The wonderfulness of public libraries

So, it’s like this. I’d been toying with the idea of doing a post about the wonderfulness of public libraries in general and Allerton Library in Liverpool in particular. Then the other day in Greendays I overheard somebody behind me braying ‘What do we need public libraries for anyway, now we’ve got the internet?’ And […]

Doing that democracy thing

Like anyone, I like a good rant. We all do. About things that annoy us, enrage us and drive us to tears and despair. My rant for the past couple of years has been that we are too controlled. And that we are increasingly being enclosed and controlled, by an economy that thinks we only […]

Social Enterprise Champions in London

I’ve told you before about our work with¬†HCT, Britain’s largest social enterprise bus company. Eight hundred people work for them, in London, Leeds, Wakefield, Hull, Bristol and the Channel Islands. We’ve been running programmes with them for the last two years aimed at educating and inspiring groups of their people, mainly bus drivers, about the […]