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Hello and welcome to "How To Be Hopeful" - a non fiction podcast about why hope is important, and how to find and nurture hope particularly in difficult times. Its about finding hope for ourselves, our communities and the world, and about exploring all the ways we can do this.
This whole first series was recorded in Deptford, SE London, during the lock down. In this one I chat with the amazing Stella Duffy, who does many wonderful things including being co-director of Fun Palaces, an annual festival of creativity in the community. They say: "We believe in the genius in everyone, in everyone an artist and everyone a scientist, and that creativity in community can change the world for the better.
Stella and I chatted about connectivity, the importance of play, the "people in the community who are doing amazing things day in day out and always have been... " and her project #tinyrevolution
If you'd like to find out more about Stella and Fun Palaces go here:
My book "How To Be Hopeful" published by Elliot and Thompson is due out September 2020. This podcast series is a chance for me to chat again to some of the people who I interviewed for the book, as well as some people who I didn't have the chance to. I hope you enjoy it.
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