New Year, New Plans…let’s try this again

I would like to state that today, I am feeling inspired.

That does sound jolly, doesn’t it? The word inspired makes me think of other words such as passion, gusto, lifted, and motivated.

However, I also need to state that today, I just told a fib. I’m not feeling inspired, but rather a little bit grey, a tad like the weather outside – overcast with a wavering breeze.

But I would like to feel inspired and be carried atop a wave of excitement and inner peace and joy, so that’s what I’m telling my brain today, and hoping that the rest of my body will catch up soon.

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A spanner in the works

Try not to faint.

Yes, this is a new blog post.

I apologise for my extreme dearth of blog posts. I do hate the fact that I have become so apathetic when it comes to my writing, given that I started with such vigour and excitement, determined to record every aspect of my travelling life for posterity.

As time passes I seem to find myself dragged into whirlpool of everyday stuff and nonsense. And when I manage to kick free of it, I realise that it feels like an actual physical force. My body is tired and lethargic, my head feels all gummed up, and my actions seem small and inconsequential.

I’ve just looked at the date today and been shocked to realise that we are already almost a quarter of the way through the year. How on earth did that happen?! Time has slipped away and I am trying to remember if I have used it wisely or if I have let life get away from me; allowing days to just pass me by while I sit and watch them.

So let me take stock….

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