Mind the Gap! Writing Knowledge Gillie Bolton. Mind the Gap!. between: 1. Me and what I know 2. Myself and my patient 3. My viewpoint and the perspectives of others 4. My perception of me and other’s perception of me 5. Me as a professional and me as a person www.gilliebolton.com.
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1. Me and what I know
2. Myself and my patient
3. My viewpoint and the perspectives of others
4. My perception of me and other’s perception of me
5. Me as a professional and me as a person
Learn to Write
(Jean-Francois Lyotard, 1992, Philosopher.)
Write to LearnWe know, understand, intuit, remember, feel, think more than we realise. Writing can enable expressive exploration of areas to which logical or analytic thinking has limited access. For a grasp across the spectrum of experience we need to use ‘the full tetrad of fact, logic, metaphor and story’ (McCloskey, 1992, Economist.)www.gilliebolton.com
encircles the world.
(Einstein, 1929, Scientist.)
Break the Code
Acute, accurate observation – cornerstone of research into science, literature, social science, history, natural sciences.
Reflective writing’s observation of any aspect of events, people and surroundings borrows techniques and strategies from all these.
‘We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.’
Every point of view is different
because the story lets them out’
‘I like poetry because I can’t make it do
What I want. It has to do what it
Trust in the Process of Writing
‘The truly great advances of this
generation will be made by those who
can make outrageous connections,
and only a mind which knows how to
play can do that.’ Nagle Jackson
1. Describe events as narratives
2. Observe acutely
3. Explore the difference between yourpoint of view and the perspective of others
4. Decode metaphors and jargon