What We Lose When We Lose A Local Authority: Imaginary Letter to An Optimistic Freelance Journalist Who Put The Case For University Rescue….

On Tuesday 21st August 2018, freelance Guardian journalist Louise Tickle, wrote an article with this heading: ‘Can A University Rescue a City When The Local Authority Fails?‘ Above: the local government changes from County Councils to Districts and Unitary Authorities 2019/2020 The Guardian article is about hope and, as such is great, but really, I […]

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Nigeria: Known For Beautiful Fabric: Have A Look at The Wonderful Work Of Flo Awolaja…

The history of Nigerian art, culture and textiles become hidden in industrial trade wars between India and China: wars that have made it impossible for the Nigerian textile industry to grow and develop. Developing a local supply chain as well as supporting artists as cultural ambassadors for gorgeous textiles across the sectors and the world is […]

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Great Clothes: 44 Abbey Road West Bridgford (And Beautiful Wedding Dresses, Samples…So Gorgeous)

I found a great shop in West Bridgford: Grace Couture. Above: a lovely summer top and two dresses for work or casual wear. Grace Couture is run by Cassie who’s a bridal specialist and also a really amazing independent retailer. Hence the lovely clothes as well as the wedding dresses. Abbey Road in West Bridgford […]

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Clothes That Animate Us: Furnishings That Reflect More Than Just Our Aspirations In The World

Above a pair of trousers I think animate and energise your step. I can’t find them though. Answering questions for me is like chasing things I never expect to find. Like these trousers. They were in Shortlist Magazine on a website called fiftyplus…but when I searched they weren’t there. I did spend a bit of […]

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