Often online activity seems to draw us away from our physical neighbours.
It has a reputation for doing so as we spend hours in front of our computers communicating with people across the globe, but rarely actually walk our own streets and knock on doors to say hi.
Sometimes this isn’t the case…social media can really connect us to the people who live around us. But more often than not it seems to connect us with people who don’t live in our parish or local area.
Check this initiative – it’s a website that (1) helps the environment and (2) means you MEET your neighbours. Brilliant.
This video explains it all:
Their website is: http://www.streetbank.com if you fancy checking it out. It seems like a great initiative and hopefully more will be done along these lines to use technology to connect us both digitally and physically to those around us.