Posts Tagged: East London

What’s in a role?

By Fran Plowright and Bianca Manu I have recently been pondering precisely what is it that makes a successful mentor/ mentee relationship work? As a friend and colleague – who runs her own mentoring programme for women Angel Investors in the waiting pointed out over lunch, ‘the thing that busy mentors hate the most, is… Read more »

young people and the olympics

So many things to be proud of the SMJ’s for of late. Not least Joe Mason who’s photos of the interface between Olympic Park and the local community caused quite a stir when he posted them in a recent blog post. They’re now on display at The Freeword Centre  at their recently opened exhibition Politics… Read more »

This is it..

So, this is it. Just 196 days to go. We’re on the home straight. All those preparations, all the building, all the talk, and now we’re in it, 2012! the year which, like 1908 and 1948, will go down in British History. ‘Where were you when?” will be the FAQ and the SMJ’s will be a… Read more »

Coming to a shed near you soon ..

The SMJ’s have not gone fishing .. but are all mainly heads down focussing on GCSE’s at the moment .. We will be back, so do watch out for lots of summer action, festival programming, blogs, podcasts, an exciting residency at the School of Olympic Research with Charlie Tims and his Biglop Fest at A New Direction…. Read more »

Olympics Tickets go on Sale. Responses from the SMJ’s ..

With the tickets for the 2012 Games going on sale last week, the SMJ’s were asked to comment on what they thought about the Games in general and whether they themselves or any of their family and friends were going to buy any tickets? Here are some of their responses: Nathan Hanson: 15 My name… Read more »