Ten days ago… Ten days ago, I took for granted the security I felt in my own country. Ten days ago, Jo Cox was alive. Is it really possible that just Ten Days Ago, Britain felt so very very different? I want that country back; where we celebrated the Queen’s 90th birthday with Union Jack bunting […]Read More Now More Than Ever
Tonight – feeling exhausted and overwhelmed by the local and national news of the murder of Jo Cox MP- I’m just sharing the pictures from our cabin today. All that’s missing is the people to sit on the chairs. We will welcome everyone. And when there is an empty chair, maybe we will think of […]Read More Just pictures…
Today’s blog comes from our up-cycling superhero Sharon, who told me today that she’s not great at writing, but I certainly think we can add it to her list of talents… Have a read and decide for yourself… I so loved this morning. We conjured up granite slabs, scored by getting a couple more pallets, […]Read More Magic!
Wow. I don’t really know where last night’s reflections came from, but obviously deep inside me, and I’m feeling quite emotional. This morning I decided to listen the the Black Eyed Peas song that inspired the title yesterday. I was in tears. Have a listen, really listen to the lyrics.. and let’s find many many many ways […]Read More More on ‘Love’
Today’s diary from the cabin comes amidst a whirl of worldwide news, mainly depressing, terrifying and despairing for the future of our planet. And in amongst it all, in a tiny speck of a dot in Leeds, is something going on that is quite incredible, humbling and joyous. Unfortunately it is not headline grabbing, or […]Read More Where is the Love?
This post has been written by Lawrence, a new and newly invaluable member of the TLC team: ‘C-row bar?’ he repeats after me. I convince myself that I need to explain the 2 words for this tool. I ponder in my own head – ‘Why is it called a crow bar?’ I understand the ‘bar’ […]Read More Crow-bar – words and words we share
Yesterday I tried to lure you in to my excitement, generally induced by Pinterest, as to all the creative things we could be doing with a pile of wooden pallets. Well, today we tried our hand at it, and you know what? Turns out you can’t do very much without the right equipment and mindset. […]Read More What can we do with a pile of wooden pallets?
Back after a half term break, and things have been progressing nicely at our cabin. The day started early with catch ups and meetings, and even a coffee in the sunshine, whilst we regrouped and planned for the next stage of creativity. By 12noon, the TLC cabin was a hive of activity; more volunteers had […]Read More We are all human beings!