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Foodie Things to do in…Lichfield

Lichfield is a lovely town only about 10 minutes drive from where we live. Actually I should say that Lichfield is a lovely city, because it has the most gorgeous medieval Cathedral right at it’s heart which is seriously impressive inside and out, and worth a visit. 467 more words

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PARADISE blog tour: Lauren Beukes hosts Greg Lazarus.

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In a recent post of The Spark, the guest blog where African novelists write about what inspired their new books, Greg Lazarus talks about how PARADISE came out of a love of weird combinations including kung-fu, cool criminals and twisted history. 18 more words

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Our Land, Our Cities - Community Food Now!

An interview with Rob from the Community Food Growers Network about the ‘Our Land, Our Cities’ Workshop.

With nearly 80% of the UK population living in an urban environment the Food Sovereignty Movement UK and the Community Food Growers Network will explore how we can build community-controlled land and food systems in the UK, and if this is even possible in cities. 13 more words

A Small Spark of Hope

By Maddy Evans

This June St Peter’s Community Hall in Bethnal Green, London, will be transformed into the Spark: a week-long hub of social justice workshops, discussions, music, art, poetry and more. 457 more words

News

St Brigid Press on Public Radio!

Greetings, Friends,

Last week, I had the honor and pleasure of being interviewed by regional NPR reporter and producer Martha Woodroof. For several years now, Woodroof has been talking with folks in our area (the Shenandoah Valley and central Blue Ridge of Virginia) who are creatively engaged with the world ~ from musicians to sculptors to computer programmers ~ and sharing these conversations with her public radio listeners on NPR-affiliate… 154 more words

Letterpress

Open Street Maps: Taking Action and Focusing on Multiple Perspectives

Nora Young, the host of CBC Radio’s Spark, was the keynote speaker of a conference I (Pooja) attended yesterday. She spoke about data science as a growing field of study, in fact, many universities have created departments of data science.   240 more words

Education