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Nine nuggets for November activities

Poetry for Bonfire night Bonfire night  from our book ‘Now share a verse…’ available from Amazon ‘When firework flares light the sky With rainbow sparkles and flashes, Whoops of joy fill the air At seeing the golden splashes. When I was young each family Built a huge bonfire from a mix Of planks and doors and …

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Visit to Sunrise Senior Living Winchester

It was lovely to meet Dawn Sadler, Director of Community Services at Sunrise, Winchester. Dawn loved our nostalgic poetry / activity books and DVD for older people, including those living with dementia and their families. Dawn bought our products to use at Sunrise, Winchester. “We are really excited to get started using your poetry books …

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How poetry helps engage people living with dementia

An article in The Guardian on 19th March, 2019, highlights that poetry helps to engage people living with dementia. It includes a quote from Kate McDonnell from the Liverpudlian charity, ‘The Reader’ who says, “… poetry blows on embers, and you never know where that spark is going to ignite”. The article also quotes, Philip …

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