LaurenTEDxBrixton TEAMS: A roundtable with the talented operations team!
We have a committed facilities team who are responsible for the management of services and processes that support all of TEDxBrixton’s departments. It’s a wide field with a diverse range of responsibilities which can only be fulfilled by a team who are reliable, highly organised, efficient and astute in the planning and daily operations of running an organisation. Meet Rima, Lauren and Piotr.
Binki Taylor was the first of our 17 speakers to take to the stage and left the crowd in standing ovation with a moving story on her childhood as a black girl fostered by an all-white family. “I know exactly what it’s like to have a voice that isn’t understood. You feel like you don’t belong. Under the skin is where I found my voice. I had to tackle how to belong from the bottom.”Rebecca Trevalyan, Sam Hall and Steadman Scott also delivered their pieces on what Brixton means to them and thoughts on improving local communities. “What does Afewee mean? It’s for the community, it’s for us. Our mission is to put belief, passion, hard-work and discipline together,” Steadman explained.
Some incredible speakers
Tell us a bit about your background? PR assistant for a food & drinks PR company and I’m the social media lead for TEDxBrixton.MarthaWhat’s your favourite thing to do in Brixton? Going to eat in Brixton village market or to the Ritzy cinema with my family.What’s your interpretation of this year’s theme ‘Kaleidoscopes’? A representation of all the different identities that exist in Brixton.What book(s) are you currently reading? What’s it about? The Versions of Us by Laura Barnett – it’s about three different love stories that are intertwined.What’s your favourite TED talk? Why I stopped watching porn by Ran Gavrieli.
Tell us a bit about your background? I’m a Creative Director at a global PR and integrated communications agency. I get to work across a broad range of industries; from sports to fashion, tech to travel. It’s always different, and there’s always a new challenge, which I love. I also lead the content team for TEDxBrixton.claire (1)What’s your favourite thing to do in Brixton? Eating and drinking! Without a doubt. We’re spoilt for choice here – so many amazing places. There are too many to list all my recommendations, but some of my favourites are Bukowski, Made of Dough, Mama Lan, and Chicken Liquor. Outside of The Village and Pop Brixton, I also like ThreeEightFour and Effra Social (they do a good pub quiz on a Tuesday).What’s your interpretation of this year’s theme ‘Kaleidoscopes’? For me it’s about constant evolution. About retaining beauty, despite an always changing form.What book(s) are you currently reading? What’s it about? Thrive by Arianna Huffington. She wrote the book after collapsing from exhaustion and severely injuring herself. It caused her to dramatically rethink her life, revaluating the choices she was making. Her book is neat summary of this reflection.What’s your favourite TED talk? I love a lot of the iconic talks such as Do Schools Kill Creativity? by Sir Ken Robinson and How I held my breath for 17 minutes by David Blaine. One of my personal favourites is How Sampling Transformed Music by Mark Ronson.
Bedroom. Published at Monday, October 29th 2018, 03:51:22 AM by Shelby G.
Decor. Published at Saturday, October 27th 2018, 04:24:14 AM by Shelby G. Goody Bags are Good Party Fun
Parties generate a lot of take home items and goodie bags are reasonable party expenditures because of this. The variety available allows for just the right goodie bags to match with just the right occasion.
Every color imaginable has its place at themed birthday parties or holiday get-togethers. Easter parties are the perfect place for the pink, yellow, green or blue pastel goodie bags. Christmas decorations have changed over the years to include a wider palette of colors so that goodie bags of midnight blue or even earth tones can be used to match existing decorations or tableware.
Decor. Published at Saturday, October 27th 2018, 04:24:13 AM by Shelby G.
4. Decorate your home. The atmosphere should be all about Christmas, so make sure you put up your Christmas decorations. I also like to play Christmas music in the background. I've actually had guests join in and sing while decorating!
7. Assemble your houses the night before the party. Assembling the night before ensures that the icing will be dry when your guests arrive. Use an assembly line method. If using a basic house design, construct the 4 walls first for all the houses. By the time you are done with the walls of the last house, the first house will be dry enough to put the roof on.
Decor. Published at Saturday, October 27th 2018, 03:24:16 AM by Shelby G.
Make Your Graduation Party One of a Kind! Creative Graduation Party Ideas
Once you have a budget and have decided on your venue, then settle on a date and do it early. You will be competing with lots of other parties this time of year and by getting yours on the calendar first you will avoid conflicts. Next decide on invitations. You can order them online or buy them in the stores. However to save money, you can make them yourself on the computer. There are numerous invitation products available in office supply stores that will give you templates to make your own. Be creative... add graduation clipart, a logo from the college or high school of your graduate or even inset a photo! Unless you have room in your house or are having it off site, ALWAYS plan a rain date. Also make sure you have an RSVP with a date deadline and add your email as well as your phone number. A 'regrets only" RSVP system makes for tricky planning. Recently, I have even seen people use free online invitation services.
Garage. Published at Friday, October 26th 2018, 04:00:54 AM by Shelby G.
This type of garage storage facility is considered an excellent choice by many people because the cabinet can be moved around the garage with relative ease. There may be shelves right inside such cabinets on which smaller items are kept; there may also be hooks for hanging these items. At any time you may have the cabinet moved to another location if you think you'd want another item to occupy the same position without displacing the materials and items you have kept in the cabinet. This type of storage facility will just be easily rolled to a new spot.
How to Use Garage Shelves
Decor. Published at Friday, October 26th 2018, 04:00:52 AM by Shelby G.
Comprehensively cleaning the floor assures you that when you implement one of your garage floor ideas, do it is not trapped beneath to cause any problems in the future. If you cover the entire floor with a surface such as vinyl, there is a danger that, if the target is not entirely clean, it could start to peel or bubble up.
Painting may be your best garage floor idea and this will require some additional preparation. All the cracks that have appeared due to subsidence over the years will have to be fixed first. Also you should put adhesive on the surface before you begin to paint, as this is likely to produce a better final result.
Decor. Published at Friday, October 26th 2018, 03:00:56 AM by Shelby G.
It is crucial that the land on which you are planning to build the gazebo is exactly level. If this is not the case, then make the ground level by using concrete and dirt. You can also build a deck to give the gazebo a more solid base. Discuss the foundation depths with you local building authorities before beginning construction to avoid problems later.Gazebo Plans - Do You Want To Build a Gazebo In Your Backyard?
Have you been thinking of constructing a gazebo in your backyard? Purchasing a pre-built gazebo can be very expensive. You will also be unable to choose the size and shape of your gazebo as per your exact requirements. The gazebo could also be missing some of the accessories you need. Buying a gazebo will seriously narrow down your options.
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