Here is a selection of posts and other links that offer a quick way into my thinking. But do have a dig and a browse into tags and categories if you’re interested in any of these themes.
For my other websites
Beuysterous, creative actions for trees
Graftage, my poems and art
Some presentations shared on Issuu
About climate change and democracy
You can also find these on Medium
A big story about the fossil fuel industry, their misinformation and the state we’re in now – Welcome to the biggest crime that’s ever been committed
Some pieces on the EU Referendum such as To Listen, To Learn
About futures of museums
Seeing museums in 2060 about future scenarios for museums
The Sociocratic Museum explores a vision for democratic, ecological museums that harness digital tools. Also on code:words on Medium.
About values and evaluation
The Oikonomic Value of Culture argues that all ways of valuing culture are economic, that we over-emphasise short term monetary returns and need to prioritise slow and ecological impacts.
Ongoing work towards a Thrivable Culture Framework as a means of evaluating initiatives
Compensating for loss about loss of cultural and natural heritage
Take on the Curriculum an assessment of Gove’s plans for the National Curriculum in England.
Reflections on home education after 3 years of my daughter refusing to attend secondary school
Learning on the Edge Outlines the Learning Planet model, promoting learning for an uncertain future.
Play for Future: Thoughts about Play for a FutureLearn course.
About sustainability in the cultural sector
Thrivable Culture: Toolkit of workshop ideas for organisations to take action at a time of eco-social crisis.
About the ethics of oil companies sponsoring culture.
Green Knowing – research and reading towards a more ecological way of knowing
Only Connect: Links to two research papers and an infographic on digital technology, the cultural sector and learning
About coping with change
To Dwell on our Dreams about myth, reality, story and climate change
Good grief – about the need to grieve