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2020 challenges, pivots and reflections

Pivoting? Business speak for changing  focus, determining what works – YT prefers the sailing term ‘changing tack’, moving a sail around to make best use of the wind. Pivoting can bring benefits by stripping back a business to what it is good at, here is an interesting example on Quora. The time is now for […]

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Ready 2 Work overview at The Somerville

This work was a year long project funded by New Cross Gate trust to assist the young people in the area with their options for employability and education. The purpose of this post is to present an overview of the service as the work had to be done from a bare beginning.   Besides the challenges […]

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Projects Training Update

More Reaching Out with Mycenae Digital

Forming useful dialogues This post outlines the 2019 September to December series of Techy times – more of the same, but definitely different and lessons have definitely been learned. These sessions followed and affirmed the idea of support, uncovering goals and facilitating confidence in participants; the helping hands, eyes and ears of volunteers have really […]

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Digital adventures with Mycenae Reach Out

A refreshed relationship. YT has had an occasional relationship with Mycenae House for some time, attempting a Breezie talk in 2014 and some drop in sessions. Alas that was short lived, hamstrung with the amount of marketing possible to one set of hands. Mark Johnson Brown, the centre manager approached me in early 2018 to […]

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Creativity PPS Update

So, coworking. What is it about?

YT has been putting together a project plan for a good number of weeks now for a potential coworking space; very keen to have a space that is inclusive, which in general terms means a good open area with decent size tables and accessible toilets. As a starting situation, the biggest point of all is […]

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Plenty going on. Here’s to new adventures.

This post is a digested series of activities over the last few months, a collection of events and a space to gather them. You’re welcome. Summer breaks and not braking Its been a busy summer, with YT managing to get a break to remote Coulanges sur Yonne in the potentially amazing project space that is Le […]

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MAZI Update

More training with Mr. Luck

As outlined in the last post, YT has been assisting Babar Luck with his portable merch box – a tweaked Mazizone, renamed ‘Babar Luck’s Spaceship’. As it often is with projects to extend a person’s creative practice, various aspects of the work come to the foreground, mainly the aspects that have been left as the […]

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PPS – post postscriptum?

In my years of freelancing in Deptford, YT has made every attempt to work with local businesses and organisations to get that buzz of ‘working in my community’, ‘feeling the synergy’ and err, what I personally call ‘thinking and acting local’. The last option may be the only piece of reading that is definitely not […]