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Elders Wellbeing 8 : Nov 3rd – sewing in silence

We were welcomed at the Pear Tree once again, as rain slanted down outside. Accommodating the eye testing, cooking for one, and ear testing, we enjoyed a mediating 15 minutes of silence, while we sowed stain glass muslins (leaves in muslin) thanks to Leslie who inspired us with the idea. One had never sown before.… Continue reading Elders Wellbeing 8 : Nov 3rd – sewing in silence

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Oct 2022 – Kinda becomes part of Forest School Association (FSA)

Kinda is celebrating its success at becoming a Recognised Forest School Provider by offering children an opportunity to experience ‘good practice’ Forest School. Forest School is a specialised learning approach based in a woodland or natural environment with trees. It offers all participants regular opportunities to develop self-confidence and esteem through hands-on learning experiences. Its… Continue reading Oct 2022 – Kinda becomes part of Forest School Association (FSA)

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Elders Wellbeing 7 : Oct 27 – inside the Pear Tree and acorns

Rain crashed down, and we were thankful yet again, to have the warmth and security of the Pear Tree as our backup plan. A good few came, including two potential new Elders, and a few surprises. Kally served us her delicious curried parsnip soup. It was Diana's idea. We looked inside an acorn. In between… Continue reading Elders Wellbeing 7 : Oct 27 – inside the Pear Tree and acorns

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Elders Wellbeing 5: Oct 13 – more spurtles

A glorious autumn day, we gathered in the wood, and talked of the stories of clothing in anticipation of cold arriving, and the importance of layers. Rachel gave a demonstration of the stories behind her boots (Zachopanie, £130 10 years ago), double layered socks, Revolution Race trousers, and under them, with the memory of ballet… Continue reading Elders Wellbeing 5: Oct 13 – more spurtles