I am interested in emotional and affective attachments to place. I have a professional background managing community and urban regeneration projects (2006-18) including community asset transfers, landscape architecture, and local economic development. My PhD research focused on the post-war environment: industrial renewal, increased private motor vehicles and semi-detached suburban living. The includes a film from ESRC Festival of Social Science 2019 and final thesis Pursuing the Post-war Dream (2020). My “essay Learning to walk (again) and engage with places” was published in Places for Life II by the Design Commission for Wales. For 2021 I am presenting my research to the British Sociological Association, Royal Geographical Society and also convening a symposium which linking ageing to human geography at the British Society of Gerontology.