Summer Picnic
Meetings

Summer Picnic

Blogpost by Johanna Wilson, Social Media Officer After a packed year of talks and activities, it was lovely just to get a chance to catch up with other Belles at our summer picnic. We all descended on local Mint Street Park and naturally formed a primary-school style circle. We were not short of great food … Continue reading

Rabble Rousers
Meetings

Rabble Rousers

Blog post by Sally Sculthorpe, Borough Belles Secretary In September’s meeting we dusted off our lycra, sweatbands and trainers to welcome welcomed the inspirational Charlotte Roach, founder of Rabble – a sports club with a difference. With its focus on playing games Rabble is for people who are ‘bored of boring exercise’. Charlotte Roach was … Continue reading

Just a great big (teddy) bear
Events

Just a great big (teddy) bear

Following on from her previous blog, Belle Louise Guthrie recounts Pierre Koffmann’s home truths and food wisdom from the latest Borough Talks…   “So how does it feel to be awarded three Michelin stars?” Bloomberg’s chief food critic Richard Vines asks Pierre Koffmann the question on everyone’s mind here at tonight’s Borough Conversation event. “Every day is special” … Continue reading

The world is your oyster (card)
Meetings

The world is your oyster (card)

A blog post by Sally Sculthorpe, Deputy Secretary At this month’s meeting the Borough Belles took part in a creative upcycling workshop led by guest speakers The Skip Sisters. We used recycled materials ploughed from the depths of rubbish bins, the back corners of charity shops and even scraped from a wall in Brockley to make upcycled … Continue reading