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Garfield Weston

Beyond relieved and super excited to report that the Trustees of the Garfield Weston Foundation have awarded eQuality Time £7,500 for the White Water Writers project. It’s been a hard few months for eQuality Time – schools and funders everywhere are having to reduce budgets and make hard decisions between projects like ours and making […]

New Release Notes: The Open Voice Factory Enhancements

We’re delighted to announce a bundle of updates to The Open Voice Factory that will enhance user experience and functionality, particularly in relation to feedback, error handling, and usability. Notable Enhancements 1. Improved User Feedback and Logging The most obvious change is the upload page now has a progress bar so you can see how […]

IMPS3 Update

Some updates to IMPS3 that leaders should know about. Germinate Speed Germinations were taking quite a long time. They are now back down to 4 seconds or so now that I’ve cleared out the database. Germination Safety Historically IMPS3 was extremely paranoid about overwriting work. If you wanted to start a camp with slug “happy” […]


I put up an internal project on Github at It’s been getting a reasonable amount of use internally and I took some time today (more than I intended) to tidy it up for public sharing. There isn’t really a long term plan for it (it breaks down large tasks in a way that is […]

Site Migration

This last week I finally moved the website away from Dreamhost. It’s taken a remarkably long time but has been extremely beneficial. Part of the problem was that we were using Dreamhost to do lots and lots of different things, and many of those programs shared domains or filespace. Picking it apart was tricky. […]

Scaling up in Glasgow and Garfield Weston Report

Last year we received funding from Garfield Weston and The School Library Improvement Fund to scale up our work in Scotland. We focused on secondary schools in the Glasgow area – and produced these amazing novels! In the process we trained up new camp leaders and worked with a wide range of new schools. Our […]