let me explain…

image courtesy of Barbara Malagoli Martino

image courtesy of Barbara Malagoli Martino

This post has been a long time coming.

A very, very long time coming.

It’s been almost exactly 11 months since my last post. And then it had been 7 months between posts before that. So, please, let me explain.

I’ve been unwell. Quite unwell actually. I’ve spent the last two and a half years in and out of hospitals, struggling to manage my mental health. For those two and a half years, life stopped. Continue reading

just where has smartykat been?

Lately I’ve had a few of my darling smartykat followers contact me and say, “Where are you?”, “Where have the posts gone?”, “I want mooooooore!”, so I thought I better pull my finger out of my butt…on hole and give you all a bit of an update. Never fear, smartykat is ALWAYS here, just not necessarily always in her blogging form. Here’s what’s been taking up S.K.’s time:

THE novel

Yes, I’m still plugging away at my debut novel and yes, I’m still absolutely loving the process. Continue reading

smartykat’s vacation update

Greetings from Fiji!

I wish but hey, a girl can dream can’t she? Have you missed me? I’ve missed you so I thought I’d take a quick few minutes out of my ‘vacation’ to update you all on what’s been keeping me so busy and away from you.

1. I became a resident of the land of Toopuh-wahree (aka Tupperware!). With my husband going back to uni to study winemaking, the penniless writer situation has become especially penniless so I thought to myself, Tupperware? Why not! and I’m loving it. Continue reading