We moved to Tewkesbury when I was eight. Daddy decided that as well as being a rep for Hadrian Paints & Synflat he and Mummy could run a shop. He rented a shop with accommodation at 77 Barton Street in Tewkesbury and Fords Decorative Supplies was born.
Writing is about thoughts, sometimes on the move, at other times up and down as well as sideways. At the end of its road, it might change its mind, go to the beginning or stall on the way back and forth. As dizziness sets in from the circling patterns, finally something of value and meaning emerges. Let us start.
Though there has been some writing and research about co-leadership of arts and cultural organisations, it mostly focuses on executive roles, which are often divided between artistic and operational roles. Pippa Warin thinks it's timely to consider the benefits of sharing the role of the chair of the board and to consider the contribution this can make to our understanding of a different approach to governance and leadership in modern cultural organisations.