10-half-baked resolutions for 2022

Teganuma sunrise, January 1st, 2022.
  1. Do a sketch a day.
  2. Do an oil painting a week.
  3. Publish an English textbook in April for Japanese second-year high schoolers.
  4. Walk 7,000 paces a day (10,000 is unnecessary, according to the NYT)
  5. Go to bed early.
  6. Wake up early.
  7. Write a new novel.
  8. Sort out my web presence.
  9. Drink less.
  10. Listen more.

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Patrick Sherriff is an Englishman who survived 13 years working for newspapers in the US, UK and Japan. Between teaching English lessons at his conversation school in Abiko, Japan, he writes and illustrates textbooks for non-native speakers of English, releases Hana Walker mystery novels, short stories, essays and a monthly newsletter  highlighting good fiction published in English about Japan. Saku’s Random Book Club is his latest project to spend more time with books.