Category: personal challenges

Week 39/2021: gnocchi revisited

Week 39: Week of 27 September 2021 21 for 2021 update Vegetable of the week (thing 2) Thing 2 is to choose a different vegetable every week from Alice Zaslavsky’s book In Praise of Veg and make a recipe from the book using that vegetable. Remember a few weeks...

Week 36/2021: vegerama!

Week 36/2021: Week of 6 September 2021 What did I want to do better this week? Be more mindful and observant, and start to develop my capacity to explore. So, how did that go then? I guess this a learning game, right? 21 for 2021 update Vegetable of the...

Week 35/2021: explore and observe

Week 35/2021: Week of 30 August 2021 What did I want to do better this week? Focus on being observant. In particular being mindful in one chosen activity. So, how did that go then? Keep reading . . . 21 for 2021 update The Change Journal (thing 4) This...

Week 33/2021: Swimming in the mud

Week 33/2021: Week of 16 August 2021 This week I was lucky to go on a road trip to the north of the state with a colleague to meet some people working on some of the same things we’re working on. Our first stop was Smithton, my home town....

Week 32/2021: celeriac and leeks

Week 32/2021: Week of 9 August 2021 What did I want to do better this week? This week I wanted to continue trying to get back into my habit of regular morning walks. I guess I’d never really lost the habit, I’d just started to miss a few days,...

Week 31/2021: walking

Week 31/2021: Week of 2 August 2021 What did I want to do better this week? This week I was trying to get myself out of bed early enough to go for a walk. I set the target of doing it for five mornings, because I leave the house...

Week 28/2021: the streets of hobart

Week 28: week of 12 July 2021 What did I want to do better this week? I continued my routine of getting up whenever I wanted to instead of setting an alarm for a stupid time in the morning and getting up really early. It’s hard to really know...

Week 25/2021: the wild places

Week 25/2021: Week of 21 June 2021 What did I want to do better this week? Shut down and go to bed earlier. Get more sleep. So, how did that go then? In my post about the book Spacemaker, I said that I’d decided to introduce a daily pause,...

Week 24/2021: rocket man

Week of 14 June 2021 What did I want to do better this week? Last week I said I wanted to focus on sleep and just sleep. I’d been creeping my shutdown time past 10.15 and not leaving enough time to wind down before my 10.30 bedtime. With a...

Week 22/2021: sunrises and crackers

Week 22/2021: week of 31 May I didn’t achieve a bunch of things this week, but I think I learned a lot. 21 for 2021 update Vegetable of the week (thing 2) Thing 2 is to choose a different vegetable every week from the book In Praise of Veg...