Hello, I hope you all enjoyed the session on snowdrops this morning 🙂 Rather than including finds of the day I’m going to start including weekly finds – as with home school commitments I’m not always getting out as planned on a Wednesday. I have adapted my outings to include time at my allotment overContinue reading “Today’s finds 20.01.2021 – Allotmenting and Wasp Nest Discoveries!”
Week 3: Words from the Wild. 20.01.2021 – Snowdrops.
Today’s finds….using books for inspiration! Hello, I hope you have all had a lovely morning. I haven’t got outside for a big walk yet today due to home school and work commitments. However I often use my reference books and art work to connect to nature when I am unable to get outside. Here areContinue reading “13.01.2021”
Hello Readers! The poem William and I chose for the St Nick’s Words from the Wild class this week is Something Told the Wild Geese by Rachel Field. (If you click on the poem title it will take you to the poem). This poem was brought to our attention by Brenda who has been enjoyingContinue reading “Week 2: Words from the Wild Poetry inspired Creative Writing tasks…. 13.01.2021”
Dear Readers, Following this mornings tasks I had a nice walk out with my dog and was heartened by blue skies and the beautiful evergreens of winter. I couldn’t go for a long walk due to home school commitments but I used the time at home to research the folk lore on mistletoe as I’mContinue reading “Today’s finds 06.01.2021”
Words from the Wild: Welcome back. Week 1 – Poetry.
Today the group enjoyed a lovely walk around St Nicks – and sent me these lovely pics of details that they noticed… including the St Nicks bear who is impossible to spot in summer amongst the leaves! Apparently the squirrel task got everyone talking! (see writing tasks for this week on prev blog post) IContinue reading “16.12.2020 Today’s finds…”
Week 11: Words from the Wild – Looking forward to 2021, our final session before Christmas.
I was away at an event today for my role with Converge at York St John University. William and Hannah led the session and have sent these beautiful pictures from St Nicks. I think the photos perfectly capture this weeks theme of tranquility and stillness. See you next week! Best wishes, Emma
Week 10: Words from the Wild – Thinking about silence and tranquility.