Taking part in the A-Z Challenge got me back into the swing of blogging regularly and it came at just the right time for me. But recently I've dropped off a bit but I do love a challenge so it was good to get a new prompt.
Today I have finished chapter 19 of Catch 22 by Joseph Heller. That means there are
The chapter I've just read was all about contradictions. The majority of sentences were contradictory. I'm beginning to appreciate why the book is so highly rated. The writing is very clever and the language has huge variety. I will get to finish it. Eventually!
I do love a challenge and will persevere to complete things. Crosswords and number puzzles are one of my obsessions and I hate leaving them unfinished. During our week away I was in my element as there were lots of newspapers around so lots of puzzles on hand. It's good doing them with other people as well. I'm not very good at cryptic puzzles but I'm improving. Practise might not make perfect but it does make better.
Perhaps I'm really just stubborn. I hate things getting the better of me. Give me a tangled ball of wool and I have to get all the knots out. When something goes missing I have to find it. That came in useful when we were away as my son misplaced his phone. In the huge house we were staying in the possibilities of where it could be were numerous but I suddenly remembered seeing him on a sofa in one of the quieter areas at one point and on searching it found the phone tucked down the side of the seat cushions.
Now if I could just channel by perseverance into clearing my house of clutter.......