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halfway down

Halfway down the stairsis a stairwhere i sit.there isn’t anyother stairquite likeit.i’m not at the bottom,i’m not at the top;so this is the stairwhereI alwaysstop. Halfway up the stairsIsn’t upAnd it isn’t down.It isn’t in the nursery,It isn’t in town.And all sorts of funny thoughtsRun round my head.It isn’t reallyAnywhere!It’s somewhere elseInstead! A.A. Milne  

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a very literary weekend

i immersed myself in all things literature over the weekend. not only did i attempt my first ever 24 hour readathon, i was also dipping into the bocas lit fest, an annual festival of caribbean literature which was being held virtually. because of the time difference, i wasn’t able to attend all the sessions i […]

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scenes from a readathon

I’m six hours into the dewey readathon and so far I have read 53 pages of Walden, and 60 pages of Keeper of the Lost Cities. I’m about to watch a movie with the fambam, but then I will get back into it, and see how long I will stay up. I’ve been posting progress […]

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me today

image source – i think I’ve spent most of the day working on one big thing, leaving the majority of my list to fall by the wayside. In related news, I have totally revamped my newsletter delivery, and I am quite excited about it! I’ve combined everything and moved over to Substack. I feel like […]

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My Cosy Spot

Do you have a cosy space for certain crafts? I do most of my art and general crafting in my studio, but this corner of the sitting room is my preferred spot for knitting and crochet. It’s just off the family room, so I am close to my guys, and it’s close to the kitchen […]

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work-in-progress wednesday – art

ten days ago I posted about the watercolour portrait drawing class i took to help me with my 100 day project on instagram. i’m happy to say that i am now fully recommitted to my project, and working through my frustrations because i can see definite improvements. one of my favourite sayings is “practice makes […]

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readathon

on a whim this morning i signed up for a 24 hour readathon. i’ve been kind of intrigued by the concept, and want to have an experience before i attempt to host one for the sister reads book club. i blame it on coming off my bookish high from last night’s caribbean book club meeting! […]

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