Join our first Community Led Housing Wales Network meeting – June 25th, 12PM

Join the Communities Creating Homes team for their first-ever all Wales virtual network to discuss all things community-led housing. At the session we’ll be reflecting on the current community-led housing movement in Wales as well as looking at what the future holds, post Covid-19. There’ll be a chance to discuss and share learning with other…

Narrative is fractal – read this blog by Elena Blackmore

Got so much out of reading Elena Blackmore’s blog post on the mosaic of white supremacy this morning. And it comes with so many useful resources for anyone who wants to think and act more deeply on racism in Britain. We need to open up these narratives about empire. I’m always astonished when I read…

Join me on the 19th June at the RSA Virtual Coffeehouse

If you want to have your say about equitable housing join me and Good with Money co-founder Becky O’Connor at the RSA Virtual Coffeehouse event on the 19th June. Usually these events are held in London in the RSA offices so it’s very exciting to be able to take part from Wales. Becky and I…

The moths of Machynlleth

I turned 50 in April and my house mates in the housing coop I live in bought me a moth trap for my birthday. This was an incredibly special moment for me as fifteen years ago I wrote a book about moths called Curious Incidents in the Garden at Night-time. Yes, I was under the…

Cycling the Liberation Coast

On this special day I wanted to share a short film I made during the second day of my first cycle tour of Europe, which started along the Liberation Coast of Normandy. This seemed to me the right place to start an exploration of our relationship with Europe and I spent many subsequent days exploring…

UK Cohousing Network launch online ‘cafe’

The UK Cohousing Network have started up an online cafe and are going to be serving up some food for thought every Monday lunchtime during May. First one will be on Monday 11th at 12.30pm. Details on their website. I’ll be there excited to hear what Simon Bayly from Copper Lane Cohousing has to say.

What happens after Lockdown? My new RSA blog offers some ideas.

Everyone is saying the world will never be quite the same again after Lockdown but its still up to us to make the changes we want to see. I’ve written a blog for the RSA about the role community housing can play in the new reality. You can find it here.