Fire Circles – Explorations Within Nature

On Monday 10th June MensCraft staff gathered at the X Adventure Activities Bramley Lakes site in Horsford. It was a rainy start and colder than a June day should be, so it was great to see Chris get a fire established. This gathering was a ‘staff development...

MensCraft ‘Walk & Talk’

I arrived at the Maddermarket Theatre on a Friday morning a few weeks ago with a mixture of excitement and trepidation. I’d only been in the building twice before: once to discuss the possibility of becoming a MensCraft trustee, and the second time as part of the...

Checking-in during the Pit Stop Social

As part of his placement with MensCraft, Makani Zulu (UEA Social Work student) hosted some ‘check-ins’ as part of our Norwich Pit Stop Social gatherings. The ‘check-in’ is where all members of the group have the opportunity to say how they are...

Who’s That? The Man in the Corner

At a recent Pit Stop Social in Norwich, I was speaking to one of our members, Stephen, about his social anxiety. He chose to explain his experience of this with a poem. With his permission, I will share this with you here: Who’s That? The Man in the Corner Here...
Pit Stop Breckland at Grime’s Graves

Pit Stop Breckland at Grime’s Graves

Pit Stop Breckland members recently had the opportunity to visit the 5,000 year old Neolithic flint mines Grime’s Graves set in the Norfolk countryside.   The late February weather was horrific – wet, windy and cold, but that didn’t stop the...