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
We're all geography activists, and a fair few of us descended upon Sheffield this weekend! Pt.1 of my #GAConf18 review. Featuring: @The_GA, @nicklapthorn, @DanRavenEllison, #GeographyActivist, #NationalParkCity
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
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
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.
The @exploratorium is more than a museum. It's a stalwart for resilience in changing times. Featuring: @EnvPolicyCenter, @saveSFbay, @CAgov, @CAgovernment
My first week at the Exploratorium, and again I find myself having the pleasure of seeing young people in action. Featuring: @exploratorium