Regaining the lost art of being neighbourly in Croydon

Posted on June 15th, by Jonny Rose in Politics & Society. 4 comments

Jonny Rose has some suggestions for you and your nearest

Do you like your neighbours? Do you even know your neighbours?

I do – but then, I’ve had the luxury (and lack of imagination) to live in the same street for over twenty years. Others haven’t been so lucky.

The breakdown of neighbourliness

The scale of isolation in many of Britain’s … Read More »

Cogito Ergo Sum: Croydon and the death of the ‘Big Idea’

Posted on April 7th, by Jonny Rose in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

Jonny Rose takes aim at postmodern cynicism, unimaginative councils, and boring Croydonians

Whatever happened to the ‘big idea’?

Once upon a time, an idea could ignite fires of debate, incite revolutions and fundamentally change the ways we look at and think about the world.

An idea could penetrate the general culture and make celebrities out of thinkers: Albert Einstein, C.S. Lewis, Germaine Greer, Ayn Rand, Carl … Read More »

Inter-religious group runs event to promote reflection on faith, forgiveness and freedom

Posted on May 9th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

Tomorrow, the International Association of Religious Freedom (British Chapter) will run an inter-religious worship event at the Croydon Unitarian Church. Through presentation and discussion, the event will explore themes of faith, belief freedom and forgiveness. It features a series of prominent speakers, including humanists as well as religious people.

Time: Saturday 10th May 2014,  10am for 10:30am – 3:30pm

Location: Croydon Unitarian Church

Entry: A £5 offering is requested at the door (or your £15 IARF … Read More »