Showing posts from December, 2018

A Fresh Start

Blogging has brought me a lot of good things. I made two online friends, both of whom inspire me with their stories and make me laugh and feel like I belong. One of them lives in Canada so we haven't met yet, but her first novel is coming out next year and I think you should order it if it sounds like your thing :) The other one , happily, lives right here in Aberdeen, and has become a proper real-life friend. She set up a book group including me and four other women who didn't know each other but liked her and liked books. We're an awkward bunch but we stuck it out and now I have a surprise bonus group of friends, who make me laugh and think and read good books. I'll always be grateful too that she patiently let me learn, basically by trial and error, how to interact with kids, since hers were the first ones I've known since my cousin, who's now 22! I feel fairly equipped for auntie duties now, which is lucky because wedding season might be over b