Browsing Archive: February, 2012

Olfaction Fascination

Posted by Anne Witton on Tuesday, February 14, 2012, In : Ramblings 

I've been thinking a lot recently about smells and more specifically about the power of smell to recall long-forgotten people and places from the distant past. We've probably all had the experience when we've been going about our daily lives when suddenly a scent will stop us in our tracks and we feel that we are once again in our grandmother's kitchen or walking through the school doors for the very first time. Smell can transport you back to the moment in a way that no other sense can...

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Epic Awards: The Movie!

Posted by Anne Witton on Tuesday, February 7, 2012, In : Arts and crafts 
It's been another fantastic year for the Epic Awards and it's been a privilege hearing about so many inspiring arts and crafts projects from around the UK. Here's a video I made to showcase the winning groups, who were:
  • Peterborough Male Voice Choir who turned their fortunes around with their innovative 'New Directions' project.
  • Phizzfest, a community arts festival in Dublin.
  • Renfrewshire-based drumming group, The Buddy Beat who made a wonderful video documenting the impact music had on their re...

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