I sit daydreaming, rocked in my seat whilst the wheels clatter and the brakes scream. As I’m swallowed by the din, your whisper creeps along the threads of your voice, pulling my attention back to our loose ends. I can cut them and pick at them but I’ll always find another in my hem, working its way loose, protruding from a hidden place. A gentle … Continue reading Daily Thread
Nearly two years have passed since I last wrote! So much has happened in that time, most of it good, but it’s time to get back to some creative joy. I’ve been starting lots and finishing nothing, and I need to change that. Did you watch the Channel 4 series “Grayson’s Art Club”? That’s one of the main reasons I’ve dusted myself down and picked … Continue reading Hello stranger
During the last few months I’ve had a lot on my mind. Most of the “things” seem pretty big, and I’ve been frustrated as I can’t seem to find my way through them. This all sounds very dramatic, but it isn’t really. I have probably made it more stressful through my usual way of needing to find a solution RIGHT NOW and wanting to get cracking. This has always been one of my short comings, not having the patience to just let things unfold as they should. Continue reading “Letting go of the outcome”
I sit here at the end of July in shock. Six weeks have disappeared and most of my to-do list unintentionally found it’s way to a long summer holiday! Continue reading “Best-laid plans”
I am now eight weeks post surgery and I find myself being a little more active each day. I’m spending less time just sitting and feeling unwell which is a good indicator that I am improving. When I normally have down-time, I am quite productive. It has been a different situation lately and it’s felt like a physical slog to need so much rest with no inclination or desire to do anything, let alone think.