When was the last time you... had enough of an attention span to read fiction? READING covers all things literary for lovers of books, bookshops and libraries.
Young W is a resource for your offline life.
We help you reduce screen-time by making more space for arts and letters in your life and directing your attention, time and energy towards offline cultural experiences and creative interests.
Here is how to get started:
Young W covers the nine pillars of arts & letters:
reading, writing, paper, art, performance, poetry, cities, society and language. We offer inspiration about new activities you can try and present new ideas about creative pursuits you already love. We are still a little bit 'under construction', as we are only just getting started. When was the last time you...
...used a typewriter? WRITING covers creative writing, publishing, typewriters, fountain pens & other writing instruments, plus ink.
…sent a paper letter just to say hello? PAPER covers all things stationery for lovers of calligraphy, bookbinding, letterpress and paper arts.
...were blown away by a sculpture? ART covers all things visual arts for lovers of painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, film and design.
...experienced a play live with a crowd of strangers? PERFORMANCE covers all things performing arts for lovers of theatre, opera, dance and music.
...were moved by the words in a poem? POETRY covers spoken word, oral storytelling and, of course, all things poetry.
...learned something new about the history of your neighbourhood? CITIES covers architecture, urban planning, history and public art in both cities & suburbs and towns & rural areas.
…read a daily print newspaper? SOCIETY covers public discourse, journalism, media literacy, civic engagement, archives, history and the key questions of our time.
What we do
We are all about providing ideas for things that might interest you, either to discover something new or to re-discover something you already used to love. We want to help you find creative pursuits, activities, hobbies, products, brands, shops, artists, thinkers, books, ideas, organizations, businesses, classes and events - all the places, people and supplies you may need to make your offline life flourish.