Daily Archives: 2010-05-22

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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Transition Forest Fields meeting 2010-05-05

On 5th May we held a TFF meeting at the house of one of the members. It was quite productive, actually I’d sent a lot of suggestions for agenda items and to get all (or most) of them in we … Continue reading

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Partnership Council open day

There was an open day for the Partnership Council in its new home of the Tennyson building on Forest Road West from 12 till 4 on Saturday 8th May. I intended to get there earlier but only managed the last … Continue reading

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Eco-art/design exhibition opening @ Lee Rosy’s

On the evening of Friday 7th May I attended the opening night of an exhibition of ecological art and design by several local young artists/designers, called “Caught Up in the Frame of the Revolution”, in the downstairs room of Lee … Continue reading

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NAS outings group: Narrowboat trip

The local National Autistic Society outings social group for adults with Asperger’s Syndrome had as its May event a trip on a narrowboat along the canal from Fellows Morton & Clayton pub and back again. I’d not been on a … Continue reading

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