I always like to hear how other writers write. Lately I have seen where other writers do their work – a little nook in their backyard, an office, a café.
So here I present to you where I work. Wait for the drumroll. Yes, it’s a …
Yes, the very room where the Johansson family eat, argue, play cards and board games, also happens to be the very room where I write and study. I must say it’s an improvement from working in a caravan.
The caravan made me a victim of the weather – either it was too hot or too cold. The table was not big enough to accommodate all my work.
After complaining to management about my working conditions, I moved into the dining room. Here I have the creature comforts of air conditioning, easy access to tea making facilities, bathroom, a comfy chair in the lounge room and CD player.
I know it would make life easier if I had an office so that I can leave everything strewn around the room and close the door. As it is, I pack everything away before the kids come home from school. I know my work is done for the day, and I can put my ‘mum’ cap back on again.
The caravan may well become the designated area for my son when he’s older. He has his eye on the caravan, while I have my eye on his bedroom. It’s a fair exchange.
Images by Debbie Johansson.
2 thoughts on “From My Writer’s Desk.”
Love it! Thanks for sharing! Yes, your son’s bedroom vs. the caravan…far better trade 🙂
Thanks Karin. I’m looking forward to the move.
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