Monthly Archives: December 2011

Great reading from 2011

As the year draws to a close, I thought I would take the opportunity to pick out a few books that have made an impression on me this year. I have of course been community organising since October but before … Continue reading

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Organising on the Aylesbury?

It’s easy to condemn a place by reputation. There is no doubt that the Aylesbury estate in Walworth suffers from ‘estatism’. Built between 1963 and 1977 as one of the largest public housing estates in Europe and offering spacious and … Continue reading

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Hope and faith in a dismal world

What do you say to a man who says we are all going to hell in a handcart? For this householder, no one could do anything to improve Walworth, the estate around him or his even own street. After some … Continue reading

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