Tim Gill is a well known voice in the world of play. I only came across him in the last 6 months or so and he’s been very helpful to me on a couple of occasions providing insights and suggestions you can only acquire after years of immersion in a subject. Yes, it seems that Tim is immersed in play. What a fine place to be. I’m reblogging this particular post because of the all important fun element. Thanks Tim, thanks New South Wales lads.

Rethinking Childhood

I hereby invite you to stop whatever it is that you’re doing, and enjoy 2’46” of pure, unadulterated fun. Here is a video of a group of teenage boys making the most of a forest lakeside spot in New South Wales.

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  1. Thanks for reblogging this Alex, and for the warm words too. It’s a great video, no? And an apposite response to my recent post picking up Kidshealth’s advice to parents on swing safety.

    • Just checked your photos from Australia. Looks like a great trip. What is that wee animal on your shoulder? Also, are lizards the size of that one on the tree common sites on beaches? Have a great week, Alex.

  2. Just on a wee break from work and back at it in a few moments. You’re welcome. Yeah, it is a great piece. I need to find something like this closer to home in Atlantic Canada. New South Wales would be wonderful too though. Cheers

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