Play

LAURA COOK PHOTOGRAPHY

As children we innately know how to play. Looking back on my own childhood in the 1980s I remember hours spent making dens with my brother, ‘visiting Narnia’ with my friend Hannah or chasing around the park which doubled as a castle/battle field/desert island with my friends. As a child play came easily. Somewhere along the way we lose that ability to let our imaginations carry us. We become self-conscious. Suddenly we begin to worry that our flights of imagination might make us appear immature or ridiculous in front of our peers. Yet; as we look back as adults we miss those carefree days and begin once again to seek the spirit of play.

Children playing in Dulag, The Philippines. Racing hoops! Children playing in Dulag, The Philippines. Racing hoops!

I recently returned from a trip to the Philippines with All We Can. Visiting communities that were decimated just over a year and a half ago by Typhoon…

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