April 2023

Another mostly quiet month, with a little action towards the end of the month. Towards the end of the month we met up with Black Country Cohousing (BCCH), to share thoughts. Visions are similar, in that we both want to create inclusive groups. BCCH is particularly keen to cater to disabled people and folks inContinue reading “April 2023”

March 2023

Fairly quiet month. We re-established contact with Black Country Cohousing, who are interested in learning from our experience. I’m looking forward to a face-to-face meeting after the Easter Hols. We took our proposed banner out to Handsworth High Street, outside the library, to get some feedback on its artistic merits, intelligibility and appeal. Some greatContinue reading “March 2023”

November 2022

One of us went up to Sheffield (by train) to attend a set of presentations made by architectural students of Sheffield University. The program is run by Sam Brown, who was our advisor on behalf of West Midlands Urban Community Homes (wMUCH). It was a surprisingly entertaining day. The students are divided into 18 groupsContinue reading “November 2022”

September 2022

Hi folks, An interesting month. Tangentially, one of us attended a workshop on using Open Data for Green purposes. Fun. We also attended a briefing on the implications of GDPR (privacy law) for housing associations. Had another chat with someone interested in cohousing – and coincidentally bumped into a few former members at the sameContinue reading “September 2022”

August 2022

August was a quite month. We had a chat with someone who was interested in the idea of cohousing, had a couple of business meetings, and did a little work on updating our prospectus!