A Poem

November 26, 2012

Entering the earth like a prehistoric tomb to reach the heavens You could touch the light flowing smoothly on white walls as the cold crept in. In this old/new place of earth/sky, the dead/living find a kind of peace. Rhiannon Grant

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September 17, 2012

Simply Sitting at Sunset If you think the colours are a bit different from the usual pale blue and grey/white that’s because the picture was taken at the start of the sundown sequence of colour change. That’s what you will be able to see if you come to the Simply Sitting at Sunset event on […]

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Midsummer

June 28, 2012

Skyspace (Yorkshire Sculpture Park) Mary Rowlands Brick archways, rock hewn walls lead into a light-filled space an empty room, concreted, tall and square. We sit and wait. We look around. Slowly our eyes rise up our heads tilt back. The ceiling has a central gap; beyond and through it – sky. Focussing through that square […]

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May 2012 After the Decision

May 19, 2012

May 2012. After the Decision. From the News Release of 11th May 2012 ‘Trustees for Quakers in Britain have agreed to go ahead with an inspiring refurbishment of the large meeting space in Friends House, London. However, in a move which will dismay some and reassure others, Trustees have decided to decline the offer to […]

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April 2012 – Dawn’s March 31st

April 12, 2012

Meditative Knitting The blanket and I went off to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park this afternoon to take part in the Sit in Peace event which was being held to coincide with the big Sit in Peace event in Trafalgar Square with the author, poet, and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh. We were using the Deer […]

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March 2012 sitting-in-peace

March 16, 2012

How did we get to this? I suppose it’s all the same story, just several different chapters. When we started out as Skyspace supporters we just wanted to tell people about the wowness of it, and to get them to share it. Not everybody gets it, some walk in, turn round, find nothing much and […]

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February 2012

February 10, 2012

February 2012 – Thanks Thanks to everyone who has been helping get the project out in the ether. Thanks to those of you who have got in contact with us, either through the blog or otherwise. We’ve had two technical queries about accessing parts of the website. We’ve done what we can to remedy these […]

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What’s in this blog?

November 23, 2011

Nobody knows yet.  It will depend how it works out.  We hope it’ll be full of different things: facts, figures, fiction, science, poetry, news, comments, questions. Pictures will go in the gallery, but info about them may come here. What kind of facts: how many Skyspaces there are, and where are they, and how can […]

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