I’m facilitating a new project as part of the Arts Council of Wales’s Creative Nature programme with the theme of ‘connecting people to nature’. ‘Inside-Outside’ is a Breathe Creative collaboration with Ty Canna Mental Health Outreach Service and is based at the community allotments on Bessemer Road in Cardiff. The project aims to facilitate a … More Inside-Outside: Creative Wellbeing in Nature
We approach walking not as the mark or province of the human, but as a fundamental mobility practice shared across all forms of life. Walking, in this respect, bears the mark of the ‘creature’ rather than being emblematic of human exceptionality. No creature walks alone, and yet no walk is ever the same. Each walk … More The Mark of the Creature: Walking as Inquiry
“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 – … More Sustainable Communities: Musings
In January, the company Loud Voices Silent Streets issued a call-out for short monologues (less than 6 minutes) based on the theme of Illusion. My piece originated from a consideration of themes in the ultimate play about illusion, The Tempest. I found the witch, Sycorax fascinating as she is a powerful presence in the play … More Voices From the Future
Sometimes, just doodling with whatever’s to hand to see what happens. I added the cut-outs from a random page afterwards. Thoughts about interconnectedness and sustainable communities. There’s a Sanskrit saying “Vasudhaiva kutumbakam”, which means “the whole world is one family”.