I have been absent from my blog. Three months ago I started a 100 day writing challenge. When I started I came up with a bunch of excuses, self-imposed obstacles. Over-thinking it, as usual. I get caught up in the technicalities of writing a good story when I should just write When I think about writing … Continue reading NaNoWriMo and absence
We are suffering from a severe drought - the dams that feed our small town are at dangerously low levels. In fact so many areas of South Africa are struggling, Cape Town is possibly the worst at the moment. So we have been wishing for rain (and my contribution for One Word Sunday: Wish). And this … Continue reading On wish-ing and self-care
You have to be in it to win it!
Stained glass windows in churches often portray religious stories or well-known figures such as archangels, saints and so on. But I believe that the everyday, common windows around us have stories of their own - intentional or unintentional. A window can 'tell' its story in so many ways: through the items placed on their sills, what … Continue reading Stories that windows tell
Stairs and steps - is there a difference?
I came across Cee's "Share Your World" challenge this week - I cannot believe I haven't found it before. So I shall give it a go.
(noun) a feeling of surprise mingled with admiration, caused by something beautiful, unexpected, unfamiliar, or inexplicable (verb) feel admiration and amazement; marvel In the past, I have written about wonder in connection with saving our planet - a big ask, I know! But how can we inspire our generation of technological children to appreciate the wonder of … Continue reading Wondering how, why and at…
Hahaha! Different to the wabbing I did last week!
"WAB" / "WABBING" (noun) Work Avoidance Behaviour, or as I'm calling it now, "Writing Avoidance Behaviour" (verb) behaviour that avoids work, or in this case writing!
Should I do another 100-day challenge? For the last two Septembers, I’ve begun similar challenges, linking my photo project with blog writing and focussing on a 100 Happy Days challenge. As my birthday month, I’ve come to realise that September is always a time of change for me - I often start new things like new journals and new projects, look for new homes and move house and in September.