So, LBF comes and goes for yet another year and we are left reflecting on what we have learnt from this year’s fair. When my older daughter asked me how it had gone, I found myself replying with the words, “Revitalising and exhausting”. If she’d answered one of my questions like that, I’m sure I … More London Book Fair 2018: “Revitalising and exhausting”
Through our links with The Pelican Post, we’ve enjoyed some very enriching Ghanaian encounters which we have loved blogging about. However, it’s not the only collaboration which has allowed us to share our Conker House expertise with the schools of Ghana. Last summer, we embarked on our most ambitious project yet and felt very fortunate … More Conker House in Ghana: The Sabre Trust
I should be doing so many other things today and yet I just had to ignore all the noise and share my recent encounters with Malala. Malala Yousafzai is a figure we have all been familiar with for some time now, but I hadn’t quite appreciated the depth of her bravery, the strength of her … More Malala and How We Will Change the World
Back in May we blogged about an up and coming trip for a member of the Conker House team to Ghana to see the benefits and impact of ProjectKALA, an initiative run by The Pelican Post to improve access to native languages in African countries. The year then ran away with us somewhat, but it … More Conker House in Ghana: storytelling brought to life!
It has been Conker House’s absolute pleasure to work with you this year. We wish you a very Happy Christmas and we look forward to collaborating with you again in the New Year. We also wanted to update you on what we have been up to and welcome you to get in touch with any … More
One aspect of our work here at Conker House which has both surprised and delighted us is the range and breadth of material that we are immersed in. Our collaboration with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation has found us delving into topics as diverse as textiles, plastics and urban and agricultural regeneration. We have found their … More What’s in a hashtag? #NewPlasticsEconomy
It seems as though we’re working our way through the Waterstones Book of the Year Shortlist having discussed The Lost Words last week and moving onto The Book of Dust today. Before anyone gets too nervous about spoilers, don’t worry, there aren’t any here – instead of exploring the book itself, we wanted to investigate … More The Book of Dust