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Stronger – How I changed everything I thought I knew about women’s strength

By Poorna Bell Synopsis from the book cover Now a competitive amateur power-lifter who can lift twice her own bodyweight, Poorna Bell is perfectly placed to start a crucial new conversation about women’s strength and fitness, one that has nothing to do with weight loss. In Stronger, she describes how taking up weightlifting after the … Continue reading Stronger – How I changed everything I thought I knew about women’s strength

Lupin back to Chelsea Flower Show

Today is the first day of Chelsea Flower Show 2020. Except that it’s not. Or at least it isn’t in its usual physical form. Instead the RHS have organised Virtual Chelsea. Monday is member’s day where us horticultural fans who choose to pay an annual subscription can go online ahead of the general public and … Continue reading Lupin back to Chelsea Flower Show

Defiance

Defiance, by Ami Barwell for Stand Up To Cancer

Photo credit: Ami Barwell for Stand Up To Cancer Defiance – what does that mean to you? One dictionary definition is: proud and determined opposition against authority. To me it means challenging the norm, being brave enough to speak up for myself. Ami Barwell’s Defiance exhibition for Stand Up to Cancer shows the gritty and … Continue reading Defiance