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fun things

A number of fabulous links have crossed my screen recently that I would like to share.

First, the City Repair projects! City Repair began in Portland OR, and has been picked up by a number of cities across the continent. The City Repair Project is group of citizen activists creating public gathering places and helping others to creatively transform the places where they live. Some of the fabulous projects they have manifested:

Ottawa has begun its own chapter, and City Repair Ottawa has accomplished some fantastic projects such as this gorgeous little public cob oven:

the free tea station:

and the book exchange


Frankly, I hope that the wild-harvesting guerrilla-gardeners group that is beginning here evolves into a community art and city repair project.

Here are a few more examples of amazing public art.  The Wooster Collective.  Check it out.
And…. how about this for a team building tool?

The Conference Bike!


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