In a minute

Oi ! It’s time to take the plunge and get something up on this blog! I can’t tell you how many times I have sat here and looked at this blank entry box and gone “ughh. I have nothing to say!”. So here is an entry about having nothing to say.

This blog started out a long time ago when what I concentrated on was the daily droplets; the tick of the clock, the squeak of the mouse, etc. I am reading a book at the moment called Diary of a Provincial Lady by E M Delafield which is all about this kind of thing. The author is a British woman running a country house between the two World Wars. While this kind of life has probably mostly disappeared (she spends a huge amount of time worrying about how to get good servants and then how to keep them) it’s the tiny daily happenings – the coughs and colds, confrontations with neighbours, discussions about growing bulbs and strange meals that appear on their dinner table – that has me wrapped.

Lately my blog has become primarily a craft blog. When I haven’t done any crafting I feel I have nothing to say. When I don’t have time to craft, my blog – always an important part of my personal creative expression – lies dormant. I love, love love the craft blogs I visit. Most blogs I frequent these days are the ones that show amazing projects which inspire me on so many levels. But at the moment my craft work is just a small part of where I am at. There is all this other stuff that mills around in my head and fills my days and while it all may not be as pretty or as cute or as potentially inspiring as a new project, it’s part of all of this and I had forgotten that it’s what I wanted to record when I began Loobylu almost six years ago (yeegads!). There are new haircuts that have not been blogged! Places I have driven to without having a nervous breakdown to report! Amelia still isn’t potty trained! So that’s where I am. I promise not to write too much about Australian Idol. But um… Laura????