Wanted: home

We are looking for a working space in Camden or Brixton (or in between) for 2013 – we would ideally prefer a year-long lease but would be interested in a minimum of six months. (Since we pop-up for our events, the last thing we need is to be changing our office every couple of months.) […]


The gift of repair

Why not give the gift of a simple promise to help a friend or loved one repair something in 2013? You could either include this in a Christmas card, or present it with a gift as a “personal warranty” for the gift, or you could fold up and drop in a stocking. We’ll be handing […]

The Epson in question

Triumphing together against planned obsolescence

I am not a technical person. It may seem strange, being one of the founders of this project, but perhaps that is always what makes me good for this. The technical stuff not only frustrates me – it also really intimidates me, just like most people. When I first saw The Lightbulb Conspiracy, a documentary […]


Mapping a spontaneous, global movement

From London, we have been inspired by Holland, the US, Australia, Brazil, and now we realise that there are many more community repair and fixit groups than we ever knew of before… Milan, Barcelona, Finland, the list just grows. We decided the time has come to visualise this growing movement of repair! Mapping repair groups […]

hallelujah merry xmas

Celebrating our half-birthday – December parties!

Wow, time flies, we look at the calendar and we will have had over a dozen Restart Parties in our six short months of life. We’ve learned tons and met so many great people. And we’ve had so many “hallelujah” moments – like this one, in our very first Restart Party: We have three events […]