Monthly Archives: December 2013

Taking a break over Christmas

I want to wish all my readers a very happy Christmas and fantastic New Year. I hope you get the ideas, dreams and stories for Christmas that you deserve and that you get your community organised in the New Year. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Formed by Our Story

I have been writing about storytelling and the importance of narrative to our lives for five weeks now. I have pointed to the importance of the way we frame our narratives, what memes we use to draw on wider cultural … Continue reading

Posted in Democracy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Uncovering The Story of Self

I’m in the midst of a series of posts about stories, storytelling and their important role in community organising. So far – here, here, here and here – I’ve considered the way story turns up just about everywhere, the nature … Continue reading

Posted in Democracy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Memes and Merchandising

As we enter Advent and our TV sets are filled with advertising for Christmas, the figure of Santa Claus looms large. The red clothes, white beard, round and cheery figure appears on everyone’s idealised Christmas list of symbols for the … Continue reading

Posted in Democracy | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment