welcome

This blog documents the Perambulator project during my stay in Huntly throughout May 2014. It also includes a record of Perambulator New York, September 2018. Occasional updates on the wider project also find… Continue reading

Fort Greene and Long Island City 17th September

It’s my last day in New York and I travel to Fort Greene for a meeting. I consider the bus, but decide that folding the pram is more trouble than carrying up and… Continue reading

Long Island City 15th September

A small group meets at Flux Factory on Saturday morning for a walk around the neighbourhood. Straight away talk turns to how awkward it is to cross New York City with a stroller… Continue reading

Lower Manhattan 16th September

After the creative energy of my first few days; feeling invincible, strong, capable, I am now seriously tired. I start to look at the subway map for stations with disability access – and… Continue reading

Long Island City and Dutch Kills 14th September

I meet Bibi Calderaro at Flux factory in Queens to go for a walk together. We are multi tasking – checking my route for the walk tomorrow, and also walking Chris Green’s ‘Radically… Continue reading

Greenwich Village/Washington Park, 14th September

We head into Manhattan to meet up with a friend who is working in Greenwich Village. I arrive early, thinking that we’ll have a walk around the neighbourhood first. We come out of… Continue reading

New York mega drift 13th September

Day one in New York, having arrived on a night flight at 10pm the night before, Astrid woke at around 3am, thinking it was morning. We tried to stay quiet in the small… Continue reading

Perambulator Parade

Around 30 prams and pushchairs joined the parade, following the Perambulator banner up past the castle to the Linden Centre. We started to straggle out a little as we went along – held… Continue reading

Parade preparation

I began the day with a flag making workshop at the Wee Toots Messy Play group: 16 two and three year olds made hand prints onto cloth, which was then transformed into flags… Continue reading

Getting there with the banner…..

Looks like we might be lucky with the weather tomorrow! We’ll meet in the playground by the Nordic Centre at 1.30pm (after the Wee Toots Toddler Toddle) look out for the yellow banner,… Continue reading