What a shame the weekend is only two days long. Saturdays for errands and some chores. Sunday for the rest of the chores and as much of the good stuff you can cram into a few hours. Add in at least one catch up with family and/or friends and the time for doing hobbies is seriously compromised.
There needs to be a third day. A day of unwinding from the chores and the errands. A day for a movie. A day for some art. A day for reading, while lying on the lawn in the dappled shade filtered by a tree. A day to nibble from a small plate of antipasto and sup on some fruity wine. But instead, we have to go to work. It just doesn’t seem right, does it?
Bowling Ball right said:
First of all I would like to say superb blog! I
had a quick question which I’d like to ask if you don’t mind.
I was curious to know how you center yourself and clear your thoughts prior to writing.
I’ve had difficulty clearing my mind in getting my thoughts out
there. I truly do take pleasure in writing however it just seems like the first 10 to 15 minutes are usually wasted just trying to
figure out how to begin. Any suggestions or tips? Many thanks!
Hello Bowling Ball 🙂 is the german site your blog then? I’m afraid I’ve forgotten all my Grade 10 German…except for “das fenster”. I don’t know why I remember the window, but there you are. Wasn’t it Hemingway that said the first draft of everything is rubbish? I feel a bit scattered and reactive. That’s why I write – and posting something makes it seem like I’ve done something / you know, taken action. It definitely takes a while to drill down through all the dross and get to the point – but then I think that’s what editing is for. Why do you write? Who do you write for? I think the trick is to begin and work your way through. You’ll get where you mean to go eventually. 🙂