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Library items, including Macmillan brochures

We keep in touch with clinical nurse specialists, local cancer-specific support groups and a wide range of complementary therapists and mind/body/spirit practitioners.

By using the menu at the top of the page you can access details of local groups, hospital transport and further resources and links.

We are building up a library of relevant books and hold a wide range of Macmillan Cancer Support leaflets. We have reviewed a number of the books in our library.

Posts & Articles

The Living Tree – one year on and well rooted

“To me beating cancer is not about not dying. It’s about living, really living, every moment and every day. But how could I do that? Who could help me stay on track? Throughout my cancer treatment, despite asking and looking, there were no survivor or support groups...

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Events in September and October 2013

Friday 20th September – 2pm Creative Writing 1 with Rosie Jackson – see info from Rosie attached. These workshops are free as have been fully funded by Brit Valley Rotary and we do hope everyone will feel able to take part in them. Friday 20th September – 10am-3pm...

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I didn’t know

I always knew I loved to walk the hills above the sea the paths around the shoreline the ridge from here to there the openness the space But I didn’t know I loved being able to walk to put one foot before another to achieve a few yards climb a small hill reach the...

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Events in July and August 2013

Friday 26th July – 2pm Carol Mattingley, local artist & author of “The Fisherman: Hidden Depths”, the story of her son’s leukemia journey, will join us. Fridays in August – we plan to meet as usual for anyone who is around for informal chat, sharing and planning....

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Events in June 2013

Tuesday 4th June – 9.45am-12.30pm Moving into Stillness workshop with Sue Hopkins at Fiona’s home. Friday 7th June – 2pm Paula Bond, Macmillan Involvement Coordinator for our area who advised and supported us in setting up the Living Tree. Friday 14th June – 2pm Karen...

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God is Good. But what Good is that to Me?

Having been contracted into the church, it proceeded to work on moulding me, shaping me in the image that the men of the church considered the one to aspire to. My opinions in the matter were of no interest to anyone. Not even me. I was uncritical. I believed whatever...

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Being

Two lovers “spooning” fully dressed in a bare looking room: a bed, a radiator; that’s all. The scene is dominated by drab, all permeating shades of brown; the woman’s red jumper the only promise of warmth. It’s the late afternoon. The sun is struggling to light up the...

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Events in May 2013

Friday 3rd May – 2pm Making flower pendants with Cath Coffin. Friday 10th May – 2pm Eileen Dearden, artist/calligrapher will help us make a decorated initial. Philippa Grier will offer gentle foot massage again. Friday 17th May – 2pm Dr David Evans, Chair of...

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