Tag: 22 for 2022

Week 37/2022: Writing bootcamp week 1

Week of 12 September 2022 Writing bootcamp week 1 (aka how many times can I fit the word “week” into a title?) Time to put my writing plan into action, which means I had to do a writing task every day from the Australian Writers Centre Creative Writing Bootcamp....

Week 36/2022: My writing plan

Week of 5 September 2022 My writing plan Last week I promised that if I hadn’t made a plan to get writing again by the end of this week, I’d get up at 6.00 every morning to write for 30 minutes. I made the plan. It actually isn’t that...

Week 35/2022: Just do the next thing

Week of 29 August 2022 Just do the next thing. . . I started to write this post but, reading over it, I realised it wasn’t going anywhere. So I’ve shortened it to be a quick update on my three focus areas. I want to fix my shoulder and...

Week 34/2022: Antarctica

Week of 22 August Antarctica I went to TMAG on Sunday to see some photo exhibitions that were part of the Australian Antarctic Festival, which was held over the weekend. I was especially fascinated by the photos from Dutch photographer René Koster, who had travelled to Antarctica on a...

Week 33/2022: Arty adventures

Week of 15 August 2022 Arty adventures Tuesdays are my half days at work. When I have a medical appointment at 12.00, which doesn’t happen very often because I normally get in at 2.20, my work day gets cut back to about two and a half hours. This Tuesday...

Week 32/2022: Joyful movement

Week of 8 August 2022 Joyful movement After writing about movement a few weeks ago, I started thinking about my walking habit. Walking is one of the things that I do. My habit has been to get up early and go for a walk before anyone else is up...

Week 31/2022: On birds and zinc

Week of 1 August 2022 On birds and zinc Friday was the start of the Beaker Street Festival, which is a ten-day science extravaganza across lutruwita/Tasmania. Lil Sis and I signed up to the session “Science and Storytelling at the Zinc Works” on Sunday, which was held at the...

Week 30/2022: Goodnight, good neighbours

Week of 25 July 2022 To Pauline Hanson, Goodnight, good neighbours When I did my first solo trip to Melbourne in the mid-90s, I told my friends there were three things I absolutely had to do. To go to Hanging Rock, to see the floral clock and to visit...

Week 29/2022: Our bodies are made to move

Week of 18 July 2022 Our bodies are made to move That’s what the shoulder guru physiotherapist said to me at my first appointment on Tuesday. I mean, I know this, right? We are meant to move, not sit staring at a screen for eight, ten, twelve hours a...

Week 28/2022: A nightmare on Scoby Street

Week of 11 July 2022 Nightmare on Scoby Street A scoby, if you’re unfamiliar with the world of kombucha, is a symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast. It’s the thing that turns the sugar in the kombucha tea brew into kombucha. It’s a thick, slimy, flat pancake-type thing that...