At Ryebank Fields
Current Project 10/11/20
The music created is an extended version of the middle section of another song. It has a tribal and etheric feel to it and as its has now progressed to the next sensory level of vision it has been assigned to the earth.
Inspiration has come from save the Ryebank fields movement. Local to me and next door to my old primary school St Johns in Chorlton. Leona and myself visited today to get a feel for the place and met Roy who’s family has lived there for generations.
Roy told us how Ryebank field used to be a lake his Mother would sail on as a girl with her friends. It was bombed during the war leaving a huge crater which before it was filled in, was a dumping ground. It houses a plane, a truck full of radios, bricks containing aspestos, a few undetonated bombs and god knows what else!
It has now returned to the wild beauty of nature and is a much loved space for the community who intend to keep it, although the official owners MMU who were gifted the land by the council are trying to sell it to developers. No! Support the cause here www.facebook.com/groups/FriendsofRyebank
Huge thank you to Nancy Green A friend of Ryebank fields and also my lovely homeopath for telling me about this gem. (Day one of filming) This is taken from The Nico Ridge which is thought to be 1000 years old from Roman times. It stretches right accross Manchester. I had no idea. Such a fascinating land we live on. Read all about it here https://www.saveryebankfields.org/post/hands-offa-ditch/?fbclid=IwAR0rQt6EId6oCutKJj4dMhFZJDDXYphasFrDGI2YSXyX0Po1GxC0j2v0Z-4