Above: Andrea Levy, artist, author, commentator Image: Laurie Fletcher Since the second world war in Europe, American investment and funding, migrant and immigrant skills and expertise have been vital to the development of Britain’s infrastructure. Yet the way certain knowledge, as Andrea Levy, artist, writer, playwright and commentator, points out in a recent programme about her […]Read More Andrea Levy…The Secret Story Of The BBC Christmas Tapes: Let Talent From Every Race, Gender, Age And Class Transform Our World in 2019
Featured image: the incomparable Stevie Wonder a blind man who helps us to see… Above: commentator, poet, children’s change agent Lemn Sissay Lemn Sissay won’t give up. Ever. Out of experiences of fostering and institutional care in childhood that took him beyond his own experiences into the experiences of so many children and back into what […]Read More Pondering Superstition in The UK: Why Lemn Sissay’s Blog is Keeping The Conversation Going With More People, More Of The Time And What If Bet 365 Had Been A New Approach to Trading In the Inner City Instead….
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