OK, lets talk about the fricking magic money tree and other hyperbole of the recent general election and modern politics, modern media and life in general. I am really interested in language, how we can inspire and motivate, compel and convince, twist and trick, damn and destroy. Simple example: ex-pats, immigrants, migrants, refugees: these … Continue reading Life’s language: another rant
I didn't really want to blog about the UK General Election, I am not really knowledgeable enough, in fact, I fear that my typical cuss-filled indignant rhetoric more likely sends people careering in the opposite direction to the one I hope to inspire them to follow... but here goes. It's nearly 10am, it's already voting day, … Continue reading Incendiary Divisiveness
On Saturday I went to the AGM of the National Autistic Society. Our family are members and have done a number of things to support the charity over the past couple of years from being featured in their donor mailings to busting a gut doing the Tough Mudder... It was thrilling to hear how their 'Too … Continue reading How to Start a Revolution, erm, maybe…
This is possibly the most inspiring thing ever. Life in all its beauty. Again, this.
‘Democracy Street’ is a national collaborative arts project commissioned by the Houses of Parliament Speaker’s Art Fund and Arts Council England. For me, still lost in post-referendum anxiety, the timing could not be more poignant. The artist behind Democracy Street is Jon Adams, who I had the privilege of meeting at a National Autistic Society event, he … Continue reading Walking along Democracy Street