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Time to Reconnect

At long last, after 3 years of youth work and 2-3 years of developing our ‘buddygroups’ online support platform, we’re now beginning to reinvigorate the Children’s Fire Movement (CFM). As part of the process of re-membering I was going back through some old CFM Facebook posts and this article by George Monbiot caught my eye – not only because I’ve recently …

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All my relations!

This beautiful video shares an example of the delicate, and profoundly important, relationships that form between species on planet Earth.

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Follow us, but please don’t ‘follow’ us!

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter, but whatever you do, please don’t ‘follow’ us!

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Back from an inspiring BigLunchExtras Camp

Just returned from a truly inspiring community building conference at the Eden Project, Cornwall. Big Lunch Extras is an offshoot …

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rEvolution, the Circle of Law and the Children’s Fire

rEvolution! A slightly different take on the process of revolution. This is an adaptation of an article published in the 2014 Winter Edition of the beautiful Barefoot Diaries – written by Antony Cholerton, founder of the Children’s Fire Movement.

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Russell Brand Interview with Jeremy Paxman

During this engaging interview with Jeremy Paxman Russell Brand calls for revolution!

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The Pale Blue Dot – Carl Sagan

The Pale Blue Dot by Carl Sagan – a beautiful perspective on our home, Earth.

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Matt Damon reads from Howard Zinn’s speech “The Problem is Civil Obedience”

Matt Damon reads from Howard Zinn’s speech “The Problem is Civil Obedience” (November 1970)

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Charlie Chaplin’s evocative speech from The Great Dictator.

Charlie Chaplin’s final, and highly emotive, speech from The Great Dictator.

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