The time is right to unravel the meaning of ‘home’ for our changing times. Why, and how?
Category Archives: Society
For those left behind, death is not always final.
Journalism writes the headline of history
Art and creativity go beyond headlines. These human acts speak from the human soul far better than journalism ever can. And they present a challenge to museums and archives.
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English Passive Aggression
This piece grew out of a gently amusing thread I’d posted to Facebook on the subject of English passive aggression. Why?
Arts and Social Grants, tips and tricks
Arts and Social Grants, tips and tricks – if you work in the arts or with communities, or with a combination of both, this is probably something you’re in need of. In recent weeks various bodies from the Arts Council to private trusts and the National Lottery have started releasing funds for individual arts practitionersContinue reading “Arts and Social Grants, tips and tricks”
The new normal
Nothing’s ‘normal’ any more. For all of us, what’s happening now can, to put it plainly, mess with your head.
Imagining the future
In summer 2019, I was on panels discussing Decolonising Culture (Royal Academy) and Reimagining Britain (Queen Mary, University of London/ Wasafiri Magazine’s 35th anniversary). Many themes ran across both these experiences, foremost among them: Imagination can be a revolutionary act, and revolutions never end. Imagination and revolution are about words, voices, ideas, and actions; they’reContinue reading “Imagining the future”
The Moon Shines Bright
Sam Lee is a celebrated folk singer, collector, interpreter and revivalist of old folk songs. With ‘The Moon Shines Bright’, Sam borrows from the Gypsy and traveller tradition a song which asks us to stop and see what our increasingly standardised world is doing to us. On ‘The Moon Shines Bright’ Sam’s joined by ElizabethContinue reading “The Moon Shines Bright”
Peckham Cellars has opened and is the latest addition to the strip of restaurants, cafes and bars close to Queens Road Peckham station. I popped along on Saturday 16th November to sample what was on offer, and I rather liked it. A little bit about the team first – in short, the team at PeckhamContinue reading “Peckham Cellars”