How many EVS volunteers are in Spain right now? Hundred or more? More than sixty of us is just in the middle of the way – invited to reflect on what came and what may be about to come. What do we want and what do we live? Freeze-frame on Malaga beach and in Mollina while 5 days mid-term evaluation training.Read More »
If You think is hot, wait till July… – I was said and scared in the end of May. It cannot be bad! – I love hot summer, blue sky, long days… Hot summer of Poland, You mean? Wait…
True! In the end of June the only thing I was missing was rain, clouds and shadow. Now You are about to know what does it means holidays in Valencia Community… Developing survival strategy for I follow my early dream – going to the north. Not: one day but now.Read More »
I ask people who never wrote poem to do so in 10 minutes and they do. These dozen lines cover much more then formal presentation of nationality and education. You start from: I was born a… then you select creature. It can be animal/cartoon hero, object or plant.
What first come to one’s mind is the most important. For now. Tomorrow You can change – as many times as You wish. So… I was born a fish. With golden skin and one big dream…
WRITE WITH ME!
The way I support creativity has it name and story. PRZETWORY poetyckie (ang. poetry PRESERVES) is a creative writing workshop I designed in 2011 and run in many Polish libraries and schools. In 2016 they were particularly fruitful – lasted more than 100 hours and involved over 150 people. Check it and like it here.
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I’m just taking this great opportunity of making my personal project (one part of EVS experience and piece of art) as personal as possible – in a form of visual-collages diary that includes 30 days starting from 6th May 2017. Writing this I’m just in the middle – seeing a bit where it’s lead me… And keeping positive discipline of everyday art ritual – cutting, painting and connecting whatever is coming. A lot!
Idea for doing diary-collages comes to me together with a question: “What I really want to do?” No: “What I can do?” nor “What I’m good in?” No: “What would help others?” but: “How helping myself and my needs I can serve others?”Read More »
First, as a personal project, I wanted to offer a free art coaching sessions – to creators who are in doubts and sabotaging their creative processes. Because that’s something I know and went through – on my way to become a creativity coach (first for my own!)
Now I see this will come itself – it is coming: people who are looking for that kind of help appear on my way anyway. So what else I can do? And what do I WANT – what do I FEEL to do?
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EVS is a process – a learning one, designed by its frames and volunteers. It gaves me a chance to plan my experience. It shapes my active attiude and understanding that life is a learning process itself. So what do I learn? When? And how?
A NOTEBOOK OF LEARNING
Once a month I look back to “Cuaderno de aprendizaje SVE” – it’s a tool given to us on our on-arrival training – to support our reflection time, Read More »
Gandia is good for biking. Biking is so good! Don’t You remember? It is a first memory of a pure joy moment here – when in a third day we were just biking at night down the main old town street. And it was just great – biking itself. Just biking.
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