Anne Lamott – 12 truths I’ve learned from life and writing

https://www.ted.com/talks/anne_lamott_12_truths_i_learned_from_life_and_writing?utm_campaign=tedspread--b&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tedcomshare From the TedTalk website A few days before she turned 61, writer Anne Lamott decided to write down everything she knew for sure. She dives into the nuances of being a human who lives in a confusing, beautiful, emotional world, offering her characteristic life-affirming wisdom and humor on family, writing, the meaning of God, … Continue reading Anne Lamott – 12 truths I’ve learned from life and writing

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Busy Bees in Bradford

This morning, I had a really interesting chat with a taxi driver about autism provision in Bradford. He is really passionate about raising awareness of autism services so has asked me to help spread the word. This is his tale. The Taxi Driver (Dad) has a number of children, including a son who was diagnosed … Continue reading Busy Bees in Bradford

PODCAST – Culturally Minded Ep 03 – ‘I’ll edit that out’ (and then I didn’t)

Leeds Book Club has been participating in the Arts and Minds Network's Sharing Stories Project for the last few years. In previous years, we read and discussed books - you can find the list below - however, in 2015, we decided to broaden our scope. Tom of the Arts and Mind Network and I will be meeting up … Continue reading PODCAST – Culturally Minded Ep 03 – ‘I’ll edit that out’ (and then I didn’t)

PODCAST – Culturally Minded Ep 02

Leeds Book Club has been participating in the Arts and Minds Network's Sharing Stories Project for the last few years. In previous years, we read and discussed books - you can find the list below - however, in 2015, we decided to broaden our scope. Tom of the Arts and Mind Network and I will be meeting up … Continue reading PODCAST – Culturally Minded Ep 02

Culturally Minded Podcast

Leeds Book Club has been participating in the Arts and Minds Network's Sharing Stories Project for the last few years. This project has been set up to raise awareness of mental health; learning difficulties and autism through - in our case - the depiction of these in works of fiction. In previous years, we read and discussed books … Continue reading Culturally Minded Podcast