Today we mourn the passing of former astronaut Neil Armstrong who was of course the first man to walk on the moon. The space race provided a backdrop to my childhood. JKF’s dream made real – putting a man on the moon and returning him safely to earth.Read more →
Things are warming up at Leicester’s Spark Childrens Arts Festival which takes place from the 31st May through to 12th June 2011.Read more →
Like many creatives, I am fascinated by letterforms. It was therefore interesting to read the Creative Review piece on Racing Car graphics. About a year-and-a-half ago I visited the Grand Prix Collection at Donington Racetrack which is based in the East Midlands within easy access of Leicester, Derby and Nottingham. The displays had a ramshackle [...]Read more →
On the day the UK’s antiquated commercial Teletext service closes down, my eight year old Son is watching Chuckle Brothers on the BBC iPlayer via his Nintendo WII. in a matter of fact way that clearly demonstrates how ubiquitous multiplatform media consumption has become. Teletext was of course a uniquely British phenomenon, developed in the [...]Read more →
Today we had a trip out to Walesby Forest Scout Camp where my son has been learning to canoe. The centre is located within 250 acres of Sherwood Forest and the landscape appeared very familiar to me. Growing up with Sherwood Forest as a childhood playground instilled a natural affinity for its myths and mystery. [...]Read more →
I found a feather on my dewy lawn on Sunday 13th September 2009, shortly before embarking on a family trip to Skegness. During WWI and II the white feather symbolised cowardice and was offered to non-combatants as a form of challenge. But the white feather does have other meanings. As a child growing up in [...]Read more →
In the early 1970′s my adopted Grandmother Alice Meason gave me a book that bore the intriguing title ‘Enquire Within Upon Everything’. She had been presented with the book in 1915 as a reward for good attendance at the Rosemary Girls’ “Evening” School. Although the book’s origins went back to the Victorian era, some of [...]Read more →
I’m reliably informed that a Creative Nottinghamshire Blog is taking shape. The site advocates the development of Web2.0 communities in the context of social inclusion or ‘Digital inclusion’ as it is known in political circles. I tried to explain the idea of ‘Digital Inclusion’ to my Dad. He’s an intelligent man and given that he [...]Read more →
I walked down the path backing onto the gardens on Sherwood Avenue. Turning left into the forest; dense and foreboding. I stopped at a place marked by a fat tree stump, to inpect a den of sorts. A white pickup truck arrived in a clearing around three hundred metres away. Then movement; a warden most [...]Read more →
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