All posts tagged: managing life

Making space in life and in one’s laptop…

my blog posts are a a little slow in materializing in part because my hard drive on my laptop is full, my ipad is full, my head is full and when everything is full to the brim there just isn’t the room to create anything. You probably know the feeling when you open the door to your bedroom and you hardly know where to begin tidying up; and at first the tidying up creates more mess and progress is slow. If you give up at that point then in all likelihood you will need to move house to every regain control (or buy a new laptop). But we can’t afford to move house all the time or keep spending our money on laptops, can we? Well even if we can, we should learn to create that elusive ‘sanctuary’ of clear mind and physical space in which we can get on with creating new things. I have just spent two hours attempting to back up photographs from iphoto to an external hard drive. The export keeps …