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February 18, 2020

If you were wondering what the benefits of walking were, look no further than our discussion today at Church of Nzarene where we are starting all of the Ardwick Art Walks:

 Today's session covered the basics of Walk Leadership for our Artists and Volunteers, before the...

February 14, 2020

Light changes everything.

In photography the same subject can look completely different in different lights.

When we set ourselves a brief to photograph something or somewhere, or someone we sometimes have to be very patient to wait for the circumstances to come together...

February 11, 2020

Today was our first Ardwick Art Walk - on Photography led by Rae.

Despite the last gusts and hail of Storm Ciara a small group of us still stepped out on our first walking activity. 

Heading out from the new drop-in at Church of Nazarene we walked down Plymouth Grove loo...

February 4, 2020

There are various conversations going on at the moment in Manchester about finding Nature-Based-Solutions to Urban Resilience... What this means is that Manchester, like all towns and cities is facing a crisis in the face of increased climate change (bringing more extr...

February 4, 2020

TLC Art Walks in Ardwick: Nature Resilience

Join us to discover our new drop-in venues and art studio in Ardwick

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We will walk together using four different routes over the four walks looking for signs of nature resilience in the urban environment. Each walk will be lead...

January 28, 2020

We had a fabulous workshop today with Clare and Rosie from RHS - Clare and Rosie are involved in the Brdigewater Garden in Salford which is very exciting. The garden opens in July this year - get a glimpse of what is to come here

As well as the Bridgewater Garden, Clare...

January 26, 2020

Manchester's Woodlands, Parks and Other Green Spaces.

Closing date for submissions is Saturday, 1st February 2020. The City Council is consulting on the importance of green spaces and green infrastructure to you and your family.

The Council has plans to improve this in...

January 24, 2020

I noticed a very different bird call on Monday in my garden in Withington.

It was there again on Tuesday.

On Wednesday morning I got my binoculars out and found a bird up high in the trees singing its heart out, with a very speckled chest and a long pointy beak. I looked...

January 16, 2020

In response to a friend talking about his brain not functioning:

I hear you.

I have a theory about diminishing cognitive function and memory skills.

It's all about trauma..

I believe that (unresolved) trauma underpins it..

And then...

Throw in..

Wheelie bins full of toxins

Int...

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