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How to work at home? Keats has the answer – Tom Hodgkinson

Regulars | By Tom Hodgkinson

Tom Hodgkinson takes his work to bed

Keats once wrote to his brother Thomas, outlining his plan for home working. He would get up every day, he said, and shave and dress carefully as if he were to go to the office, even though the commute to his desk was clearly a very short one. We are not sure whether the young genius managed this, but he did manage to become one of our very greatest poets – and this was partly thanks to his ability to work from anywhere. ...

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