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Ways of seeing: magic (notebook drafts)

I have spent these past weeks immersed in magic (whatever that should mean). It is a process of trying to understand, or to see. What this is, what we’re in, could be impossible to describe; though what we cannot always see to say, as such, we can feel. 1,137 more words


Lessons of the Hands-on-Nature Anarchy Zone

I’m leaving Ithaca today, heading back to the UK from a busy summer at Ithaca Children’s Garden’s Hands-on-Nature Anarchy Zone.

We had a flurry of public attention this summer, with mentions on  768 more words

Commit to the Eastbourne Playwork Conference!

It’s no secret that the UK playwork field is going through a rough patch.  Whole departments and agencies getting torn down – all of us are bruised, if not bone-broken, by funding cuts.   116 more words

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