Sustainable Communities: Musings

“Give as a gift, in reciprocity for what you have taken. Sustain the ones who sustain you and the earth will last forever."― Robin Wall Kimmerer, Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants Monkton Wyld Court, April 2022 Marion and Catherine sit by the wood burner after a full day of work - … Continue reading Sustainable Communities: Musings

Ancestree – Creative Writing Workshops

From Monday to Wednesday, I'm going to be running creative writing workshops with Flow Maugran, the creator of Ancestree, an incredible four-storey crochet tree installation in Glanfa foyer at Wales Millennium Centre. The workshops are free and drop-in - see here for more info - no need to book. Ancestree was the centrepiece during the Your … Continue reading Ancestree – Creative Writing Workshops

Ibrahim El-Salahi: A Visionary Modernist

I first came across this artist at Tate Modern in 2013, surprised that this was the first exhibition there dedicated to African Modernism. Ibrahim El-Salahi has recently had a solo exhibition at the Ashmolean, Oxford where he now lives. I stood in front of this 8 foot square painting: Reborn Sounds of Childhood Dreams I (1961–5) … Continue reading Ibrahim El-Salahi: A Visionary Modernist