Seasons

Yes I am here and blogging. Yesterday I was having trouble with my internet and it kept scuppering my blogging so there was no post. Today I am here! At last I have that Autumnal feeling coming on as the weather takes on more of what I might expect at this time of year… and I love it. It’ not cold thankfully but I do so relish the change in seasons. One of the things I love about good writing is when the writer is able to capture not the weather but the feel of the season, and my favourite is, without doubt, Autumn. What about you?

How so you evoke the different senses but sparingly to capture the essence of a season?

Answers on a postcard! Not hears that for a while!

Have a good day🙂

 

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Dancing in the Rain

How lovely that it has rained in the night and is still raining, a soft drizzle and a light pitter patter on the office roof. I will move over to the other chair so I can look into the garden when I write and work later on. Or should I go outside and twirl circles, catching raindrops on my tongue?

Another weekend is almost upon us. a new schedule for classes and for writing next week as I need to step things up, 4/5 hours writing time a day and at 5 hours editing time… are there enough hours as well as the gym, and everything else. But I am on a mission now🙂

So I wish you all a lovely weekend and see you Monday.

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Keep going…

While I am always a happy and positive person, there are times when I feel the need to slow down and chill out and I feel that right now! I was thinking the other day how really since I started working for myself all I seem to do is work. So it is great I now have a social life as well but I also feel as if this pulls me in lots of directions. So yesterday was about refocus. I made myself a new plan so I can fit everything in and spend less time out at the gym in the mornings — more time writing and working. A rejig of priorities.

Yesterday I was so tired I had to get up later and decided not to blog, but here I am today as usual and ready to get into it.

Focus is key.

I am a passionate person and so it is all or nothing with me. I use this approach in all aspects of my life, but sometimes being like that about everything is tiring for me, let alone the people around me! But somethings are just part of who we are and I am that kind of person. I juggle a million things at once, I don’t sit still, my mind is like always on overdrive. Maybe I need a little more of that yoga to find my balance…

Maybe we all could do that from time to time… right?

Find your balance

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Finding the Balance

After the gym this morning, and enticing as it is in the new gym I have to try to prise myself away from doing as many classes (!) I will be lunching with Mum before I work this afternoon, a bit of bonding time that I feel we need🙂

I do have a lot of work and I am trying to meet deadlines, but I also think if you don’t find the time for one another, friends, loved ones, nearest and dearest, life has a way of running away with itself and chasing deadlines doesn’t allow you stand back and live in the moment. So. Do. It.

Today, take the time to live in the moment. That is all. Simple message.

Be present... be aware of your breathing... be grateful

 

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Lovely Mondays

I had a rare day off on Friday catching up with things and so that’s why no blog post (all say ah) … I had a few things needed sorting and wasn’t feeling 100% that day anyway. Tired from working me thinks! But it turned into a lovely weekend❤ but no work yesterday either so now I have to play catch-up! But give me a list and I am away and on a mission! So I WILL make this a busy and successful week. That is my goal.

What about all of you?

So I am waiting for the lovely cosy feel of Autumn to hit me but it hasn’t happened yet, I love those clear crisp mornings, that sense of Christmas in the air. Know what I mean?

Well, I think I will get on and wish you all a great week, see you tomorrow!

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Impromptu reading

I arrived at the gym yesterday to see my lovely fellow workout mates gathered drinking coffee. We have a lovely coffee area now at the gym, which I seem to spend a lot of time in, what is it with writers and coffee shops?

So I say to my best buddy I have a new story for you to read (something I never do) but since the story (sad though is it) is based on someone lifting weights at a gym, I thought I would see what she thought. I handed it to her but then the others wanted to hear so I stood there in the coffee shop and gave an impromptu reading! And they all applauded! Perhaps out of politeness, perhaps not, but it seems I might have started something. I suggested I might one day bring my laptop and sit and write since I like coffee shops so much, I mean, how many gyms have writers in residence? A new trend?

Happy Thursday everyone!

mal-at-gymLifestyle Fitness Coffee Shop… er and who is this handsome man? My Mal❤

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The Buzz

Write because it’s the only thing you want to do.

Write because you know no other way than this to be you.

Write with passion and excitement even when inside you might be falling apart.

Write because this is how you connect to everything else.

Write.

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