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Alderney | March 22nd | 2021 Dear Friends It was lovely to have last week off. I found that Lockdown meant there was lots of time to work. Work then generated more work and by the time we were ‘released’ – a couple of weeks ago now – I felt

Alderney | March 1st |  2021 Dear Friends Still in Lockdown, six weeks on but the island has been Covid free from its ONE case for four weeks! Perhaps a little over-cautious, but we know they are trying to keep us safe. The sun has come out, but the winds

Alderney | Feb 15th | 2021 Dear Friends News from the sparkling isle… I’VE HAD WRITERS BLOCK! Guernsey went into lockdown over two weeks ago now, we have ONE case who is now recovering fine and life on the island feels a bit different. The sea and the winds are

Alderney | January 20th, 2020 Dear Friends, Well, I said I’d be back on 4th Jan and here I am – back a lot later than that! I don’t know about you, but everyone in my network (including me) has needed a little longer to get going this year. We

Alderney | December 21st, 2020 Dear Friends, This annual round up is for all of you: our dear friends old and new and it’s for anyone who joins our community in 2021. I’d be delighted if you could forward this newsletter to any family, friends or colleagues you think might

Alderney | December 9th, 2020 Dear Friends, When things go wrong and plans fail (as they so often do in our sector) it’s so easy to get swept up in that negative swirl of energy. It almost seems to feed on itself! The hardest thing I did this week was

Alderney, Guernsey | November 2020 Dear Friends, This week it was really, really tempting to cave into that sinking feeling I get when I feel EXCLUDED from something important to me. EXCLUDED is an awful word that ricochets around my life at the moment, as I am among the three

Alderney, Guernsey | November 2020 Dear Friends, This week, I’ve been having fun with resilience! I know this sounds a bit weird, but I have made up a kind of dance. But when I say, ‘I made up’ – it has come from work I have done with children and

Alderney, Guernsey | November 2020 Dear Friends, Well, the last newsletter really seemed to hit the spot. I am so grateful for the very many messages of support and encouragement I received as a result. Thank you! I’d love to hear more. This week included ‘Remembrance Sunday’ that commemorates British

Alderney, Guernsey | November 2020 Dear Friends, I hope this this finds you safe and well. I’m back to our weekly newsletters after a very long break. I think the global pandemic has affected us in so every many inexplicable ways. As we entered lockdown in April, I received many

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