I’ve spent it in good company

2 March 2017

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Hazel Darwin-Edwards is an Associate Artist with Starcatchers and he has worked on several projects and residencies with them as a theatre maker, performer and puppeteer. She co-led the Expecting Something pilot with parents under 25 and their babies.

Hazel Darwin-Edwards reflects on a colourful musical play session at the first Expecting Something workshop

Note: this weeks blog contains a selection of pictures from this weeks sessions and lyrics/ quotes from musicians we’ve been discussing while playing, marbling, scrapbooking and listening to music. Enjoy. (The title is a quote from The Parting Glass which Jed sang us to put the babies to sleep.)

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Above: Playing with swirly bright colours- ping pong balls on black background and marbling paints.

Where your knowledge bigger than a college
If you haven’t got it wonder in a forest
Lost in your mind
Lost in your soul
Where you’re going you will never know (Akala- Really?)

I think the tiniest little thing can change the course of your day, which can change the course of your year, which can change who you are. (Taylor Swift)

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Above: DJ Rude-boy enjoys some hip hop and we had Jed on the guitar with guest baby vocals.

I May not have the softest touch
I may not say the words as such
And though I may not look like much
I’m yours.
And though my edge is maybe rough
I never feel I’m quite enough
And it may not seem like very much
But I’m yours. (The Script- I’m Yours)

Taking things for granted is a terrible disease. We should all be checking ourselves regularly for signs of it. (Kate Tempest– Hold Your Own)

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Above: big dreams- putting quotes in our scrapbooks and cool designs drying on the line. 

I am not superman
You are not superman
But I don’t need to pretend that I am (Akala-  I’m so cool)

And that’s just part of it not half of it, get the picture, the rest aint necessary. (Akala- Fire in the Booth.)