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Returning to the fold

November 22, 2012 — Leave a comment


It’s been a while since I last blogged.

There’s a combination of reasons as to why this is. I went on holiday. I recently started a new job. And I felt like a break. I by no means want to suggest this humble blog is something people are desperate to read, but I had set myself the task of writing regularly and I was beginning to find it hard.

The quality of what I wrote deteriorated as I rushed to post. So the break, while not completely a conscious decision, was right.

I think it’s time to start writing again, but I’m going to put less pressure on myself to do so. I want what I write to be genuine and well-formed, rather than time-bound and rushed.

Above all, I want to enjoy the writing process. I want to enter into the battle of words, delve into the midst of whatever it is within me that wants to be written.

As Maya Angelou once wrote, “A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song”.

It’s time to write that song.