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Show me your desk: casio job, drawing project, mr sheet and a whole of junk on my desk.



I'm in the midst of tidying up so the desk is a more cluttered compared to normal. Starting on the lower left hand side and working clockwise, is my calculator. It's a casio job and solar powered. This has seen me through a flurry of professional exams.

Next to that is How To Draw Anything by Mark Liney. This is my next drawing project. I am to draw all the 260 drawings in it. I've already done about 48 or so, and I'm looking to complete it sometime this year. It's part of my goal planning practice.

After that is my dairy - I had to get one for work as it's a pretty meeting-rich environment. No, electronic calendars don't quite do the job.  Under that is a copy of the latest UK Cosmopolitan magazine. It's been reduced to a pound but the paper quality is also poorer, not the nice glossy paper. I guess it feels more like the stuff used in American magazines. Under that is a notebook. Next to pile is a bottle of castor oil for my hair.

Something that hasn't moved is the index cards of my story, I shall be using them this week.  I have a canister of Mr Sheen surface spray for cleaning. Then my desk lamp and speakers. One of the volume tabs have broken off. It's supposed to be a pig.

The pile of black books are freebies from Kaplan Connects. I did my final paper with Kaplan and they decided to launch a network with a series of lectures,  but I don't think much happened with it so it no longer exists. It reminds me to think of CPD (Continuing Professional Development) so I don't get behind. I probably need to set aside time, but they are super expensive. A long time ago these events were free, now it's either expensive and ONLINE, so you don't even get a free lunch. Don't get me started on professional bodies.

Finally is the red notebook where I just write stuff. It's a semi-journal, semi-rant, semi-story idea book.






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