HOME: Poems written at Woodclough Day Centre

Home I wouldn’t like to live there, if the wind got up you’d blow over! That’d be nice, I’d like a swimming pool I wouldn’t like to pay the electric bill I’d have that grass cut in no time This house would be easy to do the pointing I prefer this cosy cottage I think […]

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HOME: Poems written at Roeacre Court, Heywood.

The following poems were written in Heywood by participants of the Small Things Creative STORY BOX sessions held in at Roeacre Court on 17th May 2019 which used the Overspill theme to share stories of Home and Community. Participants were living with, or caring for someone with, dementia. Home Peace and quiet and solitude A […]

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In the Same Boat

We came in 55 from the prefabsWhat a lovely house!Gardens, indoor toilets and stairs for the first time – we ran up and down them all day longBut winter in Langley was freezingNo central heatingso I’dwarm my legs by a stove in the morningsdrinking a cup of tea while the family was still in bed.We […]

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