Reality needs imagination. Imagination can reveal truth or mislead. How can we tell which? Corroboration make us a community.  For me, social research and theory, policy analysis, drama, poetry and stories are all different ways of forming propositions about reality, and what to do about it.

Three streams:

Community development - a long-term perspective and current challenge

      For community development in the health system       see my work with colleagues at    

     For community development national and local 
      strategy see my work with colleagues at     

Shakespeare- a way of seeing political and emotional patterns across the plays. A book, two shows, a choice of talks and workshops.
Stories, poems, plays - public issues through personal prisms

Begun in 2016, looking backwards and forwards.

Shakespeare and Europe: the OFF plays
Picture: Speechless, by Aurora Spain
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