Tag Archives: neighbourliness

Break the modern day social etiquette and talk to strangers

It might seem like an iron-clad rule, but here are three places where it’s okay to go ahead and chat with a stranger.

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Crowdfunding and the relational economy: making it happen

In our last post, we talked about neighbourliness. There are lots of different ways that neighbourliness can manifest itself, and one of those is finding a connection with a great local business. Whether it’s a great coffee shop, butcher or even a local paper, these types of independent businesses can inspire a lot love, acting as community hubs and keeping money in the local economy. So what better way to show your support than by helping them to work their magic and create jobs in your neighbourhood? Continue reading Crowdfunding and the relational economy: making it happen

“The antidote to despair”: relational housing

Can creating opportunities for neighbourliness soften the blow of the housing crisis? Katharine Hibbert shows how to put two problems together to come up with a solution. Continue reading “The antidote to despair”: relational housing