Michelle’s posts

Creative collaboration, or how to build a narrowboat* - We decided early on that we wanted to create some kind of printed object as part of the Towpath project, something that people could take away with them. Sarah quickly came up with the idea to create an origami narrowboat: a simple and elegant fold that leaves space for text, and fits perfectly with our
Bridgewater canal Story trail playlist – Track 1 - For those of you planning to follow our story trail in search of the geocaches and zappar codes, I’m starting a suggested playlist of songs that are connected to the themes and images in our story. Here’s number one: Stolen Shark by Rozi Plain, a beautiful and strange track from Inside Over Here. If you
Collaborative writing, tools, and pirates - ‘Have you ever used PiratePad?’ That was Helen, our digital artist and wrangler-in-chief of all things tech. For the uninitiated (like me): PiratePad is a free online collaboration tool for producing text documents. It’s a beta-version basic word processor that allows more than one person to work on one document simultaneously. Most of the online
Cache construction ahead - I spent the weekend making caches for the geocaching element of our story trail and have discovered that what was once a familiar part of my life has now become a relic: film canisters. I managed to root out three of them between Maya’s house and mine, and am at a loss as to where