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Down the Lane: Socialising and Socialisation

Most Saturday mornings we have a family visit to Dojo Bakery in Braidwood. I was particularly aware of it being a family occasion this Saturday. My...

Playing, Building, Flourishing

I listened to Radio National's Future Tense program this morning. By good fortune I heard Daniel Donahoo talk about the Robots in School project. I was...

From Gambol to Gamble and Back Again

I have been thinking about gambling and drinking recently. Not as personal life choice but ... I have been wondering what I can do to support...

Openness and Curiosity: Oceans Apart

Yesterday my wife Sue received an alert to an Economist blog post about James Heckman. James had given a talk at the Centre for Economic...

Play and Playfulness

I have written a good deal about play and playfulness in this blog. In June I wrote about Sliding to Catch a Train and...

Play and Display

Two items this week have prompted me to think again about Gregory P. Stone's distinction between play and display (American Sports: Play and Dis-Play,...

Play: Sliding to Catch a Train

Last year I wrote a post about playfulness inspired by an installation at the Odenplan train station in Stockholm. Seven moths later I have...

Hometown Memories 1: Buckley in the 1950s

Dean Shareski was my most recent prompt to think about hometown memories. In his post he points out that: Inspired by Doug Peterson, who...

"We stand most securely when we stand connected"

Stephen Downes' OLDaily (23 March) led me today to a detailed post by Mark Pesce, The Unfinished Project: Exploration, Learning and Networks. I was...

Playfulness

One of the delightful aspects of sharing ideas is that others reciprocate in sharing. Today I received a YouTube link from a colleague that...