Friday 25 February 2011

Fawlty Towers at the Chrysalis Theatre

This week has seen Milton Keynes Theatre of Comedy show three episodes of Fawlty Towers in the Chrysalis Theatre at Camphill Milton Keynes. There were three episodes shown in September 2010 and were back by popular demand. Set in a 1970s Torquay hotel, Fawlty Towers is on of the finest farcical sitcoms British Television has ever seen. The script was written by John Cleese and Connie Booth.
The stories that were put on were A Touch of Class, Waldorf Salad and The Germans.

Alex Fox

Wednesday 23 February 2011

Tech Lab

The community now has a tech lab. There are now four laptops that residents are using to do training with. They were partly funded by a sponsored walk that we did in August 2010. The first session of training happened on 22 February and the tutor is somebody called Bethany. In the first session we found out about the different types of computers ant learnt how do use a mouse.

Bethany the tutor

The laptops

Training in the social room

Alex Fox

Friday 18 February 2011

The Groovy Gecko Club

These are a couple of photographs taken at The Groovy Gecko Club by Luciano Bomfim.
The Groovy Gecko Club is a night club run by and for people with learning difficulties.

Alex Fox

Tuesday 15 February 2011

Valentine's Day Party

On Sunday 13th February we celebrated a Valentine's Day Party at the Chrysalis Theatre. We watched a bit of a film called 'Love Actually' before we had a break. Then the dancing started.

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
Alex Fox

Sunday 13 February 2011

Just Giving for Camphill Milton Keynes

Screen shot of Zolt Lokodi's site

JustGiving was started in early 2000 by two women, Zarine Kharas and Anne-Marie Huby, with a simple, but big, vision. They wanted to help break down the barriers to fundraising, and to use the Internet to allow people to raise more for the charities they care about which is exactly what Zolt Lokodi, a co worker from Romania is doing for Camphill Milton Keynes. (To donate just click on 'Just Giving' in useful links or type '' in Internet Explorer).
Campill Milton Keynes is a residential working community, with charitable status, providing a meaningful working life for adults with a wide range of learning difficulties. Founded in 1981 it occupies two neighbouring estates, Pennyland and Willen, where over forty five residents live together with staff and their families in eight separate households.
Alex Fox

Tuesday 8 February 2011

Farewell to John Woollard

John Woollard who lives in Blackthorn house as a companion is leaving the community this week after living here for 14 years. He is moving to Kent.

Alex Fox

Monday 7 February 2011

Camphill Milton Keynes Cafe

The cafe at Camphill Milton Keynes has re-opened today on the 7th February after being closed for five weeks after being refurbished. The kitchen has been bought up to food safety standards which is phase one. Phase two will be putting in new furniture.

Alex Fox

Friday 4 February 2011

Weight Watchers

A group of us are now going to Weight Watchers. We go on Wednesdays evenings and it is at the Cross and Stables Church in Downs Barn, Milton Keynes. I have managed so far to lose over twelve pounds.
Signing in

Sitting down

Being weighed
Alex Fox