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Building community after isolation

This year we cancelled our annual NVC Summerfest and instead we attended a self-catering NVC Camping Space. To support 'social distancing', the campsite provided each household a toilet, a tap and a pitch that was ten metres distant from the adjoining ones. So, physically we were protected. But how are we doing emotionally when we keep physical distance? What happens when there is strong longin...
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Grief

protestor holding a black lives matter sign
We live in Bristol, UK. Recent events have prompted us to learn more about the city's history. Ships from Bristol transported enslaved Africans to the Americas in the 18th Century. In response to George Floyd's death in the USA there was a Black Lives Matter protest in the city centre. Protestors pulled down a statue of Edward Colston, who made his wealth from the slave trade. As a symbolic act,...
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