Category: sunrise

Settling on a word for 2022

Week 01/2022: Week of 3 January 2022 A new start? I know I said I think new year is a lot of hype and an excuse to make well-intentioned but ultimately doomed hopes for a better 2022 as the shitshow that is the covid pandemic and the increasing pace...

Another new year

Before the day begins, before most people are out, the sky continues to change as it has done forever. The terms beginning and end are meaningless here as is, I suppose, the term day. These words are human constructs to mark the passage of time, which, to our thinking,...

Week 46/2021: a frustrating week

Week of 15 November 2021 A frustrating week Following last week’s post about building in buffer and recovery periods during your day so you can come to your work at your fullest capacity, this week has felt like a continuation of the last two. I’ve felt like I have...

Week 43/2021: one of those weeks

Week of 25 October 2021 One of those weeks After our lockdown and a lovely day off last week, I was going to say things went more or less back to normal this week, but I don’t like the word normal and I’m trying to eliminate it from my...

Arising and falling away

A sunrise 28 October 2021 I could see a red glow in the sky when I went out for my walk, which told me that this morning I might like to walk to the beach. When I got there, I was surrounded by an intense display of red and...

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 34/2021: observe

Week 34/2021: Week of 23 August 2021 What did I want to do better this week? Walking. Mornings and afternoons. So, how did that go then? I went for a walk every morning and every afternoon except Monday. I’m counting walks that have an actual purpose as well as...

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 30/2021: chow mein

Week 30/2021: Week of 26 July 2021 What did I want to do better this week? After turning all my alarms off, I wanted to get up a bit earlier and go for a walk in the morning. So, how did that go then? I kind of didn’t do...