Category: learning new stuff

Week 19/2022: A fair to middling week

Week of 9 May 2022 A fair to middling week Nothing went horribly wrong this week and nothing went amazingly right. It was a week among many. Kramstable and I went in the City to Casino on Sunday, which was a nice Sunday walk for me and run for...

Week 18/2022: Shapeshifting

Week of 2 May 2022 Shapeshifting on a Sunday afternoon On Sunday afternoon, Slabs and I went to a show called “What Shall I Become?”, which was “a collaboration between Miss Honey Child (Toni Burnett-Rands), Tamas Oszvald and Tapir: a spoken word performance based on traditional folk tales about...

Week 17/2022: Hi-ho

Week of 25 April Hi-ho This was the last week of my extended Easter holiday. I’d decided not to go back to work on the day after Anzac Day, which was Tuesday, because Tuesday is my half day. I had a medical appointment in the middle of the day...

Week 16/2022: Three days in Geelong

Week 16: Week of 18 April 2022 Three days in Geelong On Monday, we left Slabs’ family and drove to Geelong. Before this trip, I think I’d been to Geelong once, when I was a kid and our family did a road trip from Melbourne to Adelaide. This was...

Week 15/2022: Hey and away we go

Week of 11 April 2022 Hey and away we go This was a short week leading into the Term 1 school holidays and the Easter break and I really needed that break. We had a holiday booked to the mainland that I’d been nervous about ever since Slabs suggested...

Week 13/2022: Deep work rhythms

Week of 28 March 2022 Deep rhythms This week was challenging due to a situation with a family member I can’t really get into other than to say that it has had, and continues to have, a significant impact on me and on my mental health. This week was...

Week 12/2022: Schedules suck

Week of 21 March 2022 Schedules suck This week I went to one of TAFE’s workshops on adult literacy tutoring that they’ve been running as an introduction to the literacy and numeracy course I’m doing. Yes, I’m doing it a bit backwards because it’s meant to be a taster...

The INTP thing

This is a fairly detailed post about my Myers Briggs Type Indicator (aka MBTI) type and what I’ve learned about this tool. I’m writing it as background to some posts coming up in the next couple of weeks. I know this isn’t everyone’s thing but I felt it was...

Week 10/2022: Much to-do about to-do apps

Week of 7 March 2022 Much to-do about to-do apps What did I want to do this week? Study: TAFE work (catch up on topic 2, complete topic 3 and make lists of specific things I need to remember) Personal: Finish Cosmic Calibration Personal: Finish the Matt Black photography...