Category Archives: creativity

Creative Tutorial: Blind Drawing

Have you heard of ‘Blind Drawing’? This is something we play with during the Strengths workshop, whereby we each draw everyone in the group, and each participant ends up with about 12 (or however big the group) blind-drawn drawings of … Continue reading

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Land Art special

We held our ‘Park Art’ special during last term. It was a great afternoon, everyone commented how it felt so restorative to be in the outdoors, with the sun out, and all wrapped up warm. This special event was a … Continue reading

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10 Creative Projects to start your Spring

There is so much creativity out there on the internet. We’re inspired every day from the blogs we follow, out Twitter feed, and from all the websites we’re tapped into, and from those various places, we’ve pulled together this collection … Continue reading

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How to Bokeh: an exciting photography technique

Bokeh ay, we’ve been meaning to try it out for over a year, and now we’ve finally cracked it. It was much easier and much more fun than we first imagined, and you don’t have to be skilled with manual … Continue reading

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The 12 Scrolls of Christmas #11

Scroll #11: Fun and quality time with family and friends over Christmas and New Year. Playing games together! Spend New Year on a pilgrim walk in nature remembering the previous year together. Read to each other from books – like … Continue reading

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The 12 Scrolls of Christmas #10

Scroll #10. What have you noticed brings happiness most in Bristol? Going to concerts and walking around the waterfront. Meeting up with like minded people. Lilly – my student daughter. Creativity. Making friends. Making conversation with strangers – having a … Continue reading

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The 12 Scrolls of Christmas #8

Scroll #8:  What could you give without spending money? Time, focus and love to friends and family. Home-made presents: Jam, lemon curd, toffee, truffles with nice labels “made with love”. Thanks – to all of those who take the time … Continue reading

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The 12 Scrolls of Christmas #7

Scroll #7: Ideas for an alcohol free Christmas. Mulled apple juice is a warm and alternative festive drink. A lovely hot chocolate with cream. Pure orange juice. Games – you will be awake so much more! Cream tea with a … Continue reading

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The 12 Scrolls of Christmas #6

Scroll #6:  Eating healthily over Christmas… Eat the Clementine at the bottom of your stocking. Fresh fruits (dipped in chocolate..?!) Raclette with vegetables! High cocoa chocolate (avoid high mild and sugar) Eat the carrots that Santa didn’t take for his … Continue reading

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The 12 Scrolls of Christmas #5

 Scroll #5: Create your Christmas!  What tradition could you invent? To get together with family on Christmas eve and do Christmas dinner then – to have the next day free for relaxing and being with family, rather than really busy … Continue reading

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