Tag Archives: community

Making and doing illustrated

Now that I have my new computer I want to put a few photos up of some of the activities I participated in (in some form or another) a few weeks ago. The original post is here and here are some … Continue reading

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60 books

Yesterday the final event (more or less) in The Festival of my Birthday (!) was held at Imprints. Instead of a party at home, we had it at one of my favourite places, and instead of pressies for me, I … Continue reading

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A world that welcomes

It’s Refugee Week this week, a great time to think about the importance of supporting people who are or have been persecuted, and to commit to a welcoming stance towards ‘others’ whoever they may be. I get the Tate Gallery’s … Continue reading

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Beauty and butterflies in the ‘burbs

I went to a fantastic event this week. It was a celebration of the Hackham West People Matters Group, which has been running for 10 years – a group of residents and service providers working together to develop and advocate … Continue reading

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Flight testing

This morning I went to Cherry Gardens to the fantastic Minton Farm Animal Rescue centre. It is run by amazing people with a decades long commitment to helping native animals and birds recover from injury and accidents (actually they have … Continue reading

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“A book and a friend”

When I was young I came across a cheesy quotation that of course appealed to me hugely – cheesiness having always been part of my nature – “These choose with prudence, a book and a friend: they should charm at … Continue reading

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In praise of libraries

As  my health improves it has been great to catch up a bit with things that have been going on around the place while I have been out of action. One thing was World Mental Health Day, which happened on … Continue reading

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