This month’s tea party was an exciting workshop based around some different mathematical objects which can be made with origami. Dr Nicolette Rattenbury of the School of Computing, Mathematics and Digital Technology at Manchester Metropolitan University was leading the workshop, and it was obviously a very popular theme, since the workshop was very well attended. We had a full house, and every table was packed with girl geeks ranging from kids up to big kids, eager to have a go at making things out of paper.
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Writers Forum Workshop (North) is a space for poets practicing experimental techniques to meet, road-test works-in-progress, give and receive feedback, and just otherwise generally swap ideas.
On Wednesday, 9th March, the Manchester Girl Geeks got together at Manchester’s MadLab for a talk and dinner to celebrate (belatedly) the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day. Along with hundreds of other similar groups around the world they sat down for an evening of talks by geek women, passionate about their subjects, to share stories and to make new friends!
“How do you eat an elephant?”, goes the African proverb. “One bite at a time.” Like a great many people, I find the Big Society agenda is not really my cup of tea. Still, I am sure there are better ways of making my voice heard than donning my Grandad’s tin hat and declaring full-scale war on Nick Clegg. Saturday’s event at MadLab seemed like a good place to start.