We have been continuing to meet out of doors in the bandstand whilst we have been unable to meet at Breadline. The bandstand naturally lends itself to music-making and so this is what we have been doing recently and people sitting on benches and on the grass on sunny days have enjoyed the entertainment. However, we have been missing painting so we decided this week to bring art materials rather than musical instruments. As it happened we were unable to occupy the bandstand this week anyway as it was being decorated for Golowan Festival, which was going to be going ahead in a very limited form. We enjoyed being on the grass in the dappled shade as it meant we were able to be closer to the flowers that let themselves to being painted.
Roaming and Returning
We're gradually returning to old patterns of meeting, chatting, making things in the wake of Covid. We're glad to be back at Breadline. Even when we couldn't meet, Roamers stayed in touch by telephone, postal projects (details here) and this website. But we're most ourselves and most at ease -- most Roaming -- when we're really together.
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Roaming's official goal is "to carry on creative activities that benefit the community and in particular (without limitation) people who find themselves in some way disadvantaged, excluded or vulnerable." Our values are really our common ground: confidentiality, integrity, fairness, respect for the values and culture of others, the withholding of judgement, inclusivity, flexibility, and equity in relationships. "