Writing, not writing, not being able to write: everyday frustrations for a writer. Being able to write like a spring gushes water: aspirations of a writer. But frustrations and aspirations are so radically different for different people: Radha in this post by Anouradha Bakshi has such different frustrations and aspirations.
Cooking is as much a creative and fulfilling process as writing, and in the past few days, I’ve found cooking the easier of the two:).
I cooked over the weekend, and spent seven straight hours yesterday, cooking for friends, and did not mind it in the least. Cooking can be such a sensory, even sensual act: your ability to smell, touch, and see count as much, if not more than your ability to taste. I have written before about how therapeutic it can be.