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Joy and hostility in the public space: greyworld's Andrew Shoben

Climbing the irregularly set wooden stairs to greyworld’s London studio, I felt I was entering a workshop of practical delights. Director Andrew Shoben and I embarked immediately on a fast-paced, wide-ranging conversation spanning the ethics, the aesthetics, the hostilities and the joys of art in the public space. 1,290 more words


Art for Art's Sake: The Impact of Arts Education.


A pdf of this OECD (2013) publication is written by Ellen Winner, Thalia Goldstein and Stephan Vincent-Lancrin 

Art for arts sake OECD.pdf


Northwest Trail Alliance Rider Survey 2014

We’ve got big plans for Northwest Trail Alliance and mountain biking in the Portland area in the coming months, but we need your help. Less than 5 minutes of help, to be exact. 154 more words

Mountain Bike

Book Review: All I Can Handle

Kim Staglione’s strong wit, forthright personality, and fierce advocacy for her children crystalise in her memoir All I Can Handle.

In her book Staglione debunks popular myths about autism, highlights some of the issues that people with autism face, while giving glimpses of her chaotic life dealing with her childrens’ intense specific needs. 34 more words

Book Review

Pain Science in Motion

The Scientific Committee is proud to announce the only pain congress in the world focusing on PhD researchers in the field of pain science. The focus of this research colloquium is on research methods in pain sciences, rather than on research findings or (clinical) applications of research findings from pain science. 513 more words


Help advocate for refugee families, no matter where you're from

I’ve been getting asked how people outside of the Valley can help the refugee crisis. Besides making monetary donations, there are a number of other ways you can help where you’re from. 470 more words

How to make a long-term difference for the strays of Bosnia

If you have followed this blog you know that the so-called ‘shelters‘ of Bosnia Herzegovina are filled with beautiful dogs, many of them living and dying in the worst conditions possible. 476 more words