NHS CSR volunteers at the Digital Drop-in

Zhané, Hardeep and Charlie - head and shoulders view against a plain white wall.

CSR = Corporate Social Responsibility – a formal name for the kind of volunteering that was a frequent feature of the 50+ Digital project before the COVID pandemic wrecked everything.

For the previous 10 years we had been hosting a stream of enthusiastic volunteers from city firms – mostly young, always very clever – sometimes individually, sometimes in small teams – and remarkably effective. Read more “NHS CSR volunteers at the Digital Drop-in”

Friday afternoon ‘Learn My Way’ group wraps up

The final session of the Friday afternoon ‘Learn My Way’ group, featuring most of the learners who were present.

The afternoon didn’t work out as we had planned (explained on Learn My Way No Entry) — but we found other things to do, and everyone went home feeling happy that they had contributed to the project objectives. Read more “Friday afternoon ‘Learn My Way’ group wraps up”

R.I.P Gifty Naa Dk – musician, performer, fire-eater, hair stylist, street food artist

Head and shoulders portrait of Gifty

Gifty passed 16 February 2023

Two Gifty podcast episodes on Radio Together

Gifty’s post-pandemic message

Mama Gifty’s Kitchen: Real Food, Cooked with Love

Gifty Naa Dk in her street kitchen. Background slogan - Real Food, Cooked with Love.
Gifty Naa Dk serving food in her street kitchen. Background slogan - Real Food, Cooked with Love.

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Gifty Naa Dk, Sue Jarvis and friends – in St Mary’s Secret Garden – 9 September 2020.