Photos from Swiss Cottage Library

We had a great turnout at Swiss Cottage Library – the foyer was an excellent space for a Restart Party, we hope to pop-up there again. Thanks to everybody for getting really involved in the repairs, for rolling up your sleeves. Our repair roll from Brixton was hard to maintain – we had some really […]


Our Midas moment in Brixton

Wow. Just wow. We left Transition Centre in Brixton after three (plus!) hours of repair last night and we had either improved or fixed everything that people brought. Everything! This was a first for us, and just reinforced how spontaneous and inspiring community events can be. You can sense it in our photo album. The […]


The Power of We, consumers of e-stuff

We have started to notice what we call an increasing ‘disquiet’ with the way we consume technology. The iPhone is the most common trigger for this feeling, but it is symbolic of greater unease with short lifecycle of e-stuff, sandwiched by concerns about production, supply chains and then disposal. You know it’s serious when one […]

Ugo and the Restart team work wonders on printers & laptops at The Repair Cafe at The Goodlife Centre

Participatory repair as an alternative to the throw-away society

The past couple of weeks have been really busy for us: we took part, presented and/or repaired things at a lot of inspiring events, such as the monthly ICT4D London Group, the Cause Meets Tech, the launch of The Great Recovery, Good for Nothing‘s social, the Transition Belsize Green Fair, the Repair CafĂ© at Goodlife […]