowledge the dreadful damage done to our Vietnam Veterans, and the people of Vietnam by its use.

**I'm also aware that this drabble doesn't make any sense at all. It's Saturday, we're half way through the challenge. I'm tired. It is what it is.

Apologes to all my Norwegian friends - you know I think you're marvellous.

East Side Gallery is in Berlin. For some reason today I can't add any more words and keep the formatting.

A Drabble is a story told in 100 words No more, no less. (I hope it counts even if it doesn't make sense)

Here tomorrow: Oh darn, I'm stuck for ideas ... it'll be a surprise!

Over at traverselife, I'm spending the month looking at different aspects of bullying.

12 comments:

TheyCallMeVarmit said...

this was an enjoyable post. Loads of "N" words! lol Will return for tomorrow's.

Mercy a.k.a Rogue said...

Things dont always have to make sense, especially if they are entertaining without sense. Great post as always Sue <3

Manzanita said...

Nnrgh, Nnrgh, it's like the three stooges said, Nyuk, Nyuk. Yes, we made it halfway and I've noticed, they are dropping off like flies. Monday is O, I opine , I opine, I opine what you'll do with all the O's.
Happy N Day
Manzanita@Wannabuyaduck

Bob Scotney said...

Never again was my first thought when I came to 'N'. Oh don't wind me up; I've been thing about'O' all round the golf course today.

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

But you drabbled and that's an accomplishment!

Hart Johnson said...

That chimney man is certainly hung... *cough* I liked your drabble, even with the liberties taken for alliteration and such. I study pain for a living and those poor folks and their nerve damage... oh yeah... hot mess made with those chemicals.

Name: Luana Krause said...

N-credible! Creative and fun! Nice to meet you on the challenge.

Mickey Burdick said...

You're granted a certain amount of leniency on the Napalm thing - Artistic License is a wonderful thing! Great blog - keep drabbling :)

Boonie S said...

This is a fun post, with depth too. Well done.

Have a good weekend, Boonie

sue said...

TCMV, it'll be good to see you back ;)
Mercy, thankyou, I was concerned it was a bit too loopy
Manzanita, yes! the three stooges, I'd forgotten them, good one! Isn't it great to have the Sunday break, whew.
Bob, oh deary me. It kind of takes over doesn't it. Good luck!
Alex; I did Drabble, but by golly it was great to have a break today! Hope you're enjoying your weekend too.
Hart, hehe, trust you to notice ;p Those chemicals are really nasty, and dreadful attempts to cover up. Shameful.
Luana, Hi, welcome! thanks for dropping by
Mickey, couldn't agree more, love that artistic license. Thankyou for your kind words
Boonie, YAY, you're back! The weekend is nearly over here, but I'm making the most of it. Now to turn off the computer and re-introduce myself to my family ;)

San said...

Love your drabbles, Sue. Lots of N's yesterday :) I also wanted to say YOU ARE WELCOME (sorry if that was loud but you are WAY over there and I wanted to make sure you heard me...plus I'm a bit sleep deprived and...slap happy??!!)...

ANYway, you quite welcome for the review. You should know, though, that I'm the lucky one, having stumbled upon your brilliance :)

And thank YOU for a lovely ...er...thank you. It was certainly my pleasure :)

YAY! Enjoy the rest of your weekend and I will do the same.

See ya Monday, and OH what shall we write? :)

sue said...

San, I'm lagging behind in replying to comments, sorry. No probs about the shouting, I think I need that otherwise I wouldn't hear you at all. And here we are at the middle of the week - Q is next! I feel like the little red engine "I think I can, I think I can..."