I was rather overwhelmed, on my initial arrival, that I was handed the keys, to the Mayor Parlour. I was allowed to stay in the town hall unaccompanied all day ( I do know someone who works here! ) and had pretty much open access to most of the rooms throughout the Town Hall.Read More
I left home early in the morning to set up at the airport which was my penultimate bio-reading site, 11 out of 12! I was rather nervous, as I might well have been the only one there at such an early time of the day. But thanks to all the plane spotters, I was not alone as some of them had been there earlier than me.Read More
I attended the hospital yesterday and was allocated a space along a walk way, which had several other plants positioned along the side of the corridor. I had been here before, several years earlier my son had to have an MRI scan (thankfully he was ok ).Read More
How Landscape inspires, why collaborate with experts, why preserve landscape?Read More
Reflecting on my time at an artist digital development programme, using arts and technology to create collaborative workshops and an update on my Luton People and Place workshops.Read More
Luton Hoo Walled Garden, is a fascinating project run by a group of dedicated volunteers. They have transformed the garden from an abandoned, overgrown area to a progressive, beautiful and functional garden for the public to visit and enjoy.
I had several visitors over the day, from a walking group having lunch within the grounds on such a glorious sunny day, to the local police monitoring what I was up to! Not sure if they got it but it’s good to see that they are keeping an eye on this important historical building.Read More
I have some fond memories of The Mall, (the Arndale). My first ever memories of the wonderful Pink Flamingos with water and coins being thrown at them., and yes they had water very exotic.Read More
Wrest Park is on Luton’s doorstep. Having lived in Luton most of my life, I am thankful that the public voted via my poll for me to visit this site.Read More
The current house has been refurbished and demonstrates great interactive multi sensory ways of connecting with history, bringing life and dynamism to the stories and memories of the past. The house holds a vast array of artefacts from a ZX Spectrum, Honey Monster, mock up Pub to a mummified cat!
What a hidden gem for Luton! Let’s just say that from the outside, the Church looks dark and has a black and white checkered chess board exterior, which looks austere and unfriendly. But wait till you get inside, which can only be described as a spectacle for the eyes.Read More
My work was placed amongst the Mossman collection’s extensive collection of horse drawn carriages, and historical cars, some having been featured in well known movies and TV productions. Stockwood is a very child friendly place with interactive opportunities for young ones to sit in the carriages and interact with the exhibits. There is a changing programme of special exhibitions.Read More