Carry keepsakes from this place,
keep them warm in the boll of your memory –
the leaf-pattern of your walk
a puff of thistledown
the glint of rowan
a fleck of silver birch
the touch of loch-polished stone
the scent of rain
a seedpod like a firefly of light
hold them close,
touch them often.
Poetry copyright © Frances Ainslie 2021
Audio - Directions to 7th Film 'Reflection'
Audio - Airthrey Dance Trail - Thank You
The Airthrey Dance Trail has been created through the Scene Stirling Open Grants - funded by Creative Scotland,
Stirling Council and with support from cultural organisations across Stirling.
This project was part funded by the generosity of Grace's aerial students who donated their cancelled classes during lockdown.
Created with support from the University of Stirling Art Collection. Thanks to Michael Rea (filming and editing), Frances Ainslie (poetry), Hannah Uttley (narration of poetry), Arken Creative (map design), Ellen Turner (creative mentor), Nathan Critchlow (writing support).
Film © Grace Turner 2021. Poetry © Frances Ainslie 2021