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Spring is bouncing merrily in the garden

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This time last year (31st March) it snowed. And a Japanese magazine came to photograph it. What they actually photographed was the snow, me digging in the snow, and me tending plants in the garage bundled in a red duvet coat.

This week a reader of that same magazine article clutching a copy of the article under her arm, came to to visit the garden. It was cold but the sun came out and the…

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Apr 6

The School of Life: Equality does it still evade us?

The School of Life:

I should have really written a post about Feminism here but have not got the time – about due to go on holiday and my charity work has taken up loads of my time recently.

I have read some good stuff though in the Evening Standard – so shall recommend that and the authors who write for it. So here are some good articles on feminism in the Standard you should read:

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/lo…

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Apr 2

We Pop into April: Computing and Happiness

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The Pop-Up University continues throughout April (and May) with some great sessions – already classes are up to maximum in many cases so please do book early on the Birkbeck EventBrite site in order to reserve your place. Note that some sessions are re-timed so if you aren’t booked you won’t hear about any changes. Or email: tryit@bbk.ac.uk.

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Quotes from some local participants:

“A thoroughly…

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Feminism and Greer: Can we have it all?

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One of my posts garnered a lot of attention so, as per one of my ZerotoHero challenges I am going to follow this up on a regular basis. Hence I have added a Widget to say when my next post on Feminism will occur, plus my food challenge. However, I am few days early as I haven’t posted for a while on this blog – been rather too busy setting up the pop-up university (see poppingalong.wordpress.com)

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Woo hoo lovely artwork!

Here is the banner we are using to advertise our pop-up. Isn’t it great? Now we are up and running and the students are starting to come in.

Woo hoo lovely artwork!

Here is the banner we are using to advertise our pop-up. Isn’t it great? Now we are up and running and the students are starting to come in.

news flash!

http://www.kilburntimes.co.uk/news/schools_2_4502/birkbeck_to_open_the_uk_s_first_pop_up_university_in_willesden_green_1_3423788

Birkbeck and Willesden Town Team (!) to open the UK’s first pop-up university in Willesden Green High Road

The UK’s first ever pop-up university offering talks and workshops will be coming to the borough from next week until the end of May. And then the Town Team will…

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