Image: Paul Motion’s The Story of Maryam, a Soul Note album issued in 1984 and a Safe Passage, Lesvos Solidarity purse made out of a refugee lifejacket gifted by Greek economist Yannis Varoufakis at the Sheffield Festival of Ideas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IyEm3WJyyVw Maryam is a name that combines east and west, south and north, religious, social and […]Read More Can We Do It? Consuming Less, Producing More… Why Complexity Is Really Interesting…
Above: serpent like wind instrument 3D Printed: how collaboration and distribution of knowledge heralds health for all and a much better future The NHS is based on the reality of people’s lived work and life experiences. Because so much of what the NHS can do is contested by an austerity morality, an austerity ideology, then […]Read More Inside The Serpent Of The NHS: Challenge The Way We See People: Their Jobs, Their Lives: Their Contributions: Make Localising Everything The Norm: Part 2
Above: chart of most common forms of spinal injury Novelist Sarah Perry suffered an excruciating injury and instead of getting access to the spine surgeon https://www.londonnorwichspine.co.uk/meet-mr-rai-and-the-team at the spine clinic she needed straight away, as you’d imagine would be here in the 21st century (not the 12th), -she’d have grown up, as you and I […]Read More The Serpent That Ingratiates Itself Inside The Supply Chain Of The NHS: Drugs are US Part 1
Featured Picture: Bill Withers (Ain’t No Sunshine) taken in 2014. A typical Bill Withers quote: ‘I feel that it is healthier to look out at the world through a window than through a mirror. Otherwise, all you see is yourself and whatever is behind you.’ Back in 1958 a great survey began with children born […]Read More Long Lives Study 1958 To Now And Children Who Fought For The Play Street 1972
A society that seeks only to meet the needs, answer the questions and aspirations of only one group needs fine tuning. It’s uncivilised. Austerity has been used for the past forty years as a weapon against understanding, insight into who we are, why we are here and what we need at home, at work and […]Read More Stand Up For A Working Life Full of Promise, Purpose and Meaning For Everyone: Project Civil Life: Get Rid Of The Lottery?