Making Connections

This week I’ve been travelling around the north of the county, getting to know parts of Royal Wootton Basset, Chippenham and the villages in between. Although the project is about reaching out to older people who may be feeling isolated due to Covid and associated lockdowns, it is also about them showing me around theirContinue reading “Making Connections”

All the Little Details

As I travel around from town to town, garden to garden, its lovely to be able to share in people’s pride for their little plot of land. We sit outside and talk about how our week has been, about the weather and the birds that we hear singing or which visit the bird tables. TheContinue reading “All the Little Details”

Making a Start Together

It’s been brilliant to get started on the Noticing Nature project sessions, after launching the project with the online resource pack and film a couple of weeks ago. Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been working with four different participants in the north-west of the county, two men and two women. Together we’ve beenContinue reading “Making a Start Together”

Introducing James Aldridge, our Project Artist

To help you get to know James we have asked him to introduce himself and his work… I’m a visual artist based in Wiltshire – I live in a village near Devizes and have my studio nearby in the Vale of Pewsey. My work as an artist focuses on people’s relationship to place and howContinue reading “Introducing James Aldridge, our Project Artist”