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Day Four: Personal Space

I didn’t plan to spend yesterday out in Kings Heath talking to people, but it turned out to be hugely useful and rewarding. I read through my mission statement at the end of the day, this would be the mission statement that I wrote on Day One and revised on Day Two, and I realised […]

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Day Three : Talking Space

How many times a day do you talk to a stranger? If you work in a shop, a bar, a call-centre, a hospital, (and the list goes on) if your role at work is public facing (bus driver) then you will speak to strangers all the time, and they will speak to you (tour guide) […]

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Day Two – Head space

On Sunday I was on a train, travelling back to Birmingham from The Centre for Alternative Technology where I had been attending The Emergence Summit 2012. I was talking to a fellow delegate, who’s name I wish I had asked, who told me that; ‘Ideas need to be cut down regularly, like weeds.’ This was […]

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Our first mission

This is my first day as Head of Science here at the centre, although to be honest I’ve been told that my job title is a work in progress and may be revised in the near future.  The role is somewhat daunting, not only because my job description my vary wildly as a function of time, but […]

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Welcome to the Kings Heath Centre for Space Exploration!

We are interested in investigating what spaces we require for survival, fulfilment and happiness. Specifically, we are challenging our own assumption that as a family of five, we NEED a four bedroomed house. We are not developing any kind of vehicle or device for observing or traveling beyond our natural habitat and we would welcome […]