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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

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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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RE: Mechanical Solidarity

They are united only in a mechanical solidarity form the mere fact of their similarity, but they lack that organic solidarity on which every unified community is based; they are always compelled” (De Beauvoir, 1949: 597) 232 more words

Mechanical Solidarity

“They are united only in a mechanical solidarity form the mere fact of their similarity, but they lack that organic solidarity on which every unified community is based; they are always compelled” (Debeauvoir, 1949: 597) 81 more words

Proper Perfumes

Planned to get us all in the mood for Valentines Day our February meeting was suitably fragrant. Sarah McCartney of 4160 Tuesdays gave us a funny, articulate and entertaining presentation about her micro perfumery business. 246 more words

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