Writing with Sparky

Are you interested in writing or contributing to Sparky, or writing blog posts or articles for any online publication or platform?…


Words of the World: Horrible

The Horror! – Photo: Greville Edwards • – HORRIBLE – It’s one of President Trump’s favourite words. It pops out…


Are you woke yet?

Asleep? Awake? …. or just Bored? – Photo: Greville Edwards • – WOKE – Hey, you don’t have to tell me that those little aluminium capsules from Nespresso are the…Continue Reading →

Words as Feelings

THE EMOTIONARY • A dictionary of words that don’t exist for feelings that do written by The Middle actress Eden…


Unusual Words

What does it all mean? A by no means exhaustive list of rare, obscure, strange and sometimes funny words and…