The fifty thousand mark


It’s a seriously long slog. Early on I set myself a goal of a thousand words a day, at least four days a week. Some days that comes easy; some days it’s like pulling a thousand teeth, each with the root pulp still attached. Continue reading “The fifty thousand mark”

Note to self

Stop blogging late at night. You just go to bed overstimulated, with future self-absorbed ramblings teeming in your head. Then you sleep badly all night and wake up way too early. Blog no later than 9.30pm, which means instead of TV not after it. Be in bed by 10pm with soothing book, observing proven sleep hygiene practices and winding down for lights out at 10.45pm, followed by eight hours of sanity-maintaining sleep. Take note.