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People living a life they love- a journey to finding a home and self-expression

BY LAUREN BLISS MERRITT
@ VOL 21 ON NOV 23, 2014

Lauren Merritt explains that we shouldn't focus on fixing things. Through her inspiring experience in Central Africa and in her home, she learned that we should just do what we love and others will follow

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Universal Grey Matter

BY JULIE FREW
@ VOL 21 ON NOV 23, 2014

“I love brains — not in a zombie sort of way — I love discovering how they work.”

Occupational therapist Julie Frew explores a thought: science can be interpreted as very bleak, but also full of hope. She draws parallels between the human brain and our vast universe.

"Presentation of the Day" on January 27, 2015.

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The afterlife of the utilitarian I: ways and meads [sic]

BY JOHN CLEMENS
@ VOL 21 ON NOV 23, 2014

Botanic Gardens curator John Clemens muses over the past, present and future lives of the paths we walk. As John explores the foot paths of Gardens and parks, he contemplate the meaning behind them. 

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Falling through the rabbit hole

BY JOHNNY GIBSON
@ VOL 21 ON NOV 23, 2014

Festival director Johnny Gibson talks about how creating events is about making a full immersive temproary experience, not unlike entering into an alternative world... 

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Modern Living

BY SOPHIE BANNAN
@ VOL 21 ON NOV 23, 2014

Fne arts masters student Sophie Bannan recreates the Modern Living architecture tour of 1969 in 2014, a tour of modernist residental architecture. Her inspiring tour tells the stories and architecure of many historical houses. 

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Courage for creativity

BY NIC HETHERINGTON
@ VOL 21 ON NOV 23, 2014

Exchange Christchurch event coordinator Nic Hetherington speaks of the courage it takes to be creative and the people who support that creative exchange. She also present the inspiring and postive community in the Exchange.

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Studio Christchurch: CityUps

BY UWE RIEGER
@ VOL 21 ON NOV 23, 2014

Architectural professor and head of Studio Christchurch Uwe Reiger showcases CityUps, a temporary future city created by over 200 architecture students as part of Christchurch's Festival of Transitional Architecture (FESTA).

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The Story of Sheep

BY ABIGAIL WALSH
@ VOL 21 ON NOV 23, 2014

Abigail Walsh tells us a story of sheep, and his best friend bird. We also hear about elephant, a retired mountain guide who sheep desires to meet. Abigail tells us how her story came to life, and how it was interwoven with her own. 

"Presentation of the Day" on January 14, 2015.

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Real Food

BY ALESHA BILBROUGH-COLLINS
@ VOL 21 ON NOV 23, 2014

Chef Alesha Bilbrough-Collins explains the importance of real food on our health and environment. After her own experiences with chemical posioning she shows how what we put in our bodies really affects how we live our lives.

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The Power of Art

BY SARAH SCOTT-WEBB
@ VOL 21 ON NOV 23, 2014

Sarah Scoot-Webb is a creative abolitionsit with Hagar International. She shares a few stories from childern she has worked with, and how using art, they have found freedom and creaive expression, as well as a second chance life. 

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New Zealand's Bestiary

BY PHILLIP ARMSTRONG
@ VOL 20 ON AUG 28, 2014

Beastiary is a book that describes animals one by one. Phllip Armstrong and colleagues created New Zealand's first beastiary and here he talks us through it.

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Bookwallah: travelling libraries on Indian trains

BY NIC LOWE
@ VOL 20 ON AUG 28, 2014

Nic Lowe tells us about the travelling library he carried across India with other fellow writers. Sharing the adventures that both Inidan and Austrailian writers expeirenced. Riding the trains, and experiencing tough conditions, different ideas, and making friends along the way. 

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