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Angelo

Angelo

In the park, a stone’s throw away from where I live, is a pond. Surrounded by railings and shadowed by low hanging trees. During Covid, it’s been a treasured spot to be close to. Along with the gang of crows who patrol the perimeter with […]

Using your place at the table

Using your place at the table

In solidarity with everyone fighting racism, we’ve given our platform to Shauna Hutchison today. Shauna is a Resident Engagement Officer in one of the biggest Housing Associations in London and was voted Young Leader of the Year 2019. Read her call to action and plea […]

Wild Places

Wild Places

Robert MacFarlane set out on a journey to explore the “wild places” of Britain and map them. He speaks of a hidden valley on the Isle of Skye with a loch called Coruisk. Accessible from the sea after a day’s walk, a night in a […]

Desire

Desire

Early in the morning at the beginning of March when there was dew on the grass, I followed a trail of footprints, possibly paw prints from a badger or fox, in a diagonal line across the park from one corner to the other. The prints […]

Waterfalls of progress

Waterfalls of progress

During lockdown, my husband has been following a virtual fitness video. A keen swimmer, he’s been pining for his early morning lengths in the pool. Unsure of how he would cope with the class, he started in the low impact beginners class and was proud […]

Leading through the lens of a camera

Leading through the lens of a camera

How are you adjusting to leading through the lens of the camera? We’re all learning and for many of us, the curve is steep. Greg Smith is Company Secretary and Executive Director of Strategic Programmes at The Local Pensions Partnership. They’ve been home working for […]

Hosting

Hosting

St Thomas is a gloomy looking Victorian church in the depths of Southeast London. You’d be unlikely to walk past it unless you were heading directly there. Close by are estates of social housing, terraces of Victorian houses and if you know the area, a […]

Indigo’s 21st Birthday!

Indigo’s 21st Birthday!

It’s our 21st Birthday! Sarah started Indigo as Sarah Smith Associates in 1997. This October we’ll be celebrating at the Women in Housing Awards where Sarah’s been nominated as Best Consultant by our client Network Homes. We’ll be popping some corks and having a good […]

Telling your story

Telling your story

“It’s like everyone tells a story about themselves inside their own head. Always. All the time. That story makes you what you are. We build ourselves out of that story” Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind When was the last time you heard a […]