Exploring Art with All Your Senses

Since attending a workshop last year on the topic of art and the community, I’ve been growing increasingly interested in the use of art in facilitating wellbeing and social inclusion. During the day long workshop, I was able to experience first hand that art can be a very powerful tool in helping to build connections with others. It can help break down barriers and open up conversations with strangers. Continue reading

New Shoes for Walking

New Shoes for Walk This May
Walking is a really enjoyable activity that gives me a break from staring at the computer and helps me think. It’s also a good way of getting regular exercise. While I’m happy wandering around to discover new streets, websites such as walkit.com (the urban walking route planner) provide a more structured approach. It’s also #walkthismay so there are plenty of themed walks and other activities to encourage people to take up regular walking. Continue reading