As my next ramble through my head will be in 2011, I thought I would say goodbye to 2010.
Not being a businessman to start a new venture is more a creative shot in the dark and FootSteps Press is very much a ‘creative collective’ taking advantage of the digital publishing revolution which has brought two books to the public and will more than double that number in the year ahead.
My mother’s illness did not lesson through the year but with grit and determination we have in this past year read through two chapters at the end of her new book and have only one more chapter to edit before the story she started over ten years and one she promised her father she would write, will be concluded. She tells me I should write the next bit and I have promised her I will. I bought her four roses which are now planted in a new bed in the garden.
The dogs have thrived, my friend has had a baby daughter and his little son spat all over me and also kissed and hugged me. I bought a new car which has been a delight to drive and I hope to have for several years. I am planning a trip to Lille in France this spring.
I have worked, had my share of sorrow and always found hope in my my mind for the certainty that whilst humanity is all shot to bits, I am wiser than no one, prouder than no one and not as interested in counting years as others. I have been writing this weblog for just over a year. I hope some of you have enjoyed the ramble.