DarwinWelfare: Shapes in Nature

Walks, England, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge

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  • A short loop starting at Darwin college to engage our senses with nature: shapes, sounds and scents.

    Step 1: A short loop starting at Darwin college to engage our senses with nature: shapes, sounds and scents.

  • Leaving Darwin head towards Lammas land and notice changing shapes: building edges, rounding trees, stretched branches.

    Step 2: Leaving Darwin head towards Lammas land and notice changing shapes: building edges, rounding trees, stretched branches.

  • Pass through Lammas land, cross the bridge to Sheep’s green. Look at the shadows, reflections, perhaps you see ripples surrounding ducks.

    Step 3: Pass through Lammas land, cross the bridge to Sheep’s green. Look at the shadows, reflections, perhaps you see ripples surrounding ducks.

  • Cross into Hodsons Folly. Does the space feel more open? Take a deep breath in  to fill the space.

    Step 4: Cross into Hodsons Folly. Does the space feel more open? Take a deep breath in to fill the space.

  • From Hodson’s way towards the botanics cross at the junction to enter Vicar’s Brook. Shift focus from the sky to the textured ground.

    Step 5: From Hodson’s way towards the botanics cross at the junction to enter Vicar’s Brook. Shift focus from the sky to the textured ground.

  • Walk along Vicar’s Edge. Name three scents as you move from forest to waterside.

    Step 6: Walk along Vicar’s Edge. Name three scents as you move from forest to waterside.

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