community / culturemaking / hostipitality / house/home / reading / urban

Art and housing

“The loosely associated group of crashers who frequent Napoleon’s guest house: touring musicians, bored kids with nowhere else to go or nothing else to do, and anyone whose job isn’t really a job (like “painter”) have agreed that the key should remain under the mat – the first place any desperate individual would look – … Continue reading

chickens / class / fetishism / friendship / hostipitality / house/home / men / privilege / solidarities

I wanna take you home, I wanna give you children

Friends of mine and I were talking about something we’d seen on the telly the other day. We were taken aback by a straight couple’s story of ‘failed maternity’, a woman’s desire at age forty to have a child after having panned the idea as a younger woman, and her devastation at the impotent outcome … Continue reading