Thursday, 7 March 2013

[Very Inspiring] 2012 Blog[ger] of the Year

The lovely Melpomene Selemidis nominated me for a Blog of 2012 award - a lovely gesture and even more meaningful coming from a poet and writer of her talent. Make sure you check out her blog - all passion, music and drama! 

Just as pleasingly, witty and gritty romantic suspense writer, the fabulous Incy Black nominated me for a Very Inspiring Blogger award.  If you want to cry with laugher, read Incy's fantastic original blog post. It's brilliant! And so is she. 

I decided, in the spirit of not talking excessively about myself to combine the two memes. Here's the rules: 

Monday, 4 March 2013

Back in the Saddle... Well, nearly

The last few weeks have slid by in a confusing maelstrom of work, moving house, sickness and family woes all at the same time. You know that one?  The one where you're up all night with a vomiting child and trying to sort out mortgage applications in your lunch (half)hour.

Inevitably some things slide.  Sadly, blogging is one of them, tragically writing is another.  

It's a funny one, the writing thing. In times of emotional stress writing can be incredibly cathartic - if not in acute phase, then certainly as things start to process. Bereavement and break ups have both stimulated a great outpouring of creativity.