Our Imaginations

The tenants and residents blog ... in their own words
My Trip to the Queen’s Garden Party

My Trip to the Queen’s Garden Party

My Trip to the Queen's Garden Party at Buckingham Palace   Our CEO Michelle and Tenant Louise went to the Royal Garden Party in Buckingham Palace.This huge honour was kindly given to them by the Lord Lieutenant of Essex, Jennifer Tolhurst. Michelle has been at...

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Lions & Tigers & Bears… Oh My!

Lions & Tigers & Bears… Oh My!

We went on a group trip to Colchester Zoo arranged by the Creative Craft Centre. J was scared of the ducks but liked the snakes and the vultures. His favourite animal was the snakes especially the python. H wanted to feed the tigers but that wasn't a possibility. We...

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Lights, Camera, Action…

Lights, Camera, Action…

Residents and Tenants had a wonderful drama session with supporter and actor Jeremy Sheffield (as seen in Holby City, Hollyoaks as well as some Hollywood Films and more). He came and ran a workshop for the day re-creating parts of the Queen music video 'I want to...

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My Office Job

My Office Job

I love working with Elaine (in the office). She's my friend. I photocopy, have a drink of coffee. I do the shredding, I did that this morning. I take things down for posting. I sometimes put things in envelopes. I answer the phone, it's very important. I've been told...

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Our Halloween Party

I think it was wicked the Halloween Party. I dressed up like a ghost and put make up on, that was brilliant. I was talking to everybody, they were dressed up too like ghosts, skeleton and zombies - I don't like zombies. Kelvin was the DJ, he played Spandau Ballet for...

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My Trip to Glasgow and Our Award Night!

My Trip to Glasgow and Our Award Night!

One of the Acorn Artists went to the Awards Night in Glasgow representing all of the Acorn Artists who created the 'Mural for Manningtree'. She kept a log of her trip and wanted to share her experience...   4th October 2018 6.30 am Headed for Manningtree Station...

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The Colchester Fire Swim

We went to the Fire Swim on Saturday. There was lots of us there, I can't remember how many exactly. I raised £70 in sponsorship. We chose songs, 500 miles, Spandau Ballet. We had fantastic supporters cheering us on and they had some fantastic dance moves. Thank you...

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Acorn Village Fishing Trip with The Masonic Fishing Charity

Acorn Village Fishing Trip with The Masonic Fishing Charity

I like going fishing. I liked meeting the fisherman, Charlie was nice. The birds were really lovely, it was good when they flew over the lake. The journey was long down there but I saw diggers on a building site and dumpertrucks aswell. We had a barbeque, I had...

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Our Sailing Trip to Woolverstone

Some of the residents and tenants went on a sailing trip from Woolverstone Marina.  They had a great time and wanted to share their thoughts and photos with you.     It's interesting, there's no (wind) shield. It was nice out there. I didn't get splashed, I...

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