There’s a stranger in town, briefly!

If there was an award for the most neglected blog of the year I’d probably win it so I thought I’d pop in and say hi.

I’m still here, all is pretty good and I’m busy on creative stuff. I hope you’re all good and the year is shaping up to be a good one for you in all ways.

Apologies to anybody who has left comments for me in the last few months and I’ve missed them. I’ve been super busy with other stuff and not checked in here for a long time.

During my ten week counselling course I had to write a written report each week which took up the quota of my brain power reserved for writing and I haven’t managed to get back into the blogging swing since. I’m glad I did the course but I’ve decided not to continue with the training. Although I got all kinds of indirect boosts in confidence, sense of achievement and enjoyed learning something new it was enough for me to realise that it wasn’t the right direction for me to go in. I also came out of it with a renewed motivation to get back to my creative work.

I’ve set up a number of creative project directions and I’m really focused and working hard on it all. There’s even a tiny bit of income starting to happen which is very exciting. I did swear this was the year that I’d make my artwork pay again and I feel like I’m achieving my goals.

I didn’t want to just disappear and leave people wondering what happened. I know I’m going to be busy on other stuff and have lost my momentum and motivation for blogging for now. I’m not shutting the blog down but I’m going to put in on pause. I’ll probably be back at some point in the future and I’ll pop in and read other blogs in the meantime.

Love, strength and hugs to everybody who has been with me on this twisting and turning blogging journey. So many of you have helped me more that you can imagine and I hugely appreciate all the comments and support I’ve received over the last few years here. It’s not goodbye, just bye for now… Take care x



13 thoughts on “There’s a stranger in town, briefly!

  1. S_MW June 6, 2018 / 1:13 am

    I’m so happy that you’re doing creative stuff (anything to see??). I was also happy to see you on my blog, as I think of you a lot and have missed seeing you.

    I hope you’ll pop back occasionally. All the best with the artwork. x

    Liked by 2 people

    • tiredoftreadingwater June 6, 2018 / 5:31 pm

      Thanks! I’m not comfortable linking to anything from here because it would blow my anonymity but I’d be happy to send links via email.

      I will keep popping in for a read but I thought it best to pause my blog because I didn’t want to keep being a no-show for ages. It’s good to feel like I’m moving on to a new chapter but I still appreciate it here too x


      • S_MW June 7, 2018 / 9:40 am

        I’m the same (re. linking to other sites etc). Some people know I write, and they may seek me out, but they haven’t admitted it if they have lol. X

        Liked by 1 person

      • tiredoftreadingwater June 9, 2018 / 5:25 am

        I’m definitely not going to link my personal issues with a new business brand I’m trying to create and build 😮


  2. NoWineImFine June 6, 2018 / 10:01 am

    Hi! Please don’t apologize- you’re off doing lots of great creative things, sounds fun! Glad all’s well with you. 😘❤️🌺

    Liked by 2 people

  3. S_MW June 7, 2018 / 9:40 am

    I’m the same (re. linking to other sites etc). Some people know I write, and they may seek me out, but they haven’t admitted it if they have lol. X


  4. Eliza August 16, 2018 / 3:07 pm

    It’s good to see you about. Take care of yourself…


  5. Eliza January 2, 2019 / 10:35 pm

    Wishing you a happy new year!


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