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Prisoners of bad design

George Monbiot’s great piece on children being robbed of safe places in our cities, is the perfect first entry for this blog – make sure you read it; I’ll be hopfully highlighting the good design to free the kids over the coming months and years.


Playground shenanigans

Swift enables you to test out code in its Playground. The Playground shows results in real time, listing the contents of variables and constants, and allowing you to view console output in the Assistant Editor. 505 more words


Bowman v. The Chicago Park District, 2014 IL App (1st) 132122; 2014 Ill. App. LEXIS 648

Bowman v. The Chicago Park District, 2014 IL App (1st) 132122; 2014 Ill. App. LEXIS 648

Artenia Bowman, Individually and as Mother and Next Friend of Cheneka Ross, a Minor, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. 4,499 more words

Legal Case

Bounce Around Play Park

With many a gray and rainy day ahead on the Northern Oregon Coast, I’m happy to have a few indoor places for the kids. I’d be content to seek refuge in a store all day long…the kids, not so much… 99 more words


Kids discovered they were not alone in the playground

This is an interesting video. I wonder whether it is a real scene or being set up for a movie.


Last chance to buy a brick!

Remember the mud pit at the back of the school? Where parents, kids, and teachers laid to rest white pants and spilled lunches?

In two weeks’ time the mud will be transformed into the Friendship Square, paved with stones inscribed with unique messages from parents and community members who want to show support the development of the playground and the school. 47 more words


Going gaga for Gaga!

Thanks to all the volunteers who helped put in gaga ball courts. One step closer to playground completion…