The End – and yet not the end

31 Mar

Well, the Faber course ended on Tuesday with only a little crying and a lot of drinking.  The end of the course also means the end of our Tuesday nights in The Slouch, a new local awaits. 

We all read our peices on Tues then Janice gave us our verbal report cards – scary stuff.  Thankfully I’d managed to take on board most of her ‘could do better’ bits, and everyone complimented my reading.  I’ll not go into the feelings of ‘how bad was I at the beginning’ and just say that I’ve learnt tonne of stuff and my writing has definitely improved.

I think I’ve also finally realised that this is a long term project and will need many more hours of work before the actual end, so the blog will continue, even if not quite as regularly.

I’ve also got a part-time job, if I believed in it, I would say that my stars must all have aligned on Tuesday, as I got my first pay slip in 2.5 years (for my temp job), got offered a job and finished my course.  I’ll still have loads of time to write, and will now be able to more easily afford all the coffee I consume.

I’ll really miss all the help and guidance from Janice, but I we did need shoved out of the nest.  Unfortunately the first training event for my new job clashes with the first meeting of our Janiceless group, so I’ll need to go cold turkey for a bit longer.


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