Trees For Burnley

i meet with two Ladies from Trees for Burnley, Margaret and June

We had a fabulous time talking about their involvement in the parks.

The Millions of trees that have been planted , their vision and ideas for the park along with their hopes and worries for the future of the Park.

We talked about, meadows, trees mud, community, engagement, space, mystery adventure.

I then went up to Queen street Mill.

Amazing beautiful dark pools of water,


noise and machinery and a sweet smell.


Sun Sonday


Sun  Bike rides, horses in the park

River dares at Heasandford

Skimming stones

Walking dogs

You cant believe you are by town.

It feels so tucked away!


Rowley Lake and other stories

Met up with Mark from the Youth theatre today. and am excited by some of the possiblties of working with the young people.

Also went for a walk with Laurence around Rowley lake.

Talked a little about the layers of history in the park.

Thinking about maps and strate. wondering about the mining institute and the geology of the park and the limestone and whether there is a way to bring some of the element that form the layers of the parks in to the imagery and the dialogues with the public.

stone rainbow beetle

macro layers of micro worlds

Iron is crucial to the Cyanotypes perhaps

Then went onto meet with Helen, James,  Michelle and Amy  who are part of Burnley Cultural development  team and talked about what possible conections might be made with groups over the half term.

Then I after some crucial welly purchasing back to the Brun Valley Park to see the lake just after dusk. A beautiful quality of light and sound.

Rowley Lake