March 19, 2019

Today Dominique Tessier launched our first Slap Dash Book Club.

This was an opportunity for people to come and spend some time exploring our book collection. People gathered and browsed the books they felt drawn to and then swapped books amongst each other as well as wr...

February 19, 2019


Leaves falling from the trees.

Birds saying don't desert us


But leaves say we must go.

By now you should know.

As they scatter all over, the place.

Golden + bright they glitter.

Why do they say, sweep me up,

sweep me up.

When they gather at my door.

I take a brush...

February 21, 2018

rolling wheels lead to beeping 

idling engines on wet roads

chatter, coughing, feet shuffling

laughter surrounds the swish of puddles

distant traffic breathing by the gushing water

the banging knocking bus diesel engine

carries on the wind

traffic chatter, chatter traffic


December 20, 2017

Yesterday we had our mid-year 'sharing' event to tell the story of Mapping MCR's Quiet Spaces so far...

The event took place at St Lukes Church in Ardwick, Manchester in a very atmospheric space creating a special quiet encounter of its own as we sat in silence listenin...

November 28, 2017


Oh, unholy, unhallowed monstrosity that is the leafblower. Blasting through the peace of my off-work afternoon like some great mechanical anus, fruit of a madman’s lab. Carried in the manner or a futuristic weapon by a person who’s waking hours could sure...

October 24, 2017

Writer Nigel Wood is working with us on MMQS, leading creative writing sessions during our Tuesday Art Studio In TLC-St Lukes Art Project. Anyone is welcome to come along 6-7pm every Tuesday (please see our whats on page for dates) The writing group will be based on so...

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