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Hello. I’m Jacob Sam-La Rose. I’m the author of Breaking Silence and Communion. My working hours are distributed between poetry, literature in education, experiments with creative…

Barbican Poets showcase tomorrow, 6.30pm in the Pit Theatre at the Barbican. I’d like a full house for the poets, please- holler for a seat.

Barbican Poets showcase tomorrow, 6.30pm in the Pit Theatre at the Barbican. I’d like a full house for the poets, please- holler for a seat.

“…times change and things move on, and street photography is a record of that at ground level….”

“…times change and things move on, and street photography is a record of that at ground level. That is why it is so important to resist calls for it to be banned or controlled.”

Why street photography is facing a moment of truth | Art and design | The Observer

(via La Pura Vida)

Panton Street.

Panton Street.

Saw my first iPad today, courtesy of the Uni of Central Lancashire. I can wait for the London launch, but when they get here, first dibs.

Saw my first iPad today, courtesy of the Uni of Central Lancashire. I can wait for the London launch, but when they get here, first dibs.

At the London Book Fair – just finished speaking as a panellist on Diversity in Publishing. Wonder how the charter will be implemented…

At the London Book Fair – just finished speaking as a panellist on Diversity in Publishing. Wonder how the charter will be implemented…

I do believe that’s Noddy (Brick Lane). 

I do believe that’s Noddy (Brick Lane). 

Equality and diversity in publishing – what does it mean to you? http://bit.ly/dzPTHr

Equality and diversity in publishing – what does it mean to you? http://bit.ly/dzPTHr

“the most imaginative kids are often the trouble-makers” – Jonah Lehrer on classroom creativity… http://bit.ly/98pXr5

“the most imaginative kids are often the trouble-makers” – Jonah Lehrer on classroom creativity… http://bit.ly/98pXr5

Dang. Futurising looks hot. Can’t remember any creative recruitment festies this interesting when I was a graduate… http://bit.ly/a2T2TN

Dang. Futurising looks hot. Can’t remember any creative recruitment festies this interesting when I was a graduate… http://bit.ly/a2T2TN

Clearing out the inbox. Particularly tickled by the number of emails I’ve received that begin “I know you’re on holiday, but…”

Clearing out the inbox. Particularly tickled by the number of emails I’ve received that begin “I know you’re on holiday, but…”

Brick Lane.

Brick Lane.

Painted Word – back on 10/05/10, and they’re looking for new plays from emerging and established playwrights… http://bit.ly/bwC6rM

Painted Word – back on 10/05/10, and they’re looking for new plays from emerging and established playwrights… http://bit.ly/bwC6rM

“I’m not such a techno-triumphalist that I believe that the free and open internet will solve…”

“I’m not such a techno-triumphalist that I believe that the free and open internet will solve all our socio-economic problems. But I am enough of a techno-pessimist to believe that baking surveillance, control and censorship into the very fabric of our networks, devices and laws is the absolute road to dictatorial hell.”

Digital Economy Act: This means war – Cory Doctorow

O2 offers funding for young people (13-25) running community projects – Think Big… http://bit.ly/awbgzs

O2 offers funding for young people (13-25) running community projects – Think Big… http://bit.ly/awbgzs

Officially back to work tomorrow. However, most definitely not business as usual.

Officially back to work tomorrow. However, most definitely not business as usual.

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“Everybody is a genius. But, if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will spend its…”

“Everybody is a genius. But, if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will spend its whole life believing that it is stupid.”

Albert Einstein (via elicec) (via quote-book)

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