BLOG

April 14, 2020

Before lock-down we were half way through our Ardwick Art Walks funded by GM Walking Grants and part of the activity to get the city walking and active.

We had to postpone our last walk with Emily  Hayes - but this will be the first walk we organise in the future when w...

April 8, 2020

This whole website and blog was set up to explore the connection between environmental 'noise' and our mental health. We have spent years now discovering how our surroundings change the way we feel, and we have been particularly interested in how city sounds of traffic...

February 28, 2020

Today is possibly the most exciting day of the year...

Despite the relentless rain, and all the other things afoot in the world right now...

Today I planted my first seeds of the year!

This is always a thrilling activity, that lifts my spirits and warms my heart, and mean...

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...

July 26, 2019

Thank you for your email. I’m not working today, but I’m walking to work over Pomona Island. For the journey. Writing an email and walking. Under the grafito there’s a sign for me to follow. I can’t read it but I already know where I’m going. They’ve left the gates ope...

September 7, 2018

At this right moment I have just entered a little oasis of a beautiful remnant of an ancient forest , on my walks to Hough End pool, that I only discovered a few months ago , and it feel like visiting an old wise welcoming friend , it is so healing and beautiful to my...

February 27, 2018

“Manchester has a wide range of habitats and wildlife. This includes everything from floating water plantain in the Rochdale Canal through to ancient woodland in Blackley. These species and habitats make up a rich and valuable diversity that we should aim to protect an...

February 21, 2018

Two interesting articles written by  George Michelsen Foy relating to his book Zero Decibels about his year long search for silence:

https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127294078

And on why we need silence to survive:

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog...

February 20, 2018

On Tuesday 13th February 2018 a group made up of participants from TLC St Lukes and Manchester Community Qigong Group walked from a meeting place in front of Sainsburys corner of Oxford Street and Whitworth Street along the canal to Castlefiend and over onto the Bridge...

February 7, 2018

I like to imagine landscapes without human development all over them. I will play with my mental time-machine to create a picture of what a place looked like maybe after the last Ice-Age. I blot out all the signs that say “human was here 10,000BC-2018 AD”, the electric...

Please reload

Recent Posts

July 11, 2020

July 10, 2020

July 7, 2020

July 7, 2020

June 25, 2020

June 22, 2020

June 22, 2020

June 8, 2020

Please reload

Archive
Please reload

© 2023 by Sasha Blake. Proudly created with Wix.com