Over the past nine months, we’ve travelled through some spectacular lands and feel privileged to have seen and heard what we have. We’ve also slowly come to realise that there aren’t enough hours in the day to do all the things we want to do. We’ve spent considerably more time in front of computers than either of us envisaged (for example, the only serious injury I’ve sustained is RSI in my mouse hand…). So we’ve decided to change our working practices.
We’re going to spend more time:
2. Recording what we hear
3. Photographing what we see
4. Doing nothing
5. Enjoying life
We’re going to spend less time:
1. On computers
2. Meeting self-imposed deadlines
3. Holed up in grubby hotel rooms in cities
4. On the internet
5. Feeling stressed
So what’s going to change on the web site?
1. Less frequent blogs
2. More creative content
3. More soundscapes and wildlife recordings
4. More pictures of Bex and Huw smiling (maybe)
5. More stunning multimedia (but you may have to wait for that)!
Only time will tell what the actual changes will be. What I can tell you is that, for at least the next few weeks, there probably won’t be many Twitter updates / microblogs (Bex has been pulling her hair out trying to register our Sierra Leonean phone on Twitter; I don’t really understand the problem as I don’t talk Twitterspeak but it seems to me if you haven’t got a European/US/developed world SIM card, you can’t do Twitter by SMS anymore – doesn’t seem very fair…).
Anyway, we’re now cycling off to Tiwai Island, so you’ll have to wait a week or two for a blog. We are going to do lots of the first list and none of the second list and we’ll see how the third list pans out.
Goodbye for now – I’m off to enjoy myself!