It’s my home. I’ve only lived here about three years but feel pretty rooted, more so than most other places I’ve lived. Before I lived here I worked in local mental health services and got to know a lot of people through the work I was doing. I’m a really curious person and love hearing people’s stories. Listening to people tell their stories is a really powerful way of being able to connect with them and I wanted to get to know some more of the people that I live amongst. In my mind, Brixton’s always been a place that’s welcomed people to come and set up home (something I think is changing and becoming too exclusive) and I think that possible leads people to be quite open, and provides a real mixture of stories. That’s not to say that the same wouldn’t be true of other places.
If you could choose one image to represent Brixton, what would it be?
1. Tell us a bit about your background? I’ve been working on the mobile app for TEDxBrixton ensuring that it’s launched ahead of the event. I’m also the Ticket Coordinator ensuring that tickets are distributed and allocated. The main part of my job will be at the actual event.2. What’s your favourite thing to do in Brixton? Eating! I love the Brixton Market and the wide range of food you can choose.3. What’s your interpretation of this years’ theme ‘Kaleidoscopes’? Something that is constantly changing but is still so colorful and amazing to look at. This is how I feel about Brixton and the people living in it.4. What book(s) are you currently reading? What’s it about? On Intelligence by Jeff Hawkins – a book about how our brain works and if it’s possible to build a machine with artificial intelligence. Very interesting!5. What’s your favourite TED talk? How great leaders inspire action –it’s about why we do things and allows us to better understand our decisions. I absolutely love it.
1. Tell us a bit about your background? My role within the team is Project Coordinator. I help all the teams where necessary on a variety of tasks and have been working on sourcing the merchandise for the event.2. What’s your favourite thing to do in Brixton? I love going to Brixton Market at the weekend: having a browse and trying all the different food there, picking up fresh bread from the Sunday Farmer’s market and have particularly enjoyed Pop Brixton this summer, especially the savoury crepes from L’Amuse Bouche!3. What’s your interpretation of this years’ theme ‘Kaleidoscopes’? For me, kaleidoscope means something that is rapidly changing, something vibrant and colourful which is full of energy and continuously creating something beautiful that comes together perfectly.4. What book(s) are you currently reading? I am currently reading I Am Pilgrim, a fantastic thriller entwining the lives of a former intelligence officer and an international terrorist – I can’t put it down and would highly recommend!5. What’s your favourite TED talk? There are so many amazing TED talks that I have enjoyed, but one that stands out to me is Susan Cain’s The Power of Introverts because it really examined the social emphasis on being bold, assertive and outgoing and discusses how we should change our perspective and understand the value of introverts. In our society, I think there is bias thinking that the ideal students and employees are extroverts as opposed to introverts, and I think it is important to shed light on the positive differences between the two and strive for more of a cultural balance between the two.
HustleBucks has a unique focus in that not only does it cater for the socially conscious fashion lover
The multi-award winning youth led social enterprise was formed in Brixton Village under the direction of visual arts space 198 Contemporary Arts and Learning, a platform known for supporting the careers of emerging artists and advocating cultural diversity. It was this opportunity that created access for HustleBucks to catapult real change in the community. “Designing t-shirts and printing them led to us launching campaign with a collection of relevant topics such as ‘Ghustlebucks 3un and Knife Crime’ and ‘Different Endz’, which were sold at local events and market stalls. Shortly after, we partnered with Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design to develop a collection for our first fashion show that would launch our Pop-Up Shop in March 2010.”
Basement. Published at Thursday, September 27th 2018, 14:00:19 PM by Shelby G.
How much are you willing to spend?
Some basements are already equipped with decent ceilings and flooring. If you need to replace both, be sure to check around for price estimates first because these are major expenses. There are many ways to finish a basement ceiling and floor- so keep your mind and options open.
Backyard. Published at Wednesday, September 26th 2018, 14:12:14 PM by Shelby G.
A backyard pool area can be made more natural if you go for more greenery. This will definitely make your mind fresh and you will feel to be within nature.
Backyard. Published at Wednesday, September 26th 2018, 14:00:58 PM by Shelby G.
Blossoms help to make the yard more pleasing. You may go for blooms that are simple to maintain. Regarding the spot where you are going to plant, try to select the spot where you cA visualize it so that you will get the most enjoyment from these pleasing flowers.
You must have a spot to take a seat to enable you to use a place to relax while you're looking at your own lawn.
Backyard. Published at Tuesday, September 25th 2018, 14:48:52 PM by Shelby G. Front Porch Ideas That Dress Up Your Porch According to Its Design
Most of us love some great front porch ideas that are sure to make our home feel welcoming and cozy. Sometimes it is not easy trying to figure out the ideal style of decorating for your particular home. I want to share with you a few easy ways to decorate your front porch according to its design.
Bedroom. Published at Tuesday, September 25th 2018, 14:37:52 PM by Shelby G.
While women usually redesign rooms from top to bottom, men should redesign rooms from bottom to top. Begin by selecting a rug to use as a focal point. Comfort is important in bachelor pads, so choose something soft that you will enjoy stepping on. You can go with any color you like but keep your lifestyle in mind. Solid colored rugs are ideal for masculine rooms and white rooms make a great statement against the typical stainless steel or black furniture. However, if you have pets or don't like to vacuum, you should probably choose a beautiful rug in a dark color to hide dirt.
Next, you should focus on your wall color
Decor. Published at Monday, September 24th 2018, 14:32:48 PM by Shelby G.
When you are making this type of invitation you may want to have one baby footprint or you could even have a few of them so it looks like the footprints are walking, it's really up to you. You could even do a dance pattern in baby footprints. Just get creative and have fun.
You can get a baby footprint invitation kit to make the invitations. Everything will be included in the kit, the baby footprint stamp, the envelopes, the paper, everything you need. You just have to do the stamping, and some have a spot for pictures, so you'll add the picture and then fill them out. It's a quick, easy and cute option for those who don't have a lot of time for crafting or just don't have the inclination.
Swimming Pool. Published at Monday, September 24th 2018, 14:31:31 PM by Shelby G.
one that wraps the pool, the most basic will have enough room to walk around the far side of the pool. It will have a deck area large enough to put a chair or two. And will have a protective fence so you can't fall off and also to keep out trespassers. It attaches to the pool and can be fully customized. If you have bigger plans you may want to consult someone who specializes in above ground pool deck designs. They will be able to help you save money where you might not otherwise see it.
If you choose the more extensive deck
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