Just when you think nothing is going to happen, something shifts and a whole new world of opportunity emerges. Sometimes you convince yourself that nothing can change. That you know all of the options open to you, that there is nothing that can possibly come along to improve your situation.  And then - out of the blue - an unexpected turn of events opens up a different set of options. 
So - don't give up - keep your eyes and ears wide open for opportunities - and grab them when they pass your way.  I recently had the chance to join a new art group and now have 5 exhibitions lined up.  Two months ago I had none.  The picture shows my exhibits for TRAC goes small at Quarr Abbey starting next week.  If you live on the Isle of Wight, come along and say hello!