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Is Art a Form of Therapy?

Alain de Botton, founder of The School of Life , gave a secular sermon on the importance of art in giving our lives meaning, by providing therapy and solutions to life’s dilemmas. 31 more words

Under way and making way at Greenwich University...

Ten days ago, I went to Greenwich University to discuss a project for a new journal which will allow students to publish articles alongside academics and get equal recognition for their work. 827 more words

Personal Experiences

Mary Lacy, the Female Shipwright

Inspired by The History of the Female Shipwright on Georgian London by Lucy Inglis.

Basically, Mary Lacy ran away from home dressed as a man and ended up in the Navy, going by the name, William Chandler. 1,100 more words

Family History

Blackheath Readers 'BIG RED' Book Club

We were invited to hold our book club at the BIG RED Pizza bus at Deptford Bridge a couple of months ago. They were incredibly accommodating and generous to us offering a discount on the meal and two free bottles of bubbles so how could we decline! 199 more words

Blackheath Readers

Grand National at the Royal Albert, New Cross

I love the Grand National. I don’t follow horse racing and I’m usually not a big gambler, but I do always have a flutter on the Grand National and it’s the only sports event I make an effort to watch. 229 more words

London

Rituals and Play

The next Owl Seance will take place Saturday 3 May, 1pm at Assembly, SE8.

The screening is part of the New Cross and Deptford Free Film Festival. 11 more words