Hello! Are you still there? If so, thank you for visiting again. I’m sorry to have been so silent. Life rather took over, and there didn’t seem to be time to think about life because I had to manage living it, in circumstances I hadn’t chosen. If anybody reading this has not heard otherwise, Beloved… Continue reading It’s been a while….
I’ve done it! After two years, I have finished the MA studies. The diss is in (with thanks to Encourager who, when I lost my nerve said “Press send”!) and now I just have to wait for the result. Which is scary. But I do think I’ve done enough. And now Beloved Other and I… Continue reading Finished!!
I have 15103 words. This is a result! It is well within the tolerance levels, and it makes (better) sense. Even the footnotes are, to quote my Wonderful Current Supervisor, “cleaner” (this raises all sorts of interesting thoughts in my mind, which I am not going to pursue!) I have titles for my chapters, and… Continue reading Last Lap
I have a very clear memory of being in my first primary school class and being taught to write. I learned the letters well enough and could soon spell the needed words. I even mastered capital letters for the beginning of sentences fairly easily. But for some reason, full stops eluded me. I cold not… Continue reading
This is what I have been sewing recently. I chose the kit some time ago, but it has felt like an act of hope and defiance to sew it over the last few weeks. In fact, I love it so much, I might be making it again (possibly in a variety of colours) to give… Continue reading Hope and defiance, in a little way
I have just edited 400 words out of a chapter. This is a breakthrough….only 1100 words to go,,,, To get rid of, I mean. It was hard enough writing them in the first place. Cutting them out is even harder. Life is odd 🙂 We’ll get there. And thanks to Reader! Most encouraging!
So, back in the day when I thought I could plan things, one of the intentions for the sabbatical was to think about evening services, and specifically, to learn a bit about what others are doing in the evenings. Therefore, I, completely unscientifically, contacted various friends with a short set of questions. And because I… Continue reading A Sabbatical is not a holiday….a task yet undone!