Conversare – essences and explorations

August 31, 2016 |  by  |  Uncategorized  |  No Comments

Becoming ever clearer to me and my associates is that there are diverse essences and associated experiences in – and implications of - Conversare ‘to turn or to dance together’ events. These can be distilled into the excitement of being enlightened, exhilarated and even enlarged by the sheer enjoyment of being thoroughly engaged in enlivening conversation. In which everyone present is a full participant, everyone gives of themselves to be immersed in ‘the dance’. How does that sound to you? Does something deep inside you resonate with these thoughts? More practically <smile> is that Converare has been well explained, in this way: “It provides...

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Conversare – beyond and ahead

July 31, 2016 |  by  |  Uncategorized  |  No Comments

“You never change things by fighting existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” “Conversation is the greatest of the arts.” Both from Buckminster Fuller During the month of July 2016 I have been away from Adelaide, spending time in Hong Kong, England and France. In each of these I have had experiences of, and/or had insights into, the potential value of a Conversare kind of social event to bring about wholesome changes on how people relate to each other. And have connected to key people who appreciate that purpose, place - and associated context - are critical...

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Conversare – seeing and experiencing is believing

June 28, 2016 |  by  |  Uncategorized  |  1 Comment

Do you sense that people from any background coming  together at a hosted event to have a meal with a stranger in a place in which everyone treats each other with respect -  and everybody present participates fully -  is an idea whose time has come? For just what this novel and enjoyable way of socialising looks like, with strong support for it from the management of a place where it is now well under way, see this brief documentary. Interesting? Looks to be enjoyable? People having lively face to face (f2f)  conversations? Somewhat different from ‘insubstantial Facebook connectivity’? An adventure? What about...

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Conversare – Make Conversation great again

May 29, 2016 |  by  |  Uncategorized  |  No Comments

Do you sense a familiar ring about this title?  <smile> It does suggest that we have lost something. And that we humans have more connection to lose than potential gain. It is also aspirational. We all want to be better, or to make our connections better. Do you ever think that what is really missing in your life is deep and meaningful – and enjoyable and fun – conversation? Here’s what this post could have been entitled: Conversare - To experience rich conversation in safe, welcoming places Perhaps this ‘naming’ and these ‘reminders’ below will bring this to your consciousness and enable you to better appreciate...

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Conversare – we are all in this together

April 30, 2016 |  by  |  Uncategorized  |  No Comments

See here for forthcoming Conversare in the Market events. Everybody who feels that they are eligible for a concession ticket is welcome to have one. You like minded spirits who follow this blog will likely appreciate that the new kind of dining events in the Adelaide Central Market at night are proving to be both popular and highly enjoyable.  And understand why several ‘stalwarts’ choose  to keep returning  for more! For you who are are new to this site, see here for just what Conversare is. From this you may come to recognise both what happens when all who come mix freely...

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