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Setting out in the Chilterns of Oxfordshire!

Setting out in the Chilterns of Oxfordshire!

The Harvest of ideas on what conditions act as an aid and what conditions act as a barrier to striking up conversation with a stranger: POSITIVE: Setting of permission, structure, genuine interest in the other, eye contact, rituals of meeting, visibly no threat, mutual vulnerability, shared experience (especially intense), point of contact/ shared interest. NEGATIVE: Intimidating/rude/eye contact/hoodies, cultural expectation,  signal of ignoring, social/class exclusivity, embarrassment/exposure/insecurity.

The Harvest of ideas on what conditions act as an aid and what conditions act as a barrier to striking up conversation with a stranger:
POSITIVE: Setting of permission, structure, genuine interest in the other, eye contact, rituals of meeting, visibly no threat, mutual vulnerability, shared experience (especially intense), point of contact/ shared interest.
NEGATIVE: Intimidating/rude/eye contact/hoodies, cultural expectation, signal of ignoring, social/class exclusivity, embarrassment/exposure/insecurity.

A community Badminton Tournament! I mowed the court....can you make out the squares I managed to get with the different settings!?? ;)

A community Badminton Tournament! I mowed the court….can you make out the squares I managed to get with the different settings!?? 😉

An evening on the terrace with Badminton and great company!

An evening on the terrace with Badminton and great company!

Communal dining at Braziers.

Communal dining at Braziers.

A musical interlude in the drawing room!

A musical interlude in the drawing room!

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