It’s all a matter of balance. Dad had an amazing sense of balance, walking along a rope strung between two trees, along the top rail of a fence, the apex of a tiled roof.
I never thought I had that sense of balance, but I stand on one leg to put on each sock, without a wobble, a quiver, a second thought. I can stand on one leg as long as I fancy. Maybe my sense of balance is better than I thought.
In writing, balance is all, enough words, not too many or two few, it’s a balancing act.
April 30th 2021 would’ve been Captain Tom Moore’s 101st birthday; in recognition and in remembrance of his achievement, a new challenge was announced by his family. They challenged ordinary folk to complete a hundred somethings to raise more funds for The Captain Tom Foundation – ‘whether you bake 100 cupcakes or walk 100 laps – help celebrate Captain Tom’s achievements.’ The official ‘Captain Tom 100’ has now finished, but I’ve challenged myself to write a 100 word blog each day for 100 days. I started on May 1st and when I complete my task, I’ll donate £100 to his Foundation.