And just as I wrote the title of this down...guess what...the phone rang.
Our family ring and three of my close friends, but that’s all. The rest of the world must just assume that Isabella's doing fine, and doesn’t need to have a chat and a catch up, doesn’t need to share feelings and thoughts....how wrong they are!!!
Because I’m in lockdown for awhile (12 weeks so I’ve been told) and I’m not seeing patients, I kind of felt that my little short stories and titbits would all dry up, well certainly my tit bits as they all tend to come from me seeing my patients and of course I’m not seeing anyone at all at the moment, anyone that is except that long suffering husband of mine. 😢
I’m sure I‘ll have a few little stories stashed away somewhere in my mind, in that library of mine that I can share with you....I just need to find them 🙏
When I stated writing my blog back in July 2018. Oh my, I’ve been writing my blog for nearly two years now. And it’s just dawned on me...I have enough short stories to fill another book.
By the way, book four is now at twenty five thousand words, so it’s coming along nicely. It’s a follow on from my second book, Beyond Time. It’s full of lots of interesting stories, you’re all going to love it. But it won’t be ready until next year. Books take an age to write, then edited and rewritten and then edited again and perhaps even again, then proof read and then the final coming together. Finding the title, getting someone to write the forward, and choosing a book cover, this all takes a very long time.
BUT and it’s a huge but, if it’s done properly it all comes together beautifully with a fantastic finished job. As my late father used to say. “If a jobs worth doing, it’s worth doing well”.
Now....where was I.
I promised myself when I began writing my blog that it would be a dairy for me to look back on in the years to come, and it will be if I could only remember to write it a bit more often!
I promised myself that I would write about everyday happenings, and anything that I found unusual or funny that happened that day or that week. They were all to be recorded so that I wouldn’t forget. My record of bits and pieces. The big stuff is always filed away in my archive filing storage boxes ...
So what have I been doing for the past few weeks.
I’ve been gardening, probably boring to most of you, but I love it and the weather has been so kind over the past few weeks, I’ve even managed to get a sun tan already and it’s only the beginning of May! I’ve never been able to garden day after day for weeks in the past 40 years so this is actually a bit of a treat for me.
I don’t have to get up and wash my hair because I need to look presentable for patients coming.
I don’t need to hoover around and tidy up all the time because again there’s no one coming.
I don’t actually need to get out of bed if I don’t want to, again because.....
I’ve done as little house work as possible, because I find that boring.
But I have been trying to learn to do a few more things on the iPad to allow me to be able to send pictures to my friends.
I’ve also learnt how to ‘tag’ someone on Instagram, now that must sound pathetic to most of you, but please don’t forget, I’m just learning all of this stuff.
Now I realise that I’m way behind the times, a real dinosaur, but I find it hard to learn new things. But I actually think I’m beginning to get somewhere. I’m just trying to work out if I could put some nice pictures on the blog to cheer things up a bit.
So if in the next few weeks Some pictures should appear, you never know....I may just accomplish that goal.
Well, as they used to say at the end of the cartoons at the pictures on a Saturday showing...
That’s all folks (for now).