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SLG Play Local: this story's working title (the things those who believe in magic see)

A slightly unusual post this week, insofar as it’s mostly a screenshot of a heads up for an upcoming adventure! At the start of October I shall be discussing on several current strands of thinking at the South London Gallery (SLG) in Peckham. 78 more words


Reflective Practice

I must admit that I haven’t been as active on this blog as originally set out over the past year. Life’s journey can lead you to places that you can only dream about and for that I am blessed. 475 more words


Thrilling News!

I alluded to this in a previous post, and suspect many have seen it coming for awhile, but now it’s finally a Real and Official Thing that is Happening. 63 more words

Sarah and Audrey

We are in the last days of camp.  There have been goodbyes already, of children from families who summer here or who are taking a last-minute vacation before September.  913 more words

White City stories part 19: some learned or re-learned things from summer

Five weeks of playwork on the playground has come to an end, and it’s taken its physical and emotional toll (even not having worked every single day of it, as I haven’t). 2,382 more words


Working with or in play that threatens

Play can sometimes take on more threatening forms. I use this word deliberately because I was going to write ‘darker forms’ but realise that that might not amount to anything clear. 1,059 more words


White City stories: part 18 (observation and reflection)

It’s half-way through the summer school holidays, or thereabouts, and it seems a suitable time to think back on play that has happened on the playground in the past few weeks. 2,410 more words