Screen Freedom is another new category for Cultivating Time. Screen Freedom is about exploring activities that will give me a break from using a screen.
Our modern day lifestyles feel like they revolve around the use of technology and screen based devices. My work-life includes daily use of a laptop and a work mobile phone. The world of the internet does include some amazing, fascinating stuff but it’s easy to get lost on the internet and it definitely swallows time. I can easily loose myself for a whole evening. There are some times when my brain and my body is seeking time away from screens and technology. This is one of the main reasons I read paperback fiction books as apposed to e-reader devices.
So for my first post on the theme of Screen Freedom I am exploring the current popular activity of colouring. Yes folks, its time to embrace your inner colourtastic (made up word but I like it!)
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One of my tasks/ goals for 2016 was to read more – I Spy Book Challenge 2016
I’m a fan of audio books. I regularly listen on my mp3 – walking the dog, doing housework, soaking in the bath and in bed before sleep. Listening to books is going great – it’s reading books that is not quite going to plan.
I have a small bookcase seriously over flowing with fiction books. There are some books I am looking forward to reading. But I just don’t seem to be making time in my life to read books. Admittedly, when I have free time to read, there is now a tendency to go to my WordPress Reader to explore other people’s blogs and support my fellow bloggers. In the modern world there is a a lot of options for escapism and distraction – the massive world of the internet, box sets, films galore and of course blogs, blogs and more blogs. I want to find space in my life for books.
In an attempt to remind myself of the value of reading fiction, I am exploring the benefits of reading fiction. Read More »
#coloryourworld 120 Days of Crayola
Today’s crayola colour is copper
I took this photo at The Eden Project of The Industrial Flame Plant. The sculpture in the outside garden area. It’s a really interesting piece of art with an important message.Read More »
#coloryourworld 120 Days of Crayola jennifernicholewells.com color-your-world-canary Today’s colour is canary White Scar Cave is the longest cave tour in Britain. The tour is very interesting, with lots of great photo opportunities. Hard hats are required because you have to get down very low and you will bang your head! The cave began with the […]
January and February can be a bit dreary weather wise. Everywhere can look a bit bland and bare once all the festive decorations have gone. So to brighten my world, I’m going crazy with some crayons. I have signed up to:
Who knew there were so many crayon colours. Wow it’s ‘crayontatsic’ (new / made up word).Read More »
Blogging has been around for yonks, so why have I decided that now is the time to travel to blog land and become a blogger?
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