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Anfield Community Corner Walks Again.

The second walk for health with ABCC took place today.  I enjoyed it despite the miserable weather.   (Last week was beautiful)   We walked a little further this week  and our walk took us through Stanley Park to the Isla Gladstone Conservatory were we had a rest and a cup of coffee  ( no cakes)  though they looked very tempting. There is a lovely cafe in the conservatory with a very comprehensive menu at competitive prices.  The conservatory has been beautifully restored and converted with much care,  a Victorian glass house which is just right in the setting of the park which itself has been restored and although the rose gardens have finished for the year there is still lots of work taking place and it is looking more open and accessible than I remember.   Weddings and other events are licensed to take place in which is a beautiful (and warm) venue.   After our rest, we walked back around the lake (sorry to disappoint you  ducks, I’ll take bread next time)  We walked back to ABCC   by which time I admit I was well and truly finished and thank you Tom for the much-needed hot drink and rest.  I felt as though I had completed a marathon  but this small walk was an achievement for me and I need the help and encouragement of the rest of the group . I wouldn’t have attempted it on my own. SO , if you need company and motivation for a healthy exercise/ walk  next week we will be doing it again. Tuesday , 1:30 , 15th Nov. Thanks for the company folks , Tom, and Kathy for your support and encouragement . See you next week. ( My joints should have recovered by then !!!)


Four Corners is on the move from the Bluecoat to Five Health Centres around  Liverpool. Today I went to Yewtree Health Centre to check out the highly successful exhibition, I really enjoyed the whole week at the Bluecoat in July so I wondered how this exhibition would transfer to other venues. The answer is very well thank you! Health Centres have loved having the exhibition and the change of atmosphere it has generated . Wendy Court, Health Centre manager and staff loved the change in the atmosphere with the Music, Images, and poetry readings by the very talented and enthusiastic Ethnie Brown ( I was treated today to a spontaneous reading she is so good! )  People were communicating with each other as a result of the exhibition , it gave people a sense of community,encouraged them to look at the type of activities Four Corners has been working on in other areas such activities as origami , thinking about ‘ Recipes for Happiness’ and with a little help putting  their thoughts on paper to be included in the book ( I did mine in July it made me think about the good things I have to be thankful for) The giant apples and bottles on display and the intricate  mosaic water feature all caused lots of interest ,I wonder who made them? Possibly Arts in Regeneration but I’m not sure on that. Jen Heyes, Artistic Director (another wonderfully enthusiastic person) , says “It’s been wonderful to bring the work back home and see people’s response to Art in the Centres .  It has proved that we all need our senses and creativity stimulated to lead active and healthy lives and to connect with each other”. Well that is what 2010 is all about THE YEAR OF HEALTH AND WELL BEING and this talented team is delivering just what the Doctor ordered. Thanks Jen, Ethnie, and technical guys Mike Dunn and Brian Dodd for making such a HUGE impact in the community.   Two more MOVES . Thurs.23 Sept. Speke Health Centre L24  2xp.  Fri. 24th Breezehill Health Centre L9 1AD. Worth going even if you don’t need  to see a Doctor

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