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Call for host venues for The Story of Objects – the next phase – workshops

Just a quick note to get you thinking over the weekend – I’m looking for hosts for the next phase of the Story of Objects – maybe it’s you? 305 more words


Term 1, Week 7: MA Creative Writing Summary

Week 7 was the final week of our work towards the end-of-term assignment; Creating a personal writing manifesto. This particular week leaned more toward discussions of other creative manifestos and had less content which allowed us to concentrate more on our own manifesto. 374 more words


Which Side Are They On? Council budgets and public wellbeing

The Tory government continues to cut public sector budgets. In particular, the amount of money available to councils has been reduced and continues to be reduced. 641 more words


Off the Rhode Again

Yes, Rhode Island is small. I like the above image because it brings to mind one of those classic “zoom and enhance” scenes from crime dramas, where the detectives gather round the computer and magnify fuzzy security footage until they discover some impossibly small detail that cracks the case open. 250 more words

Rhode Island Ruminations

Planning systems in the four UK countries: new publication by the four UK legislatures

20 January 2016

Article by Graham Winter, National Assembly for Wales Research Service

We are today publishing a paper that describes and compares the land use planning systems operating in Wales, England, Northern Ireland and Scotland. 393 more words


Rooted Cosmopolitanism of Nested Travelers

Last post I had causally asked if there was a way out of the seeming dichotomy between local farm to table eating and cosmopolitan global eating. 296 more words

Food Writing