Wednesday, 13 July 2011

My dear Faithful

My original intention was that LLFF would potter on forever. I always imagined writing about being vommed on by my kids, moaning about catheters and using my actual Alzheimer's to excuse the sporadic nature of my posts in decades to come. But lately I've accepted that this particular blog has been about a particular time in my life, charting my course through a particular minefield - a field I think I've now passed through.

As a few of you noted long before I did, LLFF's five year narrative arc finally appears to have touched down. I'm not better, but I'm different, and I've had to admit that, over the past few months, I've started to feel like this blog is just something I used to need.

I still love writing and I will continue blogging, but I think I want to do things a bit differently and so I've decided it's time to lay LLFF to rest. Instead, I'm going to try something a bit more structured and a bit less emotional - a new site, a new name, one blog entry a week, no more, no less. I'll post the link up here when I've written the first entry and found a name that's cool enough (suggestions welcome).

This is my 714th entry of LLFF. Since I started writing in the autumn of 2006, its been a massive and special part of my life. I couldn't (and wouldn't) have done it without you. From the very bottom of my very big heart, I thank you all.

With proper wet tears brimming, this is me, Jane, signing out of Lost Looking For Fish one final time. Sayonara.

12 comments:

  1. Anonymous16:01

    You made me cry. And Lordy I'm going to miss LLFF. But, as discussed, I think it is a huge step forward and a moment to be celebrated. And I look forward to your (MONDAY MORNING)weekly blog. Big love. x

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  2. Anonymous16:17

    you rock

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  3. Anonymous17:33

    Gutting!

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  4. Anonymous18:49

    I think your blog is fab and am sad it is no more. On the bright side, you are doing well. Here's to new beginnings!

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  5. Anonymous18:51

    I think your blog is fab and am sad it is no more. On the bright side, you are doing well. Here's to new beginnings!

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  6. Thanks for your fab blog Jane. It's been great to read and 'keep up' with your life :-)

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  7. Will miss your writing and look forward to reading different forms of it! Five years is a decent innings though. Make sure you keep an archive of everything. V Imp.
    J x

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  8. Hannah10:06

    I will miss LLFF, new posts always made my day at work that bit more interesting, but all the best for the future x

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  9. Anonymous11:29

    I am genuinely gutted.. it was a little highlight in the working day. I look forward to the next chapter x

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  10. Struggled not to sound trite; loved reading and looking forward to the next project. More importantly I'm very pleased that you're moving on to a new phase. Best of luck xxx

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  11. *farewell high five!*

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  12. Anonymous16:54

    Big.Fan.Of.Your.Work.

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