This is the day I’ve been waiting for! Why?
Because it’s half-way through January. This is the dreich, dark, wet, low time of the year – and also the day we’re most likely to abandon our New Year’s resolutions.
So I’m starting a new initiative, just for the troublesome second half of January. The time when it’s always winter, but no more Christmas (Narnia-purists, forgive me!). The brief two-week window before the first snowdrops and crocuses push through the earth’s hardened surface.
Every day, I’ll post a quote – the type of words I surround myself with when I’m flagging in my resolve to write. And, without further ado, here is number 1: