Blessings

Today, I was giving a talk at The Enchanted Market in Bracknell. My first talk of the year – and I was excited but also VERY nervous.

Fortunately, Himself was able to accompany me (and we were allowed to record the talk, so that’ll be going up on my YouTube channel soon).

As soon as I arrived, I was met with a warm welcome… and people just kept appearing with smiles and hugs!

I love meeting folks that I otherwise only see online. Nothing compares to Real World hugs and chat.

The talk room was almost full, and everyone seemed so happy.

And… I’m now home, and feeling so very blessed.

Today, I made £0.00. I was kindly given money for petrol; otherwise nothing.

But I received amazing gifts from people.

Hugs. Smiles. Kind words. Handmade gifts. Seeing my knitted creations worn by others. Hearing their stories. Faces lighting up…

I’m tired but so happy that I can do what I do. This is where the community support goes – and that support takes many wonderful forms. (Including kind words in the comments for this blog!)

Thankyou, dear friends. So much thanks.

BTW, I meant to take photos today, but was too busy. So here’s my travel knitting. 😂 Yarn by GamerCrafting.

One thought on “Blessings

  1. It is such a problematic thing doing events and having to count of book sales… and with train fares the way they are, doubly scary. Some of it is, no doubt, because so many people are feeling the austerity pinch one way or another, and fear of the future makes it harder to buy non-essential things. I live in hope that all of this can change, and become easier, but Gods only know when. Doing an event in Gloucester this weekend, the organiser appologised for only being able to offer £30 – but that’s the transport and lunch covered and I know I won’t come out with a loss, and that’s a surprisingly good deal these days.

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