We wouldn’t be able to put on such an incredible event if it wasn’t for the help of our sponsorship team. These guys boast a unique ability for sourcing the most suitable supporters to raise the profile of TEDxBrixton. Due to their strong experience in fundraising, they create and manage the budget, raise money from sponsors and oversee our partnerships program and live streaming venues. Their work is vital to our success and development.
1. Tell us a bit about your background? I’m the partnerships manager, which means I look after our relationships with local businesses and sponsors.2. What’s your favourite thing to do in Brixton? I’ve lived her for a while now and this answer changes weekly, but at the moment I love hot yoga classes at Fierce Grace, after which I stagger down the road to Lucy’ Juices for a pick me up. As I expect most people who live here say, Brixton Market is a favourite spot – Fish Wings and Tings is an institution and Dave from Market Row wines will always find you a great bottle. Oh, and Three Eight Four on Coldharbour Lane does the best cocktails I can find.3. What’s your interpretation of this years’ theme ‘Kaleidoscopes’? I’ve been working with a lot of local businesses this year and the theme has been very meaningful for a lot of people, as it represents the mash-up of old and new that Brixton is currently experiencing.4. What book(s) are you currently reading? What’s it about? A few! Currently switching, depending on my mood, between Tim Jackson’s Prosperity without Growth (he has a great TED talk by the way) and Michael Ondaatje’s The English Patient, which is a favourite of my dad’s, so he’s chuffed I am finally reading it.5. What’s your favourite TED talk? An all time great and one that I always pass on to others is Jackson Katz – Violence Against Women: It’s a Men’s Issue. Heavy title I know, but just a genius argument and one that never fails to spark debate.
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Tell us a bit about your background? I’m a private tutor and writer/editor. I am currently working on my first book, which will be self-published in September 2015. Within the team, I handle all the Twitter communication.IMG_7599What’s your favourite thing to do in Brixton? Observe the freedom and joy of the residents on a lovely summer day.What’s your interpretation of this year’s theme ‘Kaleidoscopes’? Complexity; difference(s) and inclusivity; adaptability. When I think of the word “kaleidoscope,?? I imagine prisms and colours, and the reflection of light.What book(s) are you currently reading? What’s it about? I am currently reading I Am Your Sister, which is a collection of essays by black feminist, lesbian, poet, Audre Lorde, and essays by other Black scholars who have been inspired by her. It’s a brilliant book that reminds me of my experience of reading her collection Sister Outsider.What’s your favourite TED talk? Oh, it has to be The Danger of a Single Story, by Chimamanda Adichie. This is important to me as a reader AND writer, especially one who is a bridge between two cultures. I was born and raised in Nigeria, and I moved to the UK in 2007.
Garage. Published at Friday, October 26th 2018, 04:00:54 AM by Shelby G.
There are many benefits that can be counted and are attributable to the use of garage cabinets and storage. It is not only your garage that will experience freedom, but you are going to enjoy freedom in your garage yourself because the organizing all of the clutter will lead to an easier life for you. Everything in your house especially those vital tools have their respective places and you won't need to expend energy in fruitless missions searching for items that are not lost but only misplaced. Above all, your car for which the garage was created in the first place would have its rightful place back in your garage instead of being exposed to the elements outside in the driveway.
How to Use Garage Shelves
Decor. Published at Friday, October 26th 2018, 04:00:52 AM by Shelby G.
However many garage floor ideas you can come up with, you need to start from square one and make sure that the floor is spotlessly clean before you do anything. Don't try and work around everything else that is cluttering this room. Now is the time to conduct your spring cleaning anyway, so that you can actually see the car beneath all that junk!
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.
Cedar is one of the best woods which can be used for building outdoor structures. It is highly weather resistant and resistant to insects and pests. You can also use redwood, but it will be a litter more expensive than cedar. You can use bark to cover the outside of the gazebo instead of painting it, if you want to give it a more natural look.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.
Garden. Published at Friday, October 26th 2018, 03:00:55 AM by Shelby G.
Live borders with flowers beds as edging. If you are going to select this particular type of garden edging, you must remember that you will not achieve the framing effect immediately. Unless you have chosen to put boundary into your yard with plants in the pot that can be purchased in the stores, establishing living type of edging will take up more time than you may want it.
Not all garden fencing types will work effectively on your garden.
Decor. Published at Thursday, October 25th 2018, 04:49:52 AM by Shelby G.
Although it may not be as easy as picking up a home decor catalog, you may be able to accomplish great country French living by careful planning, including your colors, textures, furniture and accessories. Don't have the budget for a household full of antique furniture? Don't worry, you can create the rustic, time-aged look with shabby chic furniture for much less.
French Country Decorating Ideas
Decor. Published at Thursday, October 25th 2018, 04:49:51 AM by Shelby G.
Finally, should you decide to go with wood for the fireplace surround, it is also important to determine what type of wood would be most appropriate. If you plan on staining the wood and want to bring out the natural beauty, going with oak or birch are the best bets. On the other hand, if you want a simple look and intend to paint the mantel you could go with a fireplace surround constructed of MDF.How to Choose a Good Wood Fireplace Surround
Technically, a fireplace surround is an architectural element which surrounds a fireplace, providing aesthetic and safety benefits. A fireplace with a fireplace surround can add a bit of romance to any room.
Decor. Published at Thursday, October 25th 2018, 03:49:53 AM by Shelby G.
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