The Bathscape advisory group sharing ideas about how best to preserve and enhance the landscape surrounding the city in a meeting held at Bath CC.
The Bathscape project is great forum to meet across disciplines, overcome suspicion and misunderstandings. Kelston Roundhill lies within the Bathscape area. The project promises a range of benefits including improved grasslands and flower-rich meadows, 30 assessed and managed view points, greater numbers of volunteers and visitors and a walking festival.
Our input to the meeting: first do no harm. Let’s not municipalise our rural countryside. Let’s include the sacred dimension, art and storytelling. Also we must work hard towards diversity (see pic above #QED).
Mary and William test out the new bench cut today by Richard (c)
A concert for aural diversity entails music specially composed and performed for people with different states of hearing, including various stages of deafness.
Andrew Hugill talks about Menieres disease, deafness and work for aural diversity in a short film made by GN Resound.
It’s a project by the composer Andrew Hugill, recently of Bath Spa University. Prof Hugill himself suffers from deafness and other symptoms associated with Meniere’s disease. The programme is supported by the specialist Danish hearing aid supplier GN Resound.
We look forward to welcoming composer, musicians and guests to this important event, and look forward to helping make it a beautiful and memorable occasion.
Our neighbour Gerald did some beautiful cutting and laying over the holiday period. Thisnis mainly ash, so may well be susceptible to dieback and may not last. So we plan to check out the sales with a view to underplanting with some more hedge shrubs.
It is not dug with pick and spade
not man made.
rooted hard there, under hill.
made to draw us back
footfall soft on winter track.