March 24, 2018

Sacred spaces mean different things to different people. 

This project is about Manchester's Quiet Spaces, but during the project people have talked about the importance of

green spaces

b r e a t h i n g   s p a c e s


sacred spaces

There is a relationship between these...

March 6, 2018

A promise to myself that this year I will take time out to draw. Time out of the ordinary, noisy activities of the day to be quiet and still, and to live in the moment. Elizabeth Gaskell House and Garden is a quiet space in which there is a history and tradition of rea...

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...

January 30, 2018

Beautiful progam about a Korean Nun and how she cooks...

and so much more:

Netflix, Chef's Table, Series 3 Episode 1

Why not try and create a beautiful meal simply from fresh colourful vegetables and rice or noodles?

If you press your rice into a small dish and turn it out...

September 12, 2017

Parks are obvious green spaces that can be tranquil places. They are also the lungs that help our cities breath and a much needed place for wildlife to thrive.

As a way of ensuring we continue to have quiet and tranquil green spaces within our city, one pro-active thing...

September 12, 2017

The environment that we live in is the one we are exposed to most. Deciding to create a living space that we find inspiring or calming, where we can feel happy and safe is part of what we can do for ourselves if we feel oppressed by city sights and noises. Even creatin...

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