Jazz is fed up with driving to Dunkerque.
He's gone to seek refuge at the back of the car.
I have my hands free.
So how do I carve out time to write?
I am constantly making notes.
I am relaxed in this space.
I am not writing to form, to format, to deadline.
This is a space of freedom.
I can travel.
I can time travel.
I can take Barbie's dress and put it on Action Man.
I can make Hermes fly Virgin.
How do I carve out time?
I started by ordering my work so I could, so we could function, so that time wasn't stuffed with stuff.
I stopped all time consuming nonsense like photocopying and most meetings.
I have classes which are learner centred. Sometimes I write during classes - while the other learners are busy writing.
I write before classes after taking the kids to school.
I write while doing the cooking (on phone)
I write while watching TV.
Sometimes I write in the middle of the night. I wake up and have to write (it's a bit like the urge to go to the toilet/loo/washroom/bathroom/John/lavatory/ but worse - it takes longer.
Sometimes I write in the car.
He takes a photo to prove it.
Sometimes I don't write at all.
I never NEVER EVER think I should write.
I hate should.
I don't think too much unless I am writing thinking stuff, academic stuff, stuff which must be aimed at a particular audience.
You (blind faith) are my reader.
YOU read this nonsense.