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Time for Round 2

This morning was a shocker. The very event I was dreading took place–Trump won the presidency. After so many forecasts being so sure that Hillary would win, Trump took the office. 346 more words

De Beauvoir Association Christmas Fair

The De Beauvoir Association Christmas Fair will on Saturday 26 November in the Crypt. We will be selling crafts and preserves, all handmade in De Beauvoir with love.


November Meeting – Strictly Dancing

The November meeting was our annual group meeting with other local WI groups and we had visitors from N1, Stow Roses, Stone Rangers, East End and Stoke Newington.   77 more words

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Our prize winners

The sun could not have shone brighter for our first joint De Beauvoir WI and De Beauvoir Gardeners Flower and Produce. Everyone I meet who attended has had nothing but praise for the event and how much it brings the community together.  159 more words

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Religion & The Second Sex (Simone De Beauvoir)

Regarding De Beauvoir’s classic The Second Sex one could easily quote the old rabbinic adage about Torah, “Turn it, and turn it, for everything is in it. 1,778 more words


Magical moments with the local poet Marina Evans

Unique, funny and charming are all words that describe the Irish-born local poet and novelist Martina Evans who read from her collected works at April’s meeting. 321 more words

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Singing for joy and ‘Jerusalem’

For our March meeting we welcomed singer and choir director Barbara Hoëfling who gave us a fantastic crash-course in singing in a choir and which concluded with her conducting us in a rousing version of ‘Jerusalem’. 458 more words

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