Based at Mind Andover, Ugly Duckling currently focuses on furniture repair and invited us to their first repair event to share our skills and learn from them. As we started fixing together it was easy to sense a growing level of excitement
We’ve put together our annual list of books that we are reading or are earnestly planning to read. Admittedly, this year everything does seem to touch on limits, contradictions and the end of consensus. We can’t fight the zeitgeist!
From Friday, 6 October to Sunday, 8 October, we will be hosting the first international Fixfest in London. People interested in fixing from all over the world — activists, designers, makers, tinkerers, and more — will be able to meet up and share experiences.
Mp3 players have two major advantages as a music-listening device over your phone: they have longer battery life and more storage. And with a bit of patience, you can make an old one better than new.
This month we are turning 5. That’s how long an average computer is used before it’s replaced. For us, the five year mark is just the beginning. But we cannot carry on without you. You can donate or show your support in other ways.