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Week 1 - The Gaze

“Indeed a certain power dynamic is inherent within the gaze as a medium and images possess a very commanding presence- there is a perverse pleasure in looking and not being able to look away.

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City of Death to the Temple of Desire

The temperature was dropping in time with the darkening, approaching dusk. I walked across from Hotel Raspail, crossing the Blvd Raspail, through rue Hygens where clutches of youngsters sat on the doorsteps to the Ecole Bert and Gymnasium Huygens. 1,305 more words


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

Womens Institute

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

Womens Institute

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