Substitute rain for snow and Sherrey may well have been addressing me directly here! With the incredible wet run we’ve had in the UK, I have avoided getting out for a regular walk round the block for several weeks and apart from now feeling a bit lardy, my back is playing up and preventing me from sitting altogether – hence my silence and time to share another’s words of wisdom.
I am missing ‘thinking through my fingers’ as it’s nearly as good as conversation with a listening friend – but on the upside my ironing mountain is now a mere molehill !
Winter has now deposited her snow-white goodness from coast to coast. Some of us are snowed in for the first time this season. Others have been snowed in so long they must feel like Eskimos.
Couple the winter weather doldrums with writing most of the day, and what do you have?
Likely, a grumpy writer with aches and pains and stiff joints.
We’ve all heard the quotes, and we try to adhere to good advice given. But let’s take a moment and reflect on what Mary Heaton Vorse had to say about writing:
The art of writing is the art of applying the seat of the pants to the seat of the chair.
One should ask though if Vorse intended for the seat of your pants to maintain contact with the chair for extended periods of time.
How to remedy the bodily damage we’re doing while sitting all day?
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