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What no social media?

September 9, 2018

So I just realised its September and my last post was in..... March.   Real life must have got in the way.  Sorry.  I completely understand if you all got bored, discovered a truly diligent blogger and moved on.  Hopefully your life has been getting in the way too ... in a good way.   Now the long summer of 2018 has gone... and I am sitting here in the rain, I'll bring you up to date.  

 

I am sure I have mentioned before, that since the structure of an office job was removed, my life has felt less like an amazon warehouse (busy but super efficient) and more like a kids party with added e numbers.   I have no idea whether I am coming or going.   I have the same number of "balls in the air", but its not so much juggling as the balls are being fired at me from all directions.   I didn't expect that.   So much for a life of serenity away from London. 

 

I had promised myself that life was going to be really simple, and I was definitely NOT going to get sucked into stuff..... Just say "no!".

 

As it stands, I seem to have been press ganged, cajoled or lured into, community car scheme booking (one day a month), community first responding (two nights a week), prawn packing (ad hoc, but could be two nights a week), making a website for the new Gaelic placetimes website, acting as secretary of the community association, soon to be publisher of the community magazine (one frantic month a year) and community skiff rowing training nerd (never off duty).  In between, I try and find time to make pottery, crew for my husband's sailing business, tend the garden, help neighbours and go for walks with the cat.   Nothing has a time slot in the day, and everything tends to come at once.   If I don't put things on a list, my brain loses it.   I failed to do my yoga and mediation.... and social media.   Do you think I need a life edit?    

 

Here we can mull briefly on what makes any person's life worthwhile.  Is it sitting in a room on your own slaving away at your passion to create a perfect masterpiece.  Or perhaps the secret is the time people give to each other, even if that's just listening over a cup of tea.   I don't know.  Perhaps its a bit of both.    I think I might have a bit much on, but even if I am time poor, my life here feels rich with projects and people.   

 

So forgive the absences....   If I go quiet, you'll just have to imagine the benign, tail chasing chaos in the Highlands.  In the next few posts, I'll try and tell you about some of our summer adventures.  I  just hope I get round to it before next March!

 

 

 

 

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