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Five a Week 15: Some Things to Read and Think About

  Aiming for 5 a week or 5 a day doesn’t mean you necessarily have the time and energy every week… Never apologise, never explain etc etc, so here we go, better late than never… 1. PANIC! DON’T PANIC! NO, … Continue Reading

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‘Too small to succeed’: continents and archipelagos

Last week a-n sent me to Manchester to write something about the No Boundaries conference. It was a really interesting couple of days and you can read my immediate thoughts over on the a-n website. As I say at the … Continue Reading

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Daring Greatly

  I was recently discussing ‘managing vulnerabilities’ with a client, the range of things that phrase (taken from my ‘8 characteristics of adaptive resilience’) might mean, and whether they were all things that should be avoided if possible. Some vulnerabilities you insure against, … Continue Reading

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Forgan’s Farewell

It was cheering to hear Dame Liz Forgan’s forthright tones on Front Row on Wednesday, and to read her farewell speech, widely reported as ‘lambasting’ Michael Gove for leaving arts subjects out of the EBacc. When I say farewell speech, … Continue Reading

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Cuts and choices

Below you will find the most eloquent bit of writing you’re ever likely to see on this blog. It’s not by me, it’s Lee Hall’s open letter to Newcastle City Council about their proposals to close a large number of … Continue Reading

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Some brain expanding questions

After my keynote at the Kumuwuki/Big Wave Regional Arts Australia conference in Goolwa, I did a series of talks, discussions and workshops on adaptive resilience in Brisbane (with the help of Arts Queensland and State Library Queensland), Melbourne (with the … Continue Reading

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