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Honouring the small actions

On this April morning I am sitting in my living room watching the swallows make their nest under the eaves of the house across the road. They fly back and forth with bits of this and that to construct their home. So many journeys and so many pieces of debris are brought together to create something new. I am reminded of all the small things we do on a daily basis that we so easily dismiss or belittle by thinking that they are not important, that they don’t really matter, that they are not big enough. Yet it is all

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Coronavirus Kids Quiz

    My motivation behind making this quiz was my two young kids. They were so delighted (and still are) to be off school and they really weren’t getting how an invisible vapour coming from them might hurt their grandparents. They didn’t wonder too much about why people were waving in the window rather than coming in. So I made something I thought my daughter would laugh at. She actually added a few questions and answers but they were too crazy and graphic.     Barry English is the owner of Double Marvellous Media ( and a member of our

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Self Isolation Creations

What has surprised me over the last few days is how sharply and quickly isolation can set in. Despite our multiple means of communication, much of our deepest fears and anxieties are not finding pathway to expression. A few days ago I started feeling a bit powerless and wondered how I could help others feeling this way. So I started creating exercises for myself each afternoon that help me to reconnect and give me something creative to do that would stop me worrying. I’m now posting these 20 minute ‘self-isolation creations’ every day on my Instagram and Facebook pages: Lucy

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