Last week there was the first class in the Thinking Aloud course.
The group were given homework…Diary in a Sketchbook. There is nothing new in that – but it is a reminder to keep a visual diary.
Synonyms: journal, daybook, log, chronicle, hint at varieties of diaries. Is a diary about the future, or the past? What is to come, or what happened? What you think will happen, or how you think some event unfolded? Who is/are the intended audience? Is it for sale? Sensational? A brief recording of time?
The task set was to write one sentence about something that has happened/may happen/will happen, and how you feel about it (e.g. 10.30, taking cat to the vet; anxious) Then add an image to the sentence that enhances what you have written (maybe a worn and empty cat collar).
This extraordinary picture has nothing to do with my day, my pets or my life, but I couldn’t resist it. Almost makes me want a cat.