Lesson #9: Getting Plastered

I’ve come prepared with my SnappySnap photo. It’s a landscape picture showing a cluster of silver-birch trees that I came across in Mote Park. Today I give it the Fauvism treatment. Remember Eddy… let go. Don’t paint what you see… paint what it makes you feel. The good thing about my own feelings is thatContinue reading “Lesson #9: Getting Plastered”

Lesson #3 -Wet on wet

I arrived early for this week’s lesson. The prospect of doing ‘wet on wet’; ‘taking off’ and ‘feathering’ was a great incentive – they do all sorts in Kent. I reach for my watercolour set – I was hoping to get money off from the craft shop because there doesn’t seem to be a blackContinue reading “Lesson #3 -Wet on wet”

Lesson #1: I forgot to buy my pencils

There’s a small gathering I can see on the other side of the door. These are my new classmates. I wave from my jalopy to catch their attention. It’s cold out here – eventually my new able-bodied friends see my predicament. With a warm blast of air I’m inside and amongst strangers huddling outside theContinue reading “Lesson #1: I forgot to buy my pencils”

I’ve Been Socially Prescribed

So the drugs don’t work any more! Let’s see what else life has to offer me.  I want to explore what Maidstone can do for me. Can I kickstart a new beginning through a process of social prescribing? Join me to see how I get on in my efforts to make it back into society.Continue reading “I’ve Been Socially Prescribed”