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Pocklington Trust

We had a good baking day at The Pocklington Trust in Stourbridge.  Based at The Mary Stephen’s Centre (behind the hospice), working with partially sighted people.  Warmly received, it was a real treat to come here and be part of people’s day.  Meeting new people and having a chatty group really warmed us.    Very touched to see different ages engaged and immersed in the process.  We made spelt wholemeal rolls and loaves – many flour clouds but not too many ‘snowmen’ left the room….

We focused on the textures and smells – used crunchy salt and warm honey liquid –   I want to get my hands on some speaking scales!  Now that would really be useful for all ages and also alot of fun for the disabled kids we work with.

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Mary from ‘bakemehappy’ in Wolverhampton came to support as did Mark from The ‘Y’ Project in Stourbridge.   Both did such a fabulous job – full of gentle energy which filled the room… Also fantastic washing up!!!  Truly appreciated…

We hope more work with people here – is lovely and as ever the smell of bread baking fills the whole building!  Everyone benefits!!

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