Imogen Smith goes to ‘Stromlo School’

“When I tutor at Uni I encourage my students to look at texts and ideas differently, to question what they know and what they think they know, and after a couple of hours with Dylan I started to do the same thing on the trails of Mt Stromlo. I grew up in a household that treated sport and learning as two very different things (one being far superior to the other!), but I can honestly say the intellectual process of, say, thinking about a problem for an essay, and looking at a piece of singletrack, are very similar. ‘How can I approach this problem in a new way?’ ‘What can I borrow from people who do this better?’ ‘How can I combine my own experience and knowledge with what people before me have done?’—that sort of thing…”

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Imogen Smith