At the end of May, we had a Socratic Dialogue to ask the question: Why do we find it difficult to talk about death and dying?. Based at the Pear Tree, we examined the question, chose an example, and investigated this question as it related to this example. One of the key components of the… Continue reading Time in our Life – Socratic Dialogue at the Pear Tree
After four years of filling, lifting, dragging, wheeling gallons of water to the woods (mostly from East Lodge), we have water, connected to the mains. Thanks partly to East Suffolk Council Community Restart Grant (and partly to Rachel's pocket) this work was completed June 6th 2022, one of the unusually wet and cold summer days.… Continue reading Water to Kaliwoods!
Jan 2022 Time in our life - a joint venture with The Pear Tree, continues through the year. Its a Compassionate Communities talk and walk around the ideas of love and life and end of life.
Dec 2021 Time in our Life Compassionate Communities Solstice event in the woods with the Pear Tree, fire and hot soup, a further memorial event and part of Time in our Life, year long project.
Dec 2021 - New Directors appointed to Kinda Education. Welcome back Eloise and welcome Dianne.
October 2021 Samhain & Compassionate Communities Memorial Event - with Philip Carr Gomm and a joint venture with the Pear Tree Fund and part of Time in our Life year long project
After soup around the fire we heard about what jobs people used to do and added them to our community cauldron pot of magic. One of our Elders led us in Qi Gong, whilst another Elder shared knowledge of dying yarn, spinnning and weaving. Learners became teachers, strangers became friends…and even exchanged numbers! And of… Continue reading Week 3 Weaving and conker competition
2021/Aug - Thanks to Community Funding we have funding to continue with our https://kindaforestschool.com/wood-weaving-central/ project.
A visit from Kevin Vaughan from the Pear Tree Fund on our last day, bore great fruit. Not only did he offer a space to hang our combined tapestry, he enjoined us to collabourate with the Pear Tree Fund in the future. It would be our pleasure. On the the day of the grand unveiling,… Continue reading The Grand Unveiling of the Tapestry at the Pear Tree
2021/July Our Elders Tapestry is welcomed and hung at the Pear Tree Centre