Ah February – a month so short and meaningless I barely even noticed it slip by. The icy depths of January carried on pretty much unabated throughout the second month of the year. As did my scratchingly slow progress, which is probably most obvious from the tardy nature of this blog. It’s nearly April. February was a particularly hard month. I’d pretty much just broken up with the girl I mentioned right before I wrote the last blog post. She wasn’t particularly impressed with my mere nod but I wasn’t ready to talk about it then. Still not really ready now. I was going toRead More →

Ah January – a month so cold even your spots don’t want to break the surface   I suppose you could say that 2018 didn’t go quite how I expected it to! I couldn’t have written a more catastrophic failure — in some respects at least — myself.   In a way, I knew that I was destined to fail but I also knew that I had to start it too; without first making a start, you can’t fail. And you need to fail to be able to learn and to grow, and ultimately, to succeed.   Hindsight is a wonderful thing. At the timeRead More →