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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...

February 2, 2018

Check out this article from the World Economic Forum - the Japanese practice of Forest Bathing is now proven to lower heart rate and blood pressure, reduce stress hormone production, boost the immune system, and improve overall feelings of wellbeing.

 Fletcher Moss...

December 3, 2017

On 20th November we had a great group walk from Back on Track to New Islington Marina Cotton Field Wharf. Along the way we stopped in different places and carried our some 'sound sampling' exercises, wrote audio postcards and we also did some sound recordings when we a...

November 21, 2017

A great meeting with one of the members of Parrs Wood Environmental Centre about possible partnering in 2018, I got another amazing tour of the site - see the images below.

Please note that Parrs Wood Environmental Centre is part of Parrs Wood High School and is not ope...

November 20, 2017

A half hour train ride from Manchester brings you to Marsden, a large village nestled in the Colne Valley of the Marsden and Meltham Moors. From the train station you can literally cross to the other side (over the bridge) and drop down onto the canal tow path for a de...

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