June 1, 2022

One of the joys of working on the Parks for Health project (and there were many) was feeling part of a team. The respect for each other of the Camden and Islington green spaces officers, their public health colleagues and partners from the VCSE and health sectors was manifest from the outset. Partly this was

December 10, 2021

One of the most powerful ideas to emerge from Future Parks Accelerator initiative Parks for Health is the transformative potential of ‘Yes’. If permission not prohibition becomes the default position, what would this mean for local residents? How could saying ‘yes’ help achieve the vision of Camden and Islington’s parks as welcoming, happy and healthy

May 10, 2021

‘There’s an innate health and wellbeing response to looking in to the eyes of a cow.’ On Tuesday morning, I dashed to Kentish Town City Farm to make a donation and claim some of their superb manure for my allotment. Under COVID-19 restrictions, you can’t get past the farm gate without pre-booking (though there is still a