The Bothy Project Neighbourhood Residency – Part 1

What better way to start this blog than by sharing the experience of my 6 days & 7 nights Neighbourhood Residency at the Assynt Arts Study at Glencanisp. The Bothy Project’s Neighbourhood Residencies offered nine participants from three areas in Scotland the opportunity to spend time in their local ‘bothy’ with a view to share, discuss and reflect upon themes of specific importance to them, and their communities. A bothy is a small hut or cottage in Scotland, especially one for housing farm labourers or for use as a mountain refuge, although all the bothies and studios in the project are a lot funkier than a traditional mountain hut.

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