Covid Considerations: Caged bird turned freedom warrior
Kath Smythe knows we are all experiencing limits to our freedom right now. By sharing her experience of losing and re-finding her freedom, she wants to inspire all of us to think about what really matters and how we'll use our freedom once we get it back.
Covid Considerations: Weathering the storm of Covid-19
Clenton Farquharson shares his personal experience of lockdown whilst exploring how we are handling our emotions and looks to rebuilding the future with hope and courage.
Covid Considerations: self-organising for mutual aid
Becky Seale shares stories, dilemas, tips and reflections about self-organising from her experience as a member of a London Covid-19 mutal aid group.
Covid Considerations: Hungry Hippos
As a member of a Mutual Aid group in Wigan, Angela Fell explores how it feels like there's a 'feeding frenzy' going on with tension between a centralised, institutional response and a natural, resident led street response.
“I feel like I’m on the outside looking in”: treating regular patients during the coronavirus pandemic
Inflammatory bowel disease nurse Rachel describes how she's managing to support her patients during the pandemic, as well as her colleagues and her family.
Covid Considerations: A moment for pause and reflection
Rajwinder Kaur Cheema reflects on the shifts in mood, conversations and community she's noticed during this crisis, whilst raising key questions about how we value our public services and personal wellbeing.
Covid Considerations: Life and death in the midst of Covid-19
Cat Duncan-Rees explores what opportunites the coronavirus crisis might offer whilst navigating personal loss and seeing first-hand health and care systems being rapidly transformed.
Virtual meetings versus physical workshops
Video calls and virtual meetings are providing vital connections during the coronavirus crisis. Yet I believe we should not be afraid to say that virtual work meetings, are not that easy.
Guest Blog: Community Organising – Why is it the answer?
Local Councillor and former MP Laura Smith reflects on how community organising has never been more important or more powerful during this time of crisis.