09 May '11, 6am

On becoming an honorary Gasketeer...

On becoming an honorary Gasketeer...

On becoming an honorary Gasketeer Receiving my certificate from Brian Harper, one of three Gasketeers who travelled to the Tagore Festival... On Saturday I did a talk at the Tagore Festival which I hope to get a film of up soon. Instead of using powerpoint, I told the story of Transition using different objects which different initiatives had sent me. It went really well, and was a really enjoyable way of doing it. One of the most substantial ‘props’ was a fully functioning Victorian gas lamp which the Malvern Gasketeers had brought all the way from Malvern that morning. My thinking had been that the crescendo of my talk would be to invite them onstage and that they would light the lamp for all to see. However, while setting up we were told that in order to light it we would have needed a licence from the local Council, so it remained unlit, albeit rather beautiful nonethe...

Full article: http://transitionculture.org/2011/05/09/on-becoming-an-ho...

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