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Clint’s Story 1969 – the beginning

As part of Continuing the Journey, Stray Cat Media worked with a focus group of sixth formers attending Broadgreen International School to create an animation resource that could be shared with the wider community to raise awareness of the impact of racism.  Leanne Judson, Humanities…

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my mini garden by daisy

My mini garden is something I’ve been doing for a long time. I have made lots of fimo models for it. When I first did it it was very plain and has built up by the weeks. My favourite thing about my garden is the…

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my secret garden by alaina

For the past few weeks I’ve enjoyed doing gardening with Leila, Ticky and Jonny. I mostly like the smell off the plants a little bit of the look of the plants. My favourite plants are chamomile and lemon thyme because lemon thyme has a nice…

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curry plants by benn

Buy this curry plant and it will just smell like curry – REAL CURRY!  It is just great cause I love curry! by benn Project kindly supported by Shop Direct and Community Foundation for Merseyside

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our secret gardens

We’ve been making miniature gardens within our kitchen garden so please look carefully to discover these beautiful little worlds… Project kindly supported by Shop Direct and Community Foundation for Merseyside  

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Tomtastic

At DJU we love our toms and this year we have planted them from seed – and they are doing really well.  Once big enough we potted our seedlings remembering to drop a banana skin in the bottom of the pot to give them extra…

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new neighbours

Our beautiful garden feels very complete now that we have new neighbours nesting in …our lettuce patch!! Imagine our surprise when we were tending to our veggies and found a little nest with three little eggs! Then our joy when they hatched ! We are…

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the garden project – daisy’s blog spot

Daisy loves photographing our garden as it is taking shape – so she is recording how we plant so others can learn from our work – for the potatoes we needed to plant them in grow bags with 15cm of soil above and below and…

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the garden project – daisys blog spot – arty facts…

We love brightening up our garden by creating unique sculptures and signs and so we’ve been upcycling plastics to create exotic birds and animals to live in our garden as well as creating a beautiful mosaic sign to welcome everyone to our lovely area.  Photos…

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the garden project – Are you tyred?

We made a seat, its is made out of a tyre and some wood and rope we wrapped round the rope round and round and then it made an amazing seat:)  I helped drill the wood and glue the rope – it was fun:) blog…

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Award Winning Project Film

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the garden project – plastic fantastic

loving our up cycled birds they are tweetastic ! Kindly supported by Awards for All

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the garden project – sign of the times

Knowing what you can and can’t eat is important in a kitchen garden so our artists developed some funky signs on spoons so newcomers to the garden can easily discover what’s what and what’s not. Kindly supported by Awards for All

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the garden project – take a seat …

We’ve put pallets to great use as vertical gardens along our bricked wall, but our young gardening designers decided to build their own pallet bench following some online research of what can be achieved with a humble pallet – and we are loving the results!…

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the garden project – greenhouse

British weather can be a little bit limiting – although last year we really enjoyed a glorious summer – so here’s hoping for another this year – but just incase we arent so lucky we decided to get a poly carbon greenhouse for our gardeners…

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the garden project – tyred out…

Stray Cat Media and our young gardeners at Dewi Jones Unit, Alder Hey are committed to recycling and up cycling and so we collected some old tyres – including two extra large tractor tyres that we have put to good use for growing our produce…

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the garden project – worm city

Our gardeners know the benefits of worms for any gardener because worm worked compost or worm casts are the most nutrient rich natural compost known – so we helped them set up a wormery so we can sustain the project through the creation of our own…

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Continuing The Journey – Contributors

We have had an overwhelming response from members of the community who have contributed their experiences of racism for the project.  Each and every contribution will impact on the power of this unique body of work, which is continuing to grow and develop.  All our…

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Image Makers

Loving these postcards that we helped our talented young photographers attending Alder Hey Children’s Hospital create as part of a Dadafest young people’s arts project examining personal journeys.  We taught the young people all aspects of photography – moving from a simple compact camera to…

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Continuing The Journey – A Panel Discussion

A phenomenal panel came together at Kuumba to present their personal response to the project theme of Continuing The Journey  – Professor Tunde Zack-Williams began with his introductory presentation – examining education and its importance, Levi Tafari followed with a powerful performance of his poetry…

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