I'm happy today because I've just had my first violin lesson in nearly three months (school holidays) and it was inspirational, delightful, levelling and encouraging!!!
I'm not going to take an exam this term because of health problems so we're going to work on aspects of technique (like double stopping and positions) and play lots of little baroque concertos, duets and lots of fun stuff like folk and jazz (and some scales
...before I went out I wasn't sure I even wanted to keep playing, because I thought I sounded like rubbish, and now I know that I DO want to keep playing and I realise just how much I LOVE playing.
Now that has to be a good thing