A totally heartwarming read by my favourite hippy corporate sellout.
Writing for me has always been simple. A therapy of the mind. A way to release my past. Process breakups and major life changes. Throw it out there in the Universe and remove it from my spirit. What I have realized as I have tried to write about my experiences so far of being a ‘Stepmother’ – or ‘Understudy’ as I so often refer to it, is that I’m struggling. Greatly. It’s easy to write about the past; things that no longer exist or serve me anymore. It is however, extremely difficult to write about something deeply personal and ever present in my day to day life. More so, how do I possibly encapsulate all that I have experienced? How this has changed me? How wonderful and frightening it’s all been. I can’t. Not in a simple blog post but I have to start somewhere. …
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Yep, it’s that time of year again, and as I mercifully find myself in the rare position of being finished my year’s work early for once (!), I thought I’d list my highlights of the year.
I do love a good list, but not necessarily to rank ‘x’ over ‘y’ – I find that it’s really helpful to read other peoples’ lists and maybe get a good sense of any albums/songs/films that may have bypassed you during the year. It’s so easy to overlook records when you’re listening to so much stuff for work, and it can be difficult to keep up with the sheer volume of stuff being released. Nevertheless… below are my favourites of 2013.
Have a lovely Christmas!
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