... a slender volume (114 pages), but it's packed with beautifully written vignettes to illustrate the author's insights on 'Writing & Life'.
Last night I didn't take my hayfever medication, so today I have scratchy, runny eyes and nose, itchy skin all over but a crystal-clear mind! I can think straight for the first time in over a week - so I'm reading, and pondering, and writing...
I have a plan for this year - to create a scrapbook of my life. I'll use photos to prompt memories, stories, written snapshots.
I would love to have such an object by my own mother (instead of dateless, random photos), so while the kids may have no interest in it right now (their own lives are MUCH more interesting than their 'boring' mum's!), they may enjoy it when they're 'old' like me :D
Me aged about 2
I hesitate to call it a memoir, and it's certainly not an autobiography, but it is a 'project' - something for me to get my teeth into. I hope to have a good, daily writing routine going by the time September rolls in... the dreaded 'empty nest' when E leaves for uni... GULP!