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Thinking on your feet: writing and my love-hate relationship with exercise


Fascinating re-blog from Roz Morris…

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At school I loathed exercise. I had all the left feet possible. I couldn’t catch a ball and I couldn’t see balls anyway without specs. All creatures know when they are disliked, and I sensed how the games teachers loathed me. By the same token, they surely knew I did not hold their subject in high esteem. This is my school magazine. None of these people are me.

Looking back, that might have been one of the first signs that I should be a writer. Writers are creatures of brain and imagination. The sports offered by my school were the opposite – charmless, inane and pointless. Nature abhors a vacuum, or at least my nature does. Especially a vacuum of interest. Nothing on earth could make me interested in netball, hockey, rounders, and the summer torments that involved throwing, jumping and running. Again, none of these people are me.

These…

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2 responses to “Thinking on your feet: writing and my love-hate relationship with exercise

  1. Alexander M Zoltai May 29, 2018 at 3:07 am

    Thank *You* for writing the post :-)

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