Viewing entries posted in June 2013
The School of Life has collaborated with The Liminal Space
to curate a Tour of Designer-Makers of London's East End on
Saturday 27 July. Ahead of this special excursion we asked a
couple of our talented hosts some questions on the creative
This morning I checked my email within 4 minutes of waking
up. I have re-checked it countless times since. I have sent
seventeen text messages (including two during a lull in a
meeting). I have Skyped my brother in New Zealand. I
‘The great revelation had never come. The great revelation
perhaps never did come. Instead there were little daily
miracles, illuminations, matches struck unexpectedly in the
These lines from Virginia Woolf’s 1927 novel To the
Lighthouse startle and move me every time I read them.
Why does design matter? Because we ignore it at our peril.
Design is one of the most powerful forces in our lives,
which influences the outcome of almost everything we do,
often without our being aware that it has done so.
If the voters...
Jon Ronson joined us for a sermon on the topic of
humiliation. He is taking a break from his researches for a
new book on the topic. His investigations have led him to
meet those who have been humiliated, those who humiliate,