Week 20/2022: Joining (some of) the dots

Week of 16 May 2022 Joining (some of) the dots If you’ve been with me for a while, you might recall that one of the items on my 22 for 2022 list is to create a “Deep Work” handbook (thing 12) to experiment with some of the ideas in...

Making space

Thinking about rethinking I’m wondering whether 22 for 2022 is really a useful tool for my blog since I’ve been working on a bunch of things that aren’t related to my 22 for 2022 list. In fact, I’ve forgotten what’s on the list apart from the things I’m actively...

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 14/2022: Life goes on

Week of 4 April 2022 Life goes on The challenges of last week aren’t in any hurry to ease up, so this week was about recognising that and adjusting things as I went. I’m glad I only listed four things to work on this week because I only got...

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...