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La Ventana Cave, Puerto Rico

Here I am about to step out of the cave nearly 3 weeks after my hip replacement operation – without crutches!

Yesterday I took part in a beautiful performance of Mozart’s Requiem with the Coventry Spires Philharmonic Choir in Holy Trinity Church Coventry. I think that, together with a walk through the Coventry city streets, counts as a temporary exit from the cave!

I’ve also been doing plenty of reading and have just finished Phil Rickman’s A Crown of Lights, one of his excellent Merrily Watkins series of novels

I expect to be walking freely without use of crutches before the next blog post, so I’ll be back once again on topic for this blog –  which is, whatever has inspired me during the preceding week.

I’ve also received a very positive and encouraging report from a beta reader on my latest novel A Passionate Spirit; have made a few changes as a result of her feedback; and am now waiting to hear from a publisher who currently has the first few chapters and synopsis. So I feel as if this photo of the wonderful view from La Ventana Cave, Puerto Rico, is ideal for where I am right now. Thank you again for your encouragement, for your views and comments, and thanks also to new followers of this blog – I greatly appreciate you all!

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Comments on: "Words From a Cave – Part 3" (8)

  1. It is great to see you recovering well and being so positive Sheila! Here’s to your speedy return to good health 🙂

  2. Juan Lavado said:

    I do hope you recover totally Sheila. XX

  3. Emerging into the bright sunlight at last. I admire the way that you have stoically retained your positivity, at least from where I am looking.

    Good luck with A Passionate Spirit”.

  4. What good progress and glad you are escaping the cave. Fingers and toes crossed for your new novel positive vibes sent to you from me!

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