What I’ve learned about writing in the past two years

It was back in January 2020 (in The Before) when I was dreaming about writing a book, and it seemed an insurmountable task. After all, I'd been thinking about doing this for several years now, why should I be more successful at starting this year compared to other years? "...that’s not the reason I am… Continue reading What I’ve learned about writing in the past two years

Jigsaw / lockdown

I've just realised that jigsaw puzzles are perfect metaphors for lockdown, and not just fun activities to do during lockdown. (And I am using the word fun advisedly.) Jigsaws - and perhaps lockdowns too - start initially with some enthusiasm when you tip everything out onto the table and anything seems possible. That's the time… Continue reading Jigsaw / lockdown

Things I learnt this week 35.20

You’re never too old to learn new things but you might not always be successful. I wanted to try surfing. I tried surfing. I learned that before I try surfing again I need to work in my upper body strength and flexibility. On the other hand, I also learned that, uncomfortable as they are to… Continue reading Things I learnt this week 35.20