Every month, I share the articles and sites that I found most interesting. Here’s what caught my attention in June: doing good as a creative person, digital decluttering, and more.
June wasn’t the most productive month, even by pandemic standards.
But I’m ok with that. I needed the time to regroup and reset so I can get out of the weird holding pattern of the last few months and get back to work.
Time keeps on slippin’… I’ve been: spending | starting | refreshing | drinking | wearing | finding | having | setting | trying |
Before COVID-19, I’d occasionally think about renting a vacation cottage somewhere, or booking a hotel room on the other side of town, and locking myself away for a few days to write. I’d daydream about another (quasi-)spontaneous weekend away, getting lost and taking photos and not thinking about anything else. A DIY creative retreat, with nothing to do but make art.
The last two weeks in a nutshell: making | hoping | falling | doing | figuring | loving | thinking | feeling | hitting | starting
For the first time since March, I was able to start thinking about fiction again, and start taking photos again, and in the last two weeks or so I’ve even been able to concentrate for more than ten minutes at a time. This was the month that I started to feel like an actual, functional, creative, human being again.
That doesn’t mean it’s been easy.
Every month, I share the articles and sites that I found most interesting. Here’s what caught my attention in May: making meaningful change, photographs of confinement, the importance of the Doctor, the failure of productivity, and more.
The last two weeks have been… weird. I’m: trying | feeling | giving | spotting | ordering | waiting | getting | remembering | starting | taking
Just like everyone else, I’m stuck at home and missing coffee shops desperately. Sure, I can (and do! Even when things are normal!) make good coffee at home, but sometimes I want a bit of variety.
It was only a matter of time before I gave in to temptation and tried to make dalgona-style iced coffee.
Lockdown’s starting to get to me, guys. I’m: falling | rationing | discovering | planning | working | finishing | waiting | starting | making | switching