May 27, 2020

TLC Art Walks in Ardwick: Drawing - 10th March 2020

Tuesday 10th March was the third art walk focusing on drawing led by Naomi, we were each given a set of materials, graphite, charcoal, oil pastel, crayons, different types of paper, such as tracing paper and tissue pap...

May 27, 2020

TLC Art Walks in Ardwick: Photography 11th February 2020

I have volunteered at the TLC Art Project for a year and a half now and I thoroughly enjoy my time there. Tuesday 11th February was our first art walk focusing on photography led by Rae, we set off from the Church...

May 26, 2020

BIRDS AT 5 a.m.

It’s a disgrace

I don’t know who you are.

But at least this morning,

I listen to your every note

of every phrase, the rhythmic silences,

and the uninterrupted love

flowing from your syrinx.


May 19, 2020

We love Jo Biglin's Big Issue article about her time spent on a North West Allotment that supports refugees and asylum seekers - Jo asks such an important question:

Why don’t we just… have more open community growing spaces?

This is such an important question, and from a...

May 19, 2020

I love the Blue phase of colour that passes through my garden in May and early June. There is something special about a true blue flower. Although the purples that are also out at the moment are also very nice, perhaps it is how the colours push against the green of th...

May 19, 2020

We love this brand new website featuring photographs and stories of peoples experiences of:

The power of outside during Covid-19 lockdown

Human nature

dharmakya dreams

peace extending

a diamond suspended

foxes sneak

a squirol still

nature and time

dance in tune

rice plantations grow

in paddy fields

the Vietnamese ladies smile

radiating the sun

seeds planted

the seasons marinate growth

a photosynthesis

injects a leaf

a r...

May 16, 2020

Saturday 16th is Love a Tree Day

There was an ants nest inside one of the guards...

So in freeing the trees, tiny casualties...

May 12, 2020

We LOVE this :

even the concept of being given permission to be busy-doing-nothing is so lovely to hear!

And lots of interesting links to jump off too - I need to sit down with a cuppa and delve into the Th...

May 12, 2020

Wandering around the garden this morning taking some photographs, I am reminded of how many little things I brought from Northern Ireland when I came to live here 13 years ago.

Among these. Is “the rowan tree” which now stands at about 10 ft tall and currently hosts clu...

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