Rob’s Gardening Guide – Fermentation

Jar of orangey finely chopped vegatables with a white lid with a tube poking out of the top

The benefits of fermented probiotic foods are many. There are a wide range of vitamins and minerals in the foods that we can eat but only a limited amount of them are accessible, fermentation can help your body to absorb a lot more of these nutrients.

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Christmas market lit up at night with giant ferris wheel and Christmas tree.

BY HAYLEIGH BARCLAY Today I woke up convinced that time travel had been discovered. It’s December, but yesterday it was June and despite posting about it on Twitter, nobody could tell me how that happened. I’m not saying it’s a conspiracy, but I’m not saying it’s not either. All I know is that for the […]

CREATE: My Pandemic Story – Sanjeev

Head and shoulders of a young man with full beard and mustache with short dark hair and black rimmed glasses. Sat in a wheelchair in the garden wearing a red football shirt

I’ve always listened to a mix of hip hop and most of its sub genres as well as rock and metal, so to make a hip-hop track was always something I wanted to try – So I thought now would be the perfect opportunity to start.

CREATE: My Pandemic Story – Marni

Young woman with light shoulder length hair sat in a powerchair wearing a white dress with pink flower print. Holding a martini glass filled with a red liquid on a clear tray. The background is a light living room with 26 shaped pink balloons.

I am so excited to see where this takes me, I am loving being creative again and I am constantly looking for design ideas to experiment with and add to my collection.

CREATE: My Pandemic Story – Hayleigh

Black and white photo of the head and shoulders of a white woman sat in a chair looking to the left. Her hair in a high ponytail

Then I received some news… My friend Sylvia, who I met at the University of Glasgow whilst completing a Doctorate, had started her own publishing house.

Rob’s Gardening Guide – In a Pickle

chopping board of produce and ingredients

BY ROBERT SLEIGHT I hope that if anybody was planting any crops this year that you had a decent harvest. It is at this point you need to decide what to do to enjoy all your produce throughout the winter. In my opinion there are only 3 options and those are: pickling fermentation preserving (jams […]

CREATE: My Pandemic Story – Conor

Conor wrapped up with a green wool hat and puffy silver coat

So as the summer approached and restrictions eased, I thought that I would like to take up fishing, join the local club and get my own licence. So I went through the formalities, purchased some new gear and off to the river I went.

CREATE: My Pandemic Story – Stephanie

Stephanie holding her award

I wanted to use my filmmaking skills to investigate into how the Coronavirus was affecting disabled people’s lives, in terms of accessing food, care, work, socially, how they felt in isolation, but also what they were doing to maintain a healthy well-being.

Rob’s Gardening Guide – Part One

ROBERT SLEIGHT in front of his greenhouse

Let’s face it, when you have quite a serious disability that includes mobility impairments it limits a lot of things that you can do with your time. I used to love reading books, playing with Lego, videogames and building models. Those days are gone but with technology I can do most of those things again […]