Referendum cafe meets tea and cake

I’ve just come back from “Tea and Cake: A chat about #whatnowscotland” a great session hosted at the Referendum Cafe on it’s last day as democratic hub organised by the energetic Kim Simpson. A splendid effort by the Referendum Cafe’s lead, Lizzie Smith whose determination to bring politics to the pavement never wavered, nor did the support of Katherine Mackinnon in the process. The event had some ground …

sarah@wearesnook.comReferendum cafe meets tea and cake

Does the art school have social value?

This post was written in response to Loki’s video entitled: What makes the Art School more valuable than YOUR school? Loki – I’ve taken to write this because I felt compelled to address a few points made in your video. To begin with, I 100% agree there is a social inequality in our society; a class problem with many issues …

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Funding feedback and growing an entrepenurial spirit

Scotland, I love you. I want to stay and make Scotland a place I want to live and work in, and others do too.  It needs new perspectives, fresh thinking, aspirational people with ambition.  This cultural diaspora I’m talking about will need nurturing.  Scotland has a long (and proven) history in recent times in lacking confidence.  I’ve debated on whether …

sarah@wearesnook.comFunding feedback and growing an entrepenurial spirit