I did all the considering, the weighing up, the worrying, the picking up and putting right back down again for a long, long, looooooonnnng time.
"Ramble on" they said, you'll get there eventually. But NO, I have to produce something interesting and witty and nothing short of award winning! Then I realised what I had to do next:
A big step for a perfectionist, but once accepted, pretty easy to come to the conclusion that by starting badly, things will only get better. Good philosophy for life really.
Obviously, as you're already reading this, you're now obliged to 'follow' me and track that theory.
I had stumbled across a motivational post by Emilie Wapnick, which encouraged me to get out of my comfort zone and gave practical tips on how to go about doing it. It s all about doing things, not because you want/need to, but just for training yourself to be brave really.
Throw in the odd picture
Have a clear idea of your purpose/point
Nobody s making you say it out loud - just be sure you know what it is. It'll help keep the rambling under control (hopefully).
So here we are - you've been reading for a few minutes now and I can't put it off any longer.
I'll be using this blog to talk about life in the Lake District.
(nice piccie ey?)
There'll be talk about my small business (and my 3 shops - on WowThankYou, Etsy and Folksy)
I'll try to include some other useful stuff like weather reports, and important stuff like gossip and good pubs.
Take your pick from the following:
- Go and start writing a blog yourself
- Subscribe to this blog
- Share this post on your Facebook page
- Tweet it
- Stumble it
- Tell the person next to you about it
- Pin it
- Forget it and never read this blog again
- Comment on this post and tell me which of the above you did (laughing is allowed, but don't make me cry)