The Words for Wellbeing Organisation

End of Life Choices?

Screening of two short films A free event organised by Lapidus Scotland and members of the Glasgow Die-a-log group Monday 29 April 2019, 7.00 – 9.30pm Centre for Contemporary Arts 350 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow G2 3JD Screening of two short films: Die-a-log (20 minutes, dir. Shantiketu) The Last Companion (30 minutes, actor Pene Herman-Smith, dir. […]

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Writing in the Garden

with Woodlands Community Garden Free Writing the Garden sessions starting Tuesday 8 January – 12 February 2019 2-4pm There’s a lot in common between writing and gardening. Both start small – seeds & words – and grow from there. The stories of growing can make up a story or a poem or a great diary […]

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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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‘Words Work Well For Health and Wellbeing’ Creative Project Manager, Lapidus Scotland

Lapidus Scotland is seeking a Creative Project Manager to take forward its project ‘Words Work Well For Health and Wellbeing’, aprogramme of writing, storytelling and art activities and  for wellbeing throughout Glasgow for people with long-term and often complex health conditions in a range of inspiring and healing settings. We have received funding from Glasgow […]

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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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Whatton Lodge Residential Workshop

[fusion_text]A Lapidus Scotland Residential Workshop for Facilitators and Organisers of Reading, Writing and Storytelling for Wellbeing Course leaders Valerie Gillies and Larry Butler plus guest artist Lesley O’Brien 21st to 23rd September2018 Friday from 5pm till Sunday 5pm at Whatton Lodge, Gullane, East Lothian Download Application form [gview file=”https://www.lapidusscotland.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Brochure-WWWfAWhatton-2018.pdf”]   [/fusion_text] […]

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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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