We welcomed visitors from all over the UK
some for the first time and some regular TEDxBrixton fans who shared positive feedback about the event and revealed their own thoughts on the theme Kaleidoscopes.
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? 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.
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Garage. Published at Monday, October 08th 2018, 15:01:22 PM 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.
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.
Gazebo. Published at Monday, October 08th 2018, 15:00:42 PM by Shelby G.
All you need are some good gazebo plans and you can build your very own gazebo just the way you like it. This will also be much cheaper compared to buying a gazebo and you can also add any kind of furniture or accessories you want into the gazebo. A gazebo will definitely enhance the beauty of your backyard and raise the price of your property.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.
Decor. Published at Monday, October 08th 2018, 14:13:50 PM by Shelby G.
Wall Art - If you like to draw, unleash your inner artist and create you own work of art on your walls using a sheet of butcher paper and pastels or simply use some colored chalk and go wild! Since chalk easily washes off most surfaces you can be as creative as you want without damaging your walls.
Bed Risers - Use a set of bed risers or four cement blocks to create extra space for storing luggage, excess clothes, books etc.
Decor. Published at Monday, October 08th 2018, 14:13:48 PM by Shelby G.
A great way to have a strange room turn friendly and inviting would be to bring in a few plants. Not only will plants help you keep your indoor air quality up recycling the carbon dioxide, they will make everything look fresh and friendly too. Of course, you'll have to be sure that you water your plants properly and that you pick the right kind of plants for the level of sunlight they can get. You will have to also remember that when you go home for a vacation, you'll have to arrange for someone to take care of you plant watering at the right times.
While you're out shopping to move into your room, consider splurging on comfortable seating with lots of cushions. Nothing helps the atmosphere in a sterile dorm room like comfort and softness.
Garage. Published at Sunday, October 07th 2018, 15:01:20 PM by Shelby G. How to Make Sure Your Garage Floor Ideas Work
The way that your home is presented is a pleasure for all to see. You probably take a great deal of pride in its appearance and might even have invested in some great, tiled floors. You want these to shine every day and take your mop out whenever you get home, also ensuring that the grout is in the best condition possible. The problem is that whenever you step into your garage, you feel as if you're going out into the yard. You have to go in and out of there often, to go to the garbage bin, to do laundry or to go back and forth to the car. What you need are some garage floor ideas to clean it all up, so that you don't have to deal with all that dirt and concrete dust.
All of those keepsakes that you have accumulated over the years can find a new home. This will be very therapeutic for you. There's no need to move boxes from one place to another, as we all seem to do when we move from house to house. Open each box up and realize that you can do without what's stored inside.
Garden. Published at Sunday, October 07th 2018, 15:00:39 PM by Shelby G.
If you are worried that choosing garden edging from these online dealers will not allow you to inspect the products, they typically provide a clear image of the products for your reference. Sometimes websites also provide a sample formation of the edging around the yard. This way, you will see the result of a certain type of edging on a garden. This will also allow you to visualize the effect of that edging to your yard.
Decor. Published at Sunday, October 07th 2018, 14:13:46 PM by Shelby G.
Another great thing about frames made of paper is that they're safe for babies to play with
When you've cut the opening, you can then glue the two piece of paper together; making sure the corrugated part is on the outside. Note that you only need to glue three sides of the paper since the last side will be used to get the picture in. When this is done, you can now get creative with how you decorate the frame. Go with stickers, tiny objects, or printed captions - it's up to you.
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