The Words for Wellbeing Organisation

Day of Access

Day of Access is a collaborative project considering place-awareness, access to nature, healing, illness and wounded nature. Conceived by Alec Finlay, it has been developed with Lapidus, the Travelling Gallery and a wide range of other partners from the fields of environment, the arts and wellbeing*. It takes place over a two-year period, July 2019–July […]

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Walking with Words

January is full of wellbeing intentions, to eat more healthily, to get fit, to write more.  Nothing beats doing all three together. We’ve had a mild start to the year with plenty sunshine. Last week I strolled over the wooded hill behind the house and down to the river, with an apple, my new Christmas notebook, and a half-chewed pencil in my pocket.It’s an easy […]

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Autumn Voices – book launches

ISBN: 978-0-9573340-4-5 Edited by Robin Lloyd-Jones, (PlaySpace Publications, £12.99) – £12.00 at launch. Scottish writers over 70 talk about creativity in later life. There will be readings by the writers in the book, drawn from: Sheena Blackhall, Larry Butler, Jenni Calder, A,C.Clarke, Stewart Conn, Douglas Dunn, Sally Evans, Vicki Feaver, Lee Gershuny, Alasdair Gray, Diana […]

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Some Words About Words

A Blog by Ted Bowman Tell me if I’m sharing too much, if I telling you more than you want to know about me. For years, I have been in love with words. My wife, children and grandchildren know about my love affair with words. And, yes, there have been times when each of them […]

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Magic Dust

I have recently returned from China where, by chance, one day, I came across some men who were practising writing Calligraphy with some water and brushes on  pavements covered with dust. A crowd of passers-by stood quietly watching. Unaware of the people gathering around them the men teased intricate patterns in the dust. There was […]

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