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Wild Swimming
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Wild Swimming

Blogpost by Christel Hernalesteen, Treasurer Ella Foote (aka Ella Chloe) has one mission: get you to swim. Ideally in nature, but if not, lidos are great too.  In a very inspiring talk, Ella took us through her journey with wild water swimming, from her early childhood always being outdoors, through her swim across the channel, … Continue reading

She bangs the drums!
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She bangs the drums!

This month, Borough Belles enjoyed our own Caribbean carnival with the Steelpan Agency.  Shareen brought the full range of steelpan instruments in her Tardis-like van and the Bosco Centre was filled with the cheerful sound for the rest of the evening. After new president Alison welcomed everyone, Shareen started with giving us a brief history … Continue reading

AGM
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AGM

Blogpost by Muireann Grealy May’s meeting was our AGM where we reviewed all the great activities and achievements of the past year! First Sarah talked us through the WI’s current campaigns and how we got involved with them this year.  Ali, Johanna, Laura and Susan lead some thorough discussion of the two proposed resolutions to … Continue reading

Talking about Death and Life
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Talking about Death and Life

Blog Post by Kiki Lo, Markets Officer 13th-19th May was Dying Matters Awareness Week. The Belles took this impetus and invited Holly June Smith to talk about the difficult subjects associated with end of life and death. Holly is a coach and celebrant who conducts interesting discussions on Instagram Live on a variety of subjects. … Continue reading

Herbs for Skin Health
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Herbs for Skin Health

Blog post by Laura Febbrari, Culture Club Officer Our March meeting was all about using herbal medicine to promote our skin health. We were joined by Rasheeqa Ahmad, a medical herbalist from Baldwins. She trained at the Scottish School of Herbal Medicine in Glasgow and the Archway Herbal Clinic at Middlesex University. Our skin The … Continue reading