Tonight I tried to write a very important letter – a real hard one that contains heavy criticism about something that I obviously won’t go in to here. Needless to say, the matter at hand has been driving me mad, and it was finally time to put pen to paper.
But as I was preparing, I thought it would be a useful exercise to speak it out first and record it on tape – and, importantly, to imagine the person I wanted to write to, speak as if I were speaking directly too them (so it would get too angry, to keep me focused etc).
However, Anja is far too pretty to serve as a substitute for the person in question, so she improvised using a pillow from the sofa and some of my clothes! Here is the mystery letter receiver that I lectured tonight. From Anja’s general demeanour in this picture, I’m guessing she found my talk fascinating:
So, if you get a strong letter from me in the next few days, and you’ve read this blog (who knows!), then ... oops!