Graham asked me to do something fun which is unusual because *everyday* is fun at Pontydysgu. He asked for five photographs around learning spaces so I tried to capture the five most important aspects of my work based learning.
Complete with coffee, piles of unsorted paperwork, family photos, sharpies, MacBook, interweb, and most importantly a notepad for scribbles and doodles and lists and ideas which need to be instantly recorded, flowing straight out of my brain onto the paper without ever having to wait for the spinning beachball.
My alternative desk
I do my best writing curled up on the sofa in the evenings. I think it's because it doesn't feel like work and there are no distractions.
Outdoor thinking space
Some days a change of scenery and some exercise is the absolute best way to process information, make decisions, put things in the right order. On other days this would be a picture of the gym, but today is a lovely sunny day in Wales.
Read fiction, read non-fiction, read about what I'm working on, read about something so far removed from what I'm working on that I have no idea how I found it, read out loud, read poetry, read picture books, reading makes things make sense.
Graham stared with a cool black and white office picture so here's mine. Music to work to, music to switch off from work to.
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