Some incredible speakers
Self-confessed ‘crush-addict’ Isabelle O’Carroll had our audience in fits of laughter discussing her theory on crushes. “Some people say that their crushes are so strong it prevents them from eating or even sleeping! But crushes can be such a powerful motivator making you change your life or a strong comforter in times of depression.”Other highlights during our third quarter included Alex Lambert’s gripping topic on creativity, ideas and technology, Inua Ellams’ insightful talk on mental health issues in men and Sabah Choudrey’s moving story on being a transgendered Muslim.
1. Tell us a bit about your background? I’m TEDxBrixton’s Project Manager. I spend most of my time getting everyone together, keeping everyone communicating and looking at how 2. everything fits together, big picture. As we’re a team of very busy volunteers who can’t always meet in person, I do my best to make sure everyone knows what’s going on around the team and everyone has lots of support.3. What’s your favourite thing to do in Brixton? I love exploring little, undiscovered bits of Brixton. Wondering around the little roads and alleys and taking in the sights, sounds and colours. I’m always stumbling upon awesome new spots such as Bookmongers book shop recently, now a firm favourite second hand book shop! One of my favourite things to do after a TEDx Brixton meeting is grab some lunch and sit in Windrush Square and watch the world go by.4. What’s your interpretation of this years’ theme ‘Kaleidoscopes’? To me, Kaleidoscope is about changing perceptions. You can look at the same thing from a number of different angles and get a new perspective, each as interesting, unique and beautiful as the last.5. What book(s) are you currently reading? What’s it about? As part of my book club (Rebel Book Club in London) I’m reading Doing Good Better by William Macaskill. Only just started it but it promises to be challenging book about making a difference in the world.6. What’s your favourite TED talk? So hard to pick just one! One of the shortest, most powerful talks I’ve seen recently is Drew Dudley – Leading with Lollipops. Such a great talk for showing us the impact we can have in the world.7. What’s your highlight from last year’s event? So many highlights, in particular Judy Claybourne’s talk stood out to me as fascinating, touching and eye opening.
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.
Follow Brie on Twitter: @brieboateng
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.
Decor. Published at Thursday, October 04th 2018, 15:00:59 PM 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.Add the Warmth and Inviting Rustic Look of French Country Decor
Decorating a home in French country decor is as popular today as it was hundreds of years ago in rural France. Today more and more people are redecorating or redesigning their homes to include some aspect of country French design.
Decor. Published at Thursday, October 04th 2018, 14:37:36 PM by Shelby G.
Here are a few quick tips before you get started on your own unique ornaments. Instead of making a pattern you can also use cookie cutters to get your desired shape to. These ornaments can be a little messy especially if your little ones are helping, so you will want to have Que tips on hand in case you squeeze out to much puffy paint on your ornament. Que tips are always great for those quick fixes. You can also use other materials instead of cork board to make your ornaments for example: felt, cardboard or even scraps of wood, no need to run out and buy some cork board if you don't have any on hand. Get creative and see what you have lying around the house you will be surprised at what you can find to make fabulous ornaments.
I found the easiest way to start was to make a pattern on paper first of what ever shape you want your ornament to be (circle, square, heart) or you could even make a snowman or Santa. Then cut out you paper pattern and trace it on the cork-board, now your ready to cut out your ornament. When cutting the cork board just be careful it breaks easily. Next punch a whole at the top of your ornament, this will be where you hang your ornament from. Now for the fun part, grab a bunch of puffy paints in all different colors and began decorating and designing your own unique ornament. Once the ornament is dry you can tie a piece of ribbon through the whole at the top, this will be your hanger.
Decor. Published at Thursday, October 04th 2018, 14:35:53 PM by Shelby G.
Suitable for girls and boys alike, a locker decorated with accessories from your favorite team is a great idea. You can get miniature posters, team photo frames or even magnetic wallpaper with your favorite team's logos.
Backyard. Published at Wednesday, October 03rd 2018, 15:34:58 PM by Shelby G.
Types of Wood
Apart from its other benefits, a fireplace surround is also important for the safety it provides. The surround can provide additional layers of fire protection, making the fireplace less dangerous and more enjoyable.
Backyard. Published at Wednesday, October 03rd 2018, 14:34:27 PM by Shelby G.
Some of these--crocks, jardinières and cookie jars--are massive enough to be secure against the elements in exterior container gardening.
Backyard. Published at Wednesday, October 03rd 2018, 14:21:50 PM by Shelby G.
Nowadays, the majority of the people are interested in using concrete for upgrading and beautifying their property. The most ideal thing about concrete is that you can put various shapes, colors as well as textures that could be easily crafted. This could get pretty resilient and simple to maintain providing you have properly applied the treatment. Use your freedom and creativity to design the best looking concrete patio designs.
Stamped concrete is yet another option. Virtually, everyone finds this type of design appealing, since these patterns are by far accessible. It is all about pouring the slab concrete onto the patio and then impressing various designs or texture before things get hard and dried up.
Backyard. Published at Tuesday, October 02nd 2018, 15:34:57 PM by Shelby G.
Common makes of fireplace mantels include wood, marble and stone. If you want your mantel to blend in perfectly, these are the things you need to consider:
Types of Fireplace Mantels
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