Monthly Archives: August 2016

Last day of summer holiday activities

Today is the final day of the outreach summer holiday programme. I will be running traditional games activities at Balerno Library at 11am and Currie Library at 2pm. Advertisements

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The Burry Man and the Ferry Fair

It is the Ferry Fair weekend and the Burry Man is in South Queensferry today. The Burry Man walks around Queensferry covered in burrs (the spiky seed cases of the burdock plant). His route is available here. You can find … Continue reading

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Pirates, parrots, cats, dogs and peacocks

Last week I ran two sessions at West Pilton Neighbourhood Project. The first session was pirate themed- inspired by Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson (one of the writers represented in the Writers’s Museum). We made treasure maps and parrots. … Continue reading

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