One of my New Year Resolutions was to update my blog regularly. New Year Resolutions – which so often seem to be about giving up something – are of course soon abandoned. We now understand (because it was in the New York Times on Sunday) that people:………………
fail because they’ll eventually run out of willpower, which social scientists no longer regard as simply a metaphor.
But no excuses – it’s not willpower which will prevent me for posting for the next couple of weeks – it’s technology (I think). I’m going to be away in India for 2 weeks from tomorrow and therefore experiencing life, not technology, in the raw (unplugged, I think is the current term).
What’s it like for you to be unplugged from your technology and gadgets?
Where do you find the quiet spaces in your life?
In preparation for the trip I’ve been reading novels about India:
(how does a professor of epidemiology in Oxford write such elegant & poetic prose? or am I just biased?)
Vikram Seth, of course – other suggestions of your favourite Indian writings please.
Kate Thompson & Mary Reynolds Thompson will be delivering their sell-out workshop:
Writing the Wild Places of our Hearts, Minds and Souls
In Boulder & Denver on April 21st & 22nd 2012
More details to follow.