I will be giving a presentation at the Geographical Association 2019 conference (April, Manchester), of a collection of real-life stories celebrating the positive impact Geography has on lives, attitudes and experiences. Each will be told in that feel-good way of children’s story time. Some will be nursery rhymes, some short prose, but all will have the same moral: Geography is awesome, inspiring and often life changing. Do you have a such a story to share? Find out more and get in contact.
Not having to spend an entire weekend catching up on a week's work and trying to get ahead of the next week's, and, admittedly, being away from the family has given me the opportunity engage more in the community. It's a bit ironic, really, that stepping away from a job, where I'm a very visible … Continue reading Give, don’t ‘give up’ time for yourself and nature
My final @The_GA #GAConf18 review. Inspiration all round: from adventurous geog teachers, passionate trainees, those who work behind the scenes and even, maths! Featuring: @FryRsquared, @DrGrovesGeog, @Re_Ferg, @THEWATERDIARIES, @LucyOxley
"For The Curious!" - A piece of performance poetry with timelapse footage in tribute to the Exploratorium.
Fancy having an alternative bit of fun for an hour on Saturday evening? (Oh, and for no extra effort, you can support Planet Earth!) Featuring: @earthhour, @WWF, @ToSaveourEnergy #EarthHour #EarthHour2018
The @exploratorium has a strong partnership with NOAA et al, but an even stronger relationship with the ocean. It's something we should all aspire to. Features: @saildrone, @NOAA_OMAO, @oceanexplorer, @Crey_Crey_
Being a Bay, you'd think San Francisco was worried about sea-level rise. But what's coming up from under their feet is just as alarming and it's the poorest who will suffer worst. Featuring: @sfwater, @ResilientBay, @kzhill, @ejcw, @RainforClimate, @thinkwalks
Exponential growths simply cannot continue, and for population growth, it won't... Featuring: @exploratorium, @ronhip, @gapminder, @AMNH, @PopnMatters
A low-key, simple event 'spoke' powerfully to my soul. Language, culture and land. Featuring: @exploratorium, @baumfoundation, @CopperRiverWild, @OPC_California et al
The @exploratorium's Observatory has that 'hidden treasure' feel about it, but each time you visit and open you eyes, the more wondrous it becomes.