September 16, 2016

Magical Places to Play

As a child cubby building was one of my favourite occupations. I recall especially one summer holiday when I was […]
August 12, 2016

What about the under 3’s?

Ever been to a local playspace with your toddler to find that the surfacing is impossible for them to walk […]
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 […]
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 […]
November 11, 2014

The Magic of Play and the Humble Cardboard Box

This past weekend 2 friends and I got together to run a local arts project for kids and their families […]
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 […]
September 22, 2014

‘Play and Plants’ – Garden Common Presentation

Here’s a snippet of the presentation given to locals at the Garden Common yesterday in Clunes, which was the final […]
September 22, 2014

An inspiring ‘Edible’ Playspace

I gave a talk yesterday in the picturesque Victorian town of Clunes to a small, but dynamic group of locals. […]
December 4, 2012

Child Friendly Neighbourhoods in Frankston

Here’s a lovely review I came across in Victoria Walks (a terrific publication on all things ‘walking’ in Victoria) on […]