The Summer of Love

Susanne TaylorUncategorized

Source: Street Wisdom   Little did I know that our Sunday tour in Munich coincided with an annual event of commemoration of the church, so that in various nieghborhoods, including the one we wandered in, roads were closed in order to accommodate processions of priests, musicians, and people. Though none of us were religious, it left each of […] … Read More

Walking is… revolutionary

Philip CowellUncategorized

Source: Street Wisdom The slogan sprayed on Paris walls in the barricades of revolutionary 1968 went: “Beneath the streets, the beach!” This was not a deckchair insurgency. It was a literal reference to the sand the students found underneath the cobblestones they hurled at the police in their quest to alter the fabric of society. The roots lie […] … Read More

Street Wisdom at Normal? Festival of the Brain

Rachel CrowtherUncategorized

Source: Street Wisdom At the core of Street Wisdom is the idea that every moment is extraordinary, and each street full of inspiration. With an open mind, comfy shoes and clothes fit for the weather, the streets can provide answers to a myriad of questions. All we have to do is ask. The post Street Wisdom at Normal? Festival of the … Read More

The Power of Impossible Goals

Esperide AnanasUncategorized

Source: Street Wisdom When I chose to go to live in Damanhur 26 years ago, one of the things that struck me the most was the importance everyone gave to dreams. Dreams as night dreams as a form of dialogue with oneself, or special insight or even as the ability to interact with different dimensions of reality; and […] … Read More

Walking is… free

Philip CowellUncategorized

Source: Street Wisdom Something I love about Street Wisdom is that it’s free. In a world where everything seems to have a price tag, it’s just really refreshing. As the Street Wisdom line goes, “you don’t pay fees, you pay attention”. But what does it mean to be free? I was recently in Los Angeles – the city […] … Read More

The Beauty of Connection

Sarah StormUncategorized

Source: Street Wisdom It wasn’t just our Street Wisdom event who had arranged to meet outside the Albert Halls last Wednesday afternoon. A lady in blue, carrying a bunch of flowers, had arrived as we were busy with our tuning up exercises and shared a brief conversation with one of our participants. He said later that this was the second […] … Read More

Climate (quick) Change

David PearlUncategorized

Source: Street Wisdom Last time we held an event in London’s Spitalfields market it was the coldest day of the year. Real stamp-your-feet and stick-your-fingers-in-your-mouth-prevent-frostbite cold. Mark even had to retreat to the West Country with a shovel to dig his family out of the snowdrifts. (Tomé Morrissy-Swan from the Telegraph was one of those not deterred by […] … Read More

Spring in Munich

Susanne TaylorUncategorized

Source: Street Wisdom Spring is always a great time to walk around the streets. And when the weather is warm and sunny, it’s a bonus. We gathered in a lovely little marketplace called Elisabethplatz and from there wandered the streets enjoying all the birdsong, flowering trees (those with pollen allergies didn’t seem to suffer too much) and warm […] … Read More

Walking is… photography

Philip CowellUncategorized

Source: Street Wisdom “Is it OK if I take photos?” During Street Wisdoms, people slow right down, paying attention to the streets around them in a deliberate way that encourages fresh answers to old questions. “Of course!” I said to her. We normally recommend turning phones off, but this participant clearly wanted to use her phone to enhance […] … Read More

The World Wide Wander 2018

Rachel CrowtherFeatured, Uncategorized

Source: Street Wisdom We are very excited to announce our second World Wide Wander taking place Friday 14th to Sunday 16th September. This annual event is a chance to bring individuals together from all over the world for a weekend of wandering and wondering. It’s a chance to bring our global network together to strengthen communities, find wisdom […] … Read More