Where Children Play

Monday, July 6, 2015
Freretown Community Primary School, Mombasa, Kenya
Bhakta Vidyashram, Kathmandu, Nepal
Stonyhurst College Lancashire, UK 
Nativity School, Los Angeles
Gram Panchayat School, Ludiya, Kutch, Gujarat, India
Shohei Elementary School, Tokyo
Emiliano Zapata Elementary School, Pachuca de Soto, Hidalgo, Mexico 

He Huang Yu Xiang Middle School, Qingyuan, China
Dechen Phodrang , Thimphu, Bhutan
Valley View School, Mathare, Nairobi, Kenya

Do you still remember your favourite school's playground? I have some really fond memories of making friends, chasing boys and getting to all kinds of mischief on our school’s playground!

So recently, when I stumbled upon James Mollison’s newest series, I got all nostalgic. James traveled across the globe capturing and documenting the diverse world of playgrounds. Some have grass and swing sets, while others are just plain concrete - but regardless of how rich or poor,  kids never seem to be bored, all they need is their imagination and friends to play with. Brilliant!

P.S: Rise and shine!
P.P.S: The hungry planet and from grandma with love.

(via Brain Pickings)


Anonymous said...

How different they are. I remember playing catch as a child with my pupils. Jill

Killara girl said...

I love the English one!!! I seriously have to move there!

Steph said...

I love all of these comparisons of people around the world how are lives are so drastically different yet unbelievable similar somehow. Have you seen Afar magazine's spreads that highlight some topic (ie - school lunches around the world) each month? Love those!

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