Hi there, Just to say that there are now 124 people in Manchester Ragged University. The idea is simple and started five years ago from the realisation that I [Alex] – and some friends [Jes, Grant and Will] – enjoyed meeting in a pub (Rochester Castle, London) and getting the chance to spraff (chat 😉 about what had grabbed our attentions. We enjoyed sharing knowledge, and it was always an enlightening exchange… and a fun one.
The idea grew, and you see the events which have run to date. Over time more people got involved and stuff grew. The website came together, we got a Facebook, a Twitter, etc, because different people did different things because that was where they got their kicks. Time passes, and people are drawn into different things. For me, life is like crossing an iceflow; opportunity is a fine thing and it is not always easy to be able to commit to the things I would like to do… I personally run the events in Edinburgh. Read more