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.)
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)
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
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–
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.)