Inspiring the artists

As an arts facilitator; what I’ve found really wonderful and exciting is the work done at home by the artists who attend the Art Sessions I run. I often provide them with materials to continue what we’ve been doing & one group has been given a sketchbook each…  but you can’t make anyone do ‘art’!…

CreativeConnections #VillagePeople

Our art group in rural Dorset is open to all. We encourage people to feel better, socialise in their community and do something ‘useful’. The group started in October thanks to funding from the local GP Surgery.  Some of the artists who come along have health challenges or feel they’d like to connect more with…

Hard work calais2

The other night a fight broke out on the Dunkirk camp. This ended in the camp burning to the ground. I have spoken to a man from the BBC who said it looked as if the fire started in different places. The camp was run by a charity paid for by the French government ……

Calais Love

Are you thinking of me…..? I am thinking of you……. I know you don’t know the half of what is going on here, so I’ve written my blog about it. To share what I know…. and hopefully you can stand up for humanity because you now know too……. I spent a lot of the journey…

Time spent with K

This Monday I shared time with three older people living in a Dorchester care home. One of them was a gentleman who used to have a very responsible job working in nuclear power engineering & safety. He had a stroke last year and has felt of no use whilst recovering. He is suffering very low…

On Reflection & Balance

See below a new invitation to the Connections Project next exhibition We are delighted to have the addition of another group in this exhibition ‘Creative Connections’ Who were started last year as a result of the success of the Connections Project exhibition The artists are independent; rather than in care and love using creativity to express…