Archive for March 17th, 2018

I’m currently working through final exams for my Arbeitserzieher (Occupational therapist) qualification, which means most of my time is taken up with trying to remember information long enough to write it down again next week, leaving very little spare for doing anything useful.

In an attempt to do something creative I started painting some model figures. This has the advantage that I can pick it up for a few minutes between revising without it taking over the desk. It also doesn’t require me to think too much, and frankly at the moment brain capacity for anything is running at a minimum.

Even better, Youngest Son was sufficiently intrigued to have a go, and has now become quite enthusiastic. I don’t know how long this will keep him away from his smart phone, but I’m enjoying it while it lasts.



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