Search
  • Clarke Wallace

WHAT'SGOING ON?

Updated: Jan 4

A new year on our doorstep, that’s what. A fresh start for some, not so hot for others. I like to think of me tackling the former, not the latter. I treat it as just that, a fresh start. It takes a bit of effort, but what the hell it’s worth it.


The problem is is bringing along what’s left over from last year. Not that 2020 wasn’t a disaster. The pandemic hitting us with little or no warning. For those who found themselves tested positive for Covd19, it’s an added worry.


Which means facing two-weeks of isolation – at home or wherever – leaves many in limbo. What to do with nothing to do can be a problem.


Many friends tell me I’m lucky with all this isolation. Working all day at my desk with nothing better to do than writing whatever I’m writing. They scoff when I tell them that may be true, though there’s a downside. Like what? they wonder aloud.


There’s usually a set pattern to my day. A break to enjoy my first coffee; lunch followed by catching up on small things like making sure the fire in wood stove hasn’t died down.


The luxury of not having anyone interrupting me – Roe seldom does – when I’m working dialogue that’s giving me trouble

.

Author’s comment: There is someone who hangs around who delights me. It’s a little character called Tintin (see below) whose adventures are found in a series of books - and animated films - published some years ago. Mention his name, and the French around you will grin from ear to ear.



6 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

SPRING HAS SPRUNG

What could be better than watching the snow melt and what was below it begins to grow again. It amazes me how small bushes begin to sprout buds that almost blossom before your eyes. The trees come nex

GONE BUT NOT Forgotten

There is nothing more unsettling than being the last to know when a good friend dies. I would’ve heard sooner than later, but life isn’t always that accommodating. His name is Ken Maynard. He lived h

EASTER FOR EVERYONE

My father, a clergyman, would berate anyone who called it 'Easter Sunday'. He'd mumbles a few chosen epithets and tell you, Easter is always on a Sunday. So call it just plain Easter! There you have i

The official website of Author Clarke Wallace

© 2019 Clarke Wallace. All rights reserved.

  • White Twitter Icon
  • White Facebook Icon
  • White Instagram Icon

CW