To celebrate Burns Night, residents at Love Walk were treated to the beautiful sound of bagpipes, performed by local bagpiper, Ian. “I really enjoyed it – the Scottish music was right up my street!” commented one of our residents.
“Ian is an inspiration for our residents”, commented Paul Clay, Activities Co-ordinator. “He was 29- years-old when he started learning to play the bagpipes. For eight years he travelled all over the world and took his bagpipes with him. Residents love to hear his stories.”
Following the bagpipes performance, resident Richard read the poem My Love is Like a Red, Red Rose by Robert Burns. Everybody enjoyed the afternoon and the opportunity to celebrate Burns Night together.
Residents at Lovewalk resumed an old activity, back by popular demand, sailing at Greenland Dock. The sailing club “Tideway Sailability” specialises in providing sailing opportunities for all, no matter what your ability or disability. This time we took 4 new sailors who had never been sailing before and they tried…
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Love Walk visit Mudchute Farm
In the last month, activity carers at Love Walk have run two trips to Mudchute Farm as the trip was so popular. The 32-acre farm was established in the 1970s on derelict land on the Isle of Dogs. Today it is a hugely popular community site, with many animals including rare-breed…