24 Mar 2018 | Walk Coach Learn

March Walking Question

The days are getting longer and lighter. Early flowers are blooming.  Now is a time of creativity and play.  A reminder that our best ideas, motivation and new connections can come from play. Take a walk with a route that takes you through a playground or street art.  Notice what this environment sparks for you.  … March Walking QuestionRead More »

24 Mar 2018 | A Wander is not a Slog

A Wander is not a Slog 2018-03-24 06:58:52

Clare and I walked together to map the awkward spots for pram use around London Fields. Add your own evidence of awkward spots to the map below – either by following our route, or creating one wherever you are. You need a google account to edit the map; if you don’t have one send me […]

23 Mar 2018 | Walk Coach Learn

Noble Deeds in the Red Cross Garden

Red Cross Garden on a February week day afternoon Impressions: Early Spring flowers, damp, puddles, reflections, special quiet space, driven by social good. Question: What noble deeds have you done? Find out more about Walk Coach Learn events and ...

22 Mar 2018 | Walk Coach Learn

Log Creations on the Leaway From the Olympic Park

Leaway From the Olympic Park on a week day morning in March. Impressions: Mud, puddles, route along the wide river. 12 dogs, overloaded dog walkers, cyclists, runners, walkers. Beginning to feel the season turning. Trail through the trees, logs, log creations – shelter, seats, playground, stacks. Question: What would you make with a pile of … Log Creations on the Leaway From the Olympic ParkRead More »

21 Mar 2018 | Radical Stroud

Fractal Light Show at St. Laurence’s

They met by a sacred oak tree: The Celtic-British church delegates, And Laurence and Augustine from Rome; A sacred oak near to a great river near here: At Cricklade on the River Thames perhaps, Or Arlingham on the River Severn; The wind soughed t...

21 Mar 2018 | exercises in being here

Growth

They are so vulnerable. The leaves break off so easily. I try to be careful when I move the plants or water them but it is almost impossible to not lose some now and then. Sometimes some leaves fall behind the pot and lie there in a dark corner for ...

21 Mar 2018 | Walk Coach Learn

Footprints in the Mile End Park Snow

Mile End Park on a week day morning in March. Impressions: Snow changes the landscape. Swans surrounded by ice, standing on the ice. Tracks, footprints, no prints, no knowing what’s under the snow. So cold, bright sun, deep shadows, blue sky. Question: What type of prints and marks do you leave in the snow? Find … Footprints in the Mile End Park SnowRead More »

20 Mar 2018 | Walk Coach Learn

Turning Around in Greenwich Park

Greenwich Park in the middle of a March week day. Impressions: Wide green space, sudden snow storm, stepping into Narnia, dogs barking, muffled sound, green, white, grey. Snow dancing, snow pellets settling, snow wet and frenzied, stops as fast as it starts.  Up the hill, turn around and see the city, the London skyline standing … Turning Around in Greenwich ParkRead More »

19 Mar 2018 | Walk Coach Learn

How Can A Walk Help With A Difficult Conversation At Work?

Going for a walk is good for us in so many ways. Walking also has a very positive effect on a conversation. A difficult conversation demands that we are clear, assertive, able to listen and to work together to agree a way forward. A walk can create the positive, focused and open atmosphere needed for … How Can A Walk Help With A Difficult Conversation At Work?Read More »

19 Mar 2018 | Walk Coach Learn

Materials From Tate to Barbican

A wander from Tate to Barbican on a February week day. Impressions: Art gallery to art gallery. Sculpture, marble, bronze, metal, glass, concrete. Tourists, workers, families. A Mediterranean blue sky, brilliant light, so cold. Question: What material found in the street appeals to you and why? (Marble, bronze, brick, glass, metal, puddle water…) Find out … Materials From Tate to BarbicanRead More »

18 Mar 2018 | From Hill to Sea

Through the White World

Island of residual ≈ It was only for a few days. The immediate sensory world became a continuum of white and grey. A familiar world made strange.  Almost all colour, leached from the field of vision and imagination. White Grey … Continue reading →

18 Mar 2018 | From Hill to Sea

Lost Coordinates II

  Lost coordinates: Where untold stories         bleed into images            beyond words   Where unheard sounds of the spectral field           become entangled   ≈≈≈ Now playing: Jim O’Rourke – Disengage ...