AGM & Networking Event, 11 April 2024

Lapidus Scotland’s AGM takes places this year at Glasgow’s Mitchell Library on Thursday 11 April from 5.15-6.00pm. The formalities involve approving the accounts for 2022-23, and the (re-)election of committee members. You’ll also hear about what we did 2022-23, and have been doing since. You can access the Annual Report and Annual Accounts for 2022-23 […]

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Palm-reading

As we mentioned in the last post, Jane Walker has been working with members of Glasgow’s Flourish House. At a recent session, she facilitated a session where everyone traced their hands front and back and added colour. Then they were asked to read the lines in their hands to see what might they say about […]

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Hot Air Balloons

Janie Walker has been leading Art into Writing sessions at Glasgow’s Flourish House recently. She writes, “one afternoon we made these hot air balloons, then wrote about what would we put in the basket to remove from our lives and fly away with them.” Who wouldn’t want to take to the air in one of […]

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Our New Monthly Newsletter

Lapidus Scotland newsletter January 2024, heading

Our New Year resolution is to publish a monthly newsletter. The first issue has just gone out to our subscribers, with news of our ongoing projects, The Lonely Funeral and Writing with Flourish, as well as a selection from the Lapidus Scotland bookshelf, and a Postcard of the Month. You can read it here: if […]

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Everything Goes Out Dancing

Pat Sutherland has attended many Lapidus Scotland groups over the years, and her work featured in our anthology Seven Journeys. Playspace Publications has just published a collection of poems by Pat, Everything Goes Out Dancing. Of her work, Stephen Beattie writes: ‘Every aspiring poet has the desire to become the best they can be, and […]

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What’s Missing?

We invited readers and contributors to the book Living Our Dying to send us topics not included in the book, and places where readers could find out more. The list is never ending! But from those responses we have produced a new book, What’s Missing? from the book Living Our Dying Topics covered in What’s […]

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Steps Spark our Words

Steps Spark our Words is a new publication from Lapidus Scotland, launched at the reading after our AGM 2023 held in Glasgow on 15 March. During the ongoing Covid pandemic, Lapidus Scotland hosted a series of outdoor events in parks and green spaces throughout Glasgow, including Linn Park, Gartnavel Hospital grounds, Glasgow Green, and the […]

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AGM and Poetry Reading, 15 March 2023

The next Lapidus Scotland Annual General Meeting will take place on Wednesday 15 March 2023 at 6.45pm. From 7.45pm we present readings by Jim Carruth, Naomi Shihab Nye, and members of Lapidus Scotland writing groups. Both events take place in the Clubroom, CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD. You are also welcome to join […]

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