April 30, 2019

Local poet Nige Wood started the Breathing Spaces poetry

sessions today and here is some of what was going on...

April 30, 2019

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April 30, 2019

Brian was at Back on Track today where he is learning to play the guitar. He spent his time today creating a beautiful picture of all the different aspects that he is learning about. Here is the finished piece:

April 30, 2019

We will have a stall at the next Second Hand Book Sale at Elizabeth Gaskell House - Sunday 12th May.

If you are interested in books generally or our unique community publishing project come along and have a chat with us - Dominique Tessier the author of Rent Book will b...

April 26, 2019

Someone told me this:

I have been labouring up in the Lake District - building some dry stone walls. Today I stopped for a break with my work mate. We were sitting just looking over this whole vast landscape, drinking our tea and I was thinking how lucky we were to be w...

April 16, 2019

Today we did the first of four workshops at Elizabeth Gaskell's House as part of our contribution to their celebration of Ruskin during 2019.

Based on Ruskin's notion that engagement with art and nature can enrich people's lives spiritually and lift us out of the mundan...

April 14, 2019

This year we are celebrating International Dawn Chorus  at the other end of the day. The Dusk period or ‘Twilight’ offers  another chance to tune into the natural rhythm of the day as the birds gather once again after their busy day to roost for the evening.Their final...

April 14, 2019

We are very happy to be have been invited to partner with Elizabeth Gaskell's House to celebrate Ruskin's Legacy by running a series of drawing and photography workshops for people at TLC St Luke's.

This project echoes Ruskin's theory that engagement with art and nature...

April 9, 2019

Just been reading some of the many research articles about the health benefits of green and quiet spaces. This article sets it all out pretty well and recommends that we need a 'daily dose of neighbourhood nature'. Have you had yours today?

I recommend getting off the b...

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