Archive for April, 2010

Psychology and giant swans

No sausage-mill content. No rag-rolled training room. No suits. This was a course for artists working with young people. When I work with schools for the ideas Foundation, it’s as someone from industry. So offered a place on a course looking at the behavioural end of creative workshops with young people, I’d jumped at the […]

Up in the library

What Will the Harvest Be? at Abbey Gardens is a community garden in east London that’s beautiful as well as productive. Its constantly-changing plants, visiting wildlife and light have had us reaching for our cameras. Our pictures record the garden, help us spread the word and add to the plant database. To get the garden in front of […]

Just blue

Just blue. A ‘hot’ blue. An almost-purple blue, singing out in the greenery.

Do you know what it is yet?

“I don’t suppose you know what that is?” asked the man with the dog. It’s not every day you stand peering at a concrete post but it was clearly waiting for something. Signs, we decided. The Greenway towards Stratford and the Olympic stadium passes by Bazalguette’s marvellously over-the-top Cathedral of Sewage (or Abbey Mills Pumping […]