Dancing in the Dark

This has been surprisingly hard to write, which is strange. I've spoken a lot about the issues that exist, there are various blogs you can easily locate on the site which detail history, such as it is. However, something important has happened in the last couple of months. My husband was sorting through pictures of … Continue reading Dancing in the Dark

Strange Days

https://twitter.com/AlternativeChat/status/1021389666988281857 I completed the first of two bike events yesterday: 56 miles as a warm-up to 45 might seem a bit excessive, but having never done endurance before a lot of lessons were learnt. Also, the county in which I live's reputation as being a little bit hipster, a little bit posh but an awful … Continue reading Strange Days

Promenade

'Why do you write?' Sometimes, it is compulsion: a injustice observed, moment recalled or future imagined. Often the urge strikes at an inopportune moment. It's why a notepad and pencil have more significance than transcribing into the Cloud or dictating into an iPhone. Whilst fingers can grasp an implement, the default is always a pencil, … Continue reading Promenade

Walk Away

I've decided, after being diagnosed with a chest infection, to take a short break from daily posting. I will still be working on Short Stories during this time, and hope to have the first completed for publication on Friday. Normal scheduled content will continue to be posted on Twitter. Hopefully, I'll be all better by … Continue reading Walk Away

Falling Down

Yesterday, I put back my weightlifting ambitions by an indeterminate period of time. The injuries sustained to both hands and my left elbow won't be properly obvious until swelling has gone down, which could take up to a couple of weeks (knowing how my body reacts to these circumstances generally.) The fact this was my … Continue reading Falling Down

Writing as Therapy :: Depression [1]

This has been a tough write. When I decided I wanted to try and describe my depression in a blog post, the problem should have been easily solvable. After all, I'm a writer: that should allow me a measure of ability to describe the feelings I experience, right? I've spent a VERY long time attempting … Continue reading Writing as Therapy :: Depression [1]