July 17, 2016

Empathy and its influence on Duty of Care

In the past week the NSW government has shut down the Greyhound Racing industry in light of widespread overbreeding, injury, […]
May 17, 2016

Why kids getting access to play in our neighbourhoods is important to our sense of community

Last week I applied for a travelling fellowship to do further research and study overseas in the area of Street […]
February 3, 2016

What really is Australia’s ‘Best Playground’ and is it important?

I was dismayed to come across while doing research yesterday a new competition on the Australia Institute of Landscape Architect’s […]
January 29, 2016

State of Play in 2016

The beginning of the new year is always a time to ponder is it not? We have a little more […]
January 14, 2015

Gumboot fun!

Ok, this summer in south / eastern Australia hasn’t quite been summer as yet…..instead, LOTS of rain! So why are […]
January 10, 2015

Are playgrounds designed for adults or kids?

As I was researching for ‘How To Grow A Playspace’, a wise colleague pointed me in the direction of an […]
December 3, 2014

Bricolage Design has a new address….

As of December 2014 Bricolage Design can now be reached at the following address: PO Box 5505, Ballarat Victoria AUSTRALIA […]
November 28, 2014

Mindfulness about Adult Decisions on Children’s Matters

Over the past few days Australia has been in mourning. A young, healthy and talented cricketer by the name of […]
October 16, 2014

Beyond the Bubble Wrap – New research findings from VicHealth

VicHealth have today announced the release of their new research report Beyond the Bubble Wrap; Understanding parents fears in allowing their […]
September 30, 2014

A new urban ‘National Park’ in London…a good idea?

Its a novel idea, but one that I think has interesting legs. When we think of ‘national park’ we conjure […]