Monthly Archives: May 2010

Green Festival 2010

The Green Festival today was fantastic. I got there a little late, and certainly later than I’d told the TFF folks and VegSoc on Meetup. But it was really sunny and hot, everyone was half-naked, people were enjoying themselves, the … Continue reading

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Ecoworks veg box pickup

A couple of weeks ago I started the process of getting a veg box (or bag) regularly from Ecoworks. I then didn’t follow thru with setting up a payment method, because I had financial difficulties and also was considering other … Continue reading

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Meeting with Clare Astle

I had a meeting in town at lunchtime on Friday 21st May with Clare Astle of the NHS city Asperger’s service, at the Homemade Café. It was really good, I’d previously only talked to Clare by email and we got … Continue reading

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DAIN drop-in @ Skills Exchange

On the morning of Friday 21st May I was at a DAIN drop-in session at the Skills Exchange breakfast meeting of the Skills Exchange, a LETS-like project run by the Partnership Council, now in its new offices in the Tennyson … Continue reading

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Dyslexic Learners Day

On Thursday May 20th I attended a Dyslexic Learners Day at the central library from 6 till 8 in the evening, run by Nottingham Dyslexic Support. I don’t have dyslexia myself but in the programme it mentioned someone talking about … Continue reading

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DAIN Moodle training

On Thursday 20th May the Nottingham DAIN volunteers – or those that turned up anyway – were trained in how to use the Moodle software and facility that is part of the DAIN project’s subsite on the WEA website. The … Continue reading

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Sumac skillshare on food foraging

On Saturday May 15th I went to the Sumac Centre for the first time in my entire life (!) to attend a skillshare session of Foraging for Food. I thought it was going to be on freeganism (as in skip-diving), … Continue reading

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TFF / TSSA meeting

Less than a week after our own meeting Transition Forest Fields held a meeting at the Lincolnshire Poacher with someone from Transition Sneinton & St. Ann’s, on Tuesday 11th May. We discussed three items: Possible collaboration in a stall at … Continue reading

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Pub Poetry – May ’10

I attended the May Pub Poetry evening at the Canalhouse pub on 10th May, and amongst other things read out some of my own poems. I was also one of the 5 winners of the limerick competition, which focused on … Continue reading

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