One of the things I enjoy most at TLC is when a new person has walked in, and there’s a conversation, and quickly it is as if we’ve known each other for years, although the reality is that it has only been for a few minutes. The experience is only rarely beaten, when, through that […]Read More Segregation
Today has been hot and humid in Leeds. More so with the kitchen appliances working at full whack to provide breakfast (eggs on toast, with garlic mushrooms on the side!), morning snacks (those pastries donated by a local supermarket the day after they are ‘baked fresh daily’ are SO good warmed up a little), and […]Read More Reconciliation
You may or may not have noticed, but over the last couple of weeks, we’ve been trying to be more active on social media. Our Facebook, Twitter and (new!) Instagram accounts are buzzing with activity, and my smartphone is constantly giving me updates on the number of shares and retweets and likes for each post. […]Read More Does Social Media make a difference?
So this morning I’m sitting down (a rare treat!) at the back. There’s a group of us; it looks like a group but actually I don’t think everyone has met each other before just now. A council worker, a police strategic engagement officer, three local Pakistani mums and me. The conversation is flowing, the coffee […]Read More Live in the cafe
This has been written by a new TLC friend and university student, Katie Lee- thank you Katie! Hello! My name is Katie and I’m studying at the moment – a course in Culture, Creativity and Entrepreneurship I normally generalise the content to ‘cultural policy and sustainability in the arts’, but in fact it’s a lot […]Read More Food really does make the world go round!