Thursday Inspiration #159 Hurdy Gurdy Man

A Unique Title For Me

Respond to this challenge, by either by using the prompt word eyes, or going with the above picture, or by means of the song ‘Hurdy Gurdy Man’, or by going with another song by Donovan, or anything else that you think fits.  Scottish singer-songwriter Donovan Leitch wrote, recorded and released ‘Hurdy Gurdy Man’ in 1968 on his sixth studio album with the same name.  The single reached #5 on the Billboard Hot 100 and it went to #4 on the UK Singles Chart.  Donovan wrote ‘Hurdy Gurdy Man’ while he was in Rishikesh in northern India for three months, located in the foothills of the Himalayas where he was studying Transcendental Meditation with the Maharishi along with the Beatles.

The truth about this song is a little blurry, as Donovan recalled that he may have written this while he was on the beach in Jamaica smoking some very good…

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WATCH: Kendrick Lamar Uses Deep Fake to Transform Into Kanye, Nipsey Hussle — Black America Web

Source: MediaNews Group/Bay Area News via Getty Images / Getty *Kendrick Lamar on Sunday night (May 8) dropped the visuals for “The Heart Part 5,” which samples Marvin Gaye’s 1976 classic record “I Want You,” and the rapper uses deep fake technology to transform into several famous Black men. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM & TWITTER. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE.…

WATCH: Kendrick Lamar Uses Deep Fake to Transform Into Kanye, Nipsey Hussle — Black America Web

Three Things Challenge #961


Welcome to my daily Three Things Challenge.
Below are three words that may, or may not, be related. Simply read the prompt and see where your creativity takes you.
You can use one, two or all three in your post, there are no restrictions regarding length, style, or genre apart from keeping it family friendly.
Remember to tag your responses with 3TC, #threethingschallenge or TTC and you can also add my logo if you wish. I’m using a variety this year so I hope you like them.
Invite us along by creating a pingback to this post, then leave your link in the comments so that other people can read your writings and I’ll see it to respond to you directly. While you’re there, why not check out some of the other contributions too.

I schedule the challenge to go out around 6.00 am UK time, but pingbacks have to…

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RDP Thursday – BEAM

Hello Everyone, I hope you are all well and ready for anotherRagtag Daily Prompt. Here is your word for Thursday, 12 May 2022 — BEAM.

Create a post (words/images/both) inspired by this word! Just a reminder, anyone can join in.

Link to this post by creating a pingback, or paste the URL of your post into the comments below. Then, tag your post – “Ragtag Daily Prompt”, “RDP” and “Beam”.

We hope you have fun with this word and look forward to your contributions.

Kind Regards.

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May 11th #1MinFiction Challenge

Cyranny's Cove

What’s the ”One Minute Fiction” challenge about?

Easy. Each week I’ll provide a prompt to inspire you to write a very short story. The idea is to manage to type your whole story in a minute or less. Of course, you can think about it before hitting the keyboard, and you can take all your time to edit it afterwards…

Just make sure to tag your story with #1MinFiction, and create a pingback to my week’s challenge post, so I can easily find it!

So, here is this week’s picture;



Your turn now… Brainstorm time!!

Let’s see what you can come up with…



P.S. I just wanted to clarify that the #1MinFiction Challenge pictures are all mine, with the exceptions of a couple of weeks, when I made sure to give credit to the photographer. 🙂

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Christopher Walken Joins ‘Dune Part Two’ as Emperor Shaddam IV — Variety

The House Corrino has its ruler. Christopher Walken will join Timothée Chalamet and Zendaya in director Denis Villeneuve’s “Dune Part Two,” as Shaddam IV, the Padishah Emperor of the Known Universe. Walken’s casting fills out the major characters for the second half of Villeneuve’s adaptation of Frank Herbert’s seminal science fiction novel. He joins Florence…

Christopher Walken Joins ‘Dune Part Two’ as Emperor Shaddam IV — Variety