An attentive walk

I was very taken with the methodology of the 'attentive walk' that Fran Kelly took in her article 'Hurry up please, it’s time!’ A psychogeography of a decommissioned university campus. I included some detail in my previous post: "Although I had walked the same paths before, this time I walked with intention and attention, taking … Continue reading An attentive walk

Goals for today

This post is simple. Perhaps too simple for these complex times; and written from a place of safety and privilege as I watch and listen to the turmoil of the world. Every day—weekday or weekend, work day or holiday, ordinary day or significant in some way—I hold on to the same goals. These quotidian goals … Continue reading Goals for today

Distractions

You want to escape from bushfires, coronavirus, university restructures, tragic news stories, wild weather, power outages, uncertainty about the future, politics on social media, other people's gloom... Your strategies for working during tough times and staying hopeful seem shallow or forced. You feel increasingly fragile, combative, anxious, or worn out to the back teeth... You … Continue reading Distractions