Wednesday, May 30, 2007

When I started this blog, way back in 2005, it was as a way of keeping in touch with my family and friends back home in Vancouver; to regale my unfortunate mishaps, my stumbling blindly through single life and finding my feet in the first year that I found myself single again after a 5 year relationship ended.

Along the way, I have had some incredible people find their way here and stay a while, have made new friends and interesting acquaintances, moved countries and continents. Over the last 2 and half years, it has been a cathartic adventure, it has been therapy and support, at times it has been candid and painfully personal. The blog adapted to each new situation, evolved and grew and then suddenly, I hit a plateau. I seemed to have achieved what I set out to do, and in the process gained much more than I had ever anticipated.

But the sense that there wasn't anything left for me to accomplish here has been niggling at the back of my mind for some time, that perhaps it was time that I found new outlet for my writing, that perhaps it was time that I started taking myself and where I wanted to go seriously, that I took every happening in my life out of the public domain and healed. I have always written, kept tallies of my pain, of my happiness. I have always wanted to write, have always wanted to be a writer but have hidden behind my own negativity.
What happens from here is anyone's guess, but I know in my heart that right now I have done all that I can here.

Thank you for all your posts, your links, your emails and your comments... but I am really actually officially taking an indefinite break this time.



Devil Mood said...

I don't like endings but I do understand - it's the circle of life, or is the cycle? You get my point.
All the best :)

Miss Devylish said...

CRAPCRAPCRAP! You are the 2nd blog I love that has done this sugar. I just find some frickin time and there you go disappearing on me. I am coming up on Solstice weekend. Be there so we can chat. Please please? I miss you!

Pixie said...

Keep my contact info, love. Warmest wishes. xx

Chloe said...

promise you'll still post on flickr okay? don't go far. xx

"the b" said...

Good god, LMM, no!

Actually, can totally understand your reasons but for myself, very annoyed. And I missed the moment, too!

Well, good luck with the non blog life, and if you're ever at a lose end in London give me a shout - by blog comment probably most reliable to get to me quickly.

Pomgirl said...

I have always enjoyed reading your blog, and if you ever have anything published elsewhere do let me know. Seriously, you are good enough.

Take care, and wishing you lots of healthy, happy times...


phish said...

i understand and yet i don't. this is the second demise that i have seen today. i can never handle ends. deaths. i have never been to a funeral, willfully.

i started writing because of the very same reasons. and now am scared that i too shall stop one day.

i haven't come here before. i don't know you. why do i miss you?

Anil P said...

Coming home is sometimes about going away.

Indiana said...

Lots of luck with the direction you have chosen for yourself.

Best wishes and your musings will be missed.