Monthly Archives: November 2017

Creative Journeys at Fingle Woods

This month saw me on a wonderful creative journey for the Woodland trust in their Fingle Woods with a lovely bunch of folk from the group drink wise- age well. Click this link to the Fingle blog and find out more of what we got up to in the words of Matt Parkins who co hosted with me.

artist in semi-residence at Schumacher college

This academic year I have taken a place at Schumacher College, Dartington as their artist in semi-residence. Semi as I’m only there part time and not living on campus.

Due to the sudden death of my father in September, I did not get stuck in straight away. Instead an organic raveling is occurring as I gently find my place and purpose within this inspiring and loving community.

I started last week, offering a weekly creative journey on a Thursday afternoon to Students, staff and volunteers. We set out in the sun enjoying the leaves crunching underfoot on a journey around the grounds of the college, discovering parts of the garden unknown to the participants. We found ourselves by the turf Labyrinth and by unanimous agreement took part in a moving ritual, walking inward to the center releasing our fears and blocks and then walking out to chants of our own words of self encouragement and positive affirmation.

This Thursday, if the rain is not too heavy we shall venture deep into north woods.