April 13, 2020

I love how things come 'together' for these blog posts

yesterday in my email inbox I had this joyful image from Lucy C

as well as this article from the guardian  by Tobias Jones that someone had sent to me:

After coronavirus, the penny has dropped that wellbeing isn't ind...

April 9, 2020

Many thanks to people who are sending in links and resources to share.

Here are a few things that might be helpful in the coming weeks:


Mental Health - Getting Help

Every Mind Matters - NHS guidance for Mental Health

A list of tips for Staying Well When Soci...

April 8, 2020

We know that not everyone has a garden. (And for those who don't, public parks are the public gardens. Surely there is an argument to say that during these trying times it is those people in flats and without gardens who should be given priority to these public spaces?...

March 17, 2020

There is finally some sensible advice coming out about how to look after our mental health during the Corona Virus Pandemic, read more here.

As well as the excellent advice on this link, from our own project we can certainly advocate nature as a wonderful antidote to th...

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 25, 2020

Two weeks ago today we set out on our first Ardwick Art Walk.

It was the end of Storm Ciara and we were swept along, hailed on, chilled to the bone, yet our resilient walkers remained focused on the task at hand - noticing and recording the different ways that nature su...

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:

There was a lot of skills, local knowledge and experience in the room and plenty of creative and c...

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

TLC Art Walks in Ardwick: Nature Resilience

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


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...

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