13th Apr, 2020

My new portrait :P

Time flies. I was expecting a call on 1st April from the mental health team, but no call came. The UK is on lockdown, and while people die, mental health has to take a back seat. Maybe it’s now like the old days, and we have to sort ourselves out? So, I thought I would write about what I am going through. To see if anyone responds – like a message in a bottle, cast out into the sea of the cyberspace. I wonder who’s shore it will wash up on?

Where to start?

Don’t worry. It’s nothing serious. I just have an overactive imagination. Ideas keep popping into my head, and I feel compelled to write them down. All the ideas that have built up in the back of my mind, suppressed over the last 30 years of being a carer, are flooding out. It’s a bit of a mess really. I should post more, but more ideas keep coming and resisting the torrent is futile.

ADHD – maybe.
The reason it may seem like ADHD, is that while researching my creations, I get ‘distracted’ and run down many rabbit holes while taking notes. I don’t see it as a distraction. I see it was more info! This new info is correcting and honing my ideas. I take notes as I watch and read, which I then take and work into current WIP concept blocks, formulating the ideas on the page. Of course, more info breeds more ideas, more ideas link into other ideas, and begat more ideas, and…

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