Seems like only yesterday that I started the whole alphabet thing, but it’s already over. Twenty-six letters. Twenty-six days. Twenty-six blog posts. And it’s done. Went from A to Z. Just like that! Poof!
Who knew, when I first started to learn my A, B, C’s at my mother’s knee, all those years ago (never mind, how many), I’d end up going right back, at this tender age, to where I started. To “A”. I hope it’s been as much fun for you, as it has been for me.
Back then it led to learning how to read. This time I did it as a lark. It seemed like an interesting idea. Gave me a ‘brief’ to work with. A playground I had to play in. And for any of you who follow me regularly, you know that when it comes to writing, there’s nothing I like better than the freedom of a tight brief.
So for a little over three weeks I knew every morning, when I got up, what I’d be writing about. The next letter. You’d be amazed to know what a relief that was. To me that meant I didn’t have to come up with an ‘idea’. Of course, I still did, because there were hundreds and hundreds of objects, names, feelings, emotions, places, Continue reading →