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President’s Message August 2021

Dear FIWAL Friends, With the high success rate of the vaccination programme in the UK and as restrictions lift, it is good to hear that Member Clubs are starting to plan some live physical events. One of the first, live events was … Continue reading

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President’s Message July 2021

Dear FIWAL Friends, It was particularly lovely to see so many of you at the FIWAL AGM followed by the 35thAnniversary celebration on the 8th June. The highlight of the celebration was the inspirational film that Laura Schapira had put together featuring … Continue reading

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President’s Message June 2021

Dear Ladies, May started with a Bank Holiday which was hardly noticed as it seemed there was very little difference to lockdown with a strict, and necessary curb on our social gatherings. We are now just past the second May … Continue reading

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President’s Message May 2021

Dear Ladies The sunshine is streaming through my windows and the pastel coloured beach huts are being lowered onto the beach ready for the Summer. On Monday evening April 26th the super moon turned the sky pink, it’s the most impressive … Continue reading

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President’s Message April 2021

Dear Ladies Women are renowned for our adaptability and it’s interesting how quickly we have become accustomed to events on Zoom. Like so many others I have had a busy time on zoom this month but I look forward for … Continue reading

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President’s Message March 2021

Dear Ladies, Spring is here and there are signs of tiny bright green leaves appearing on my geraniums and the lavender is making every effort to be noticed.  The extended daylight has a positive effect on our mood and this … Continue reading

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President’s Message February 2021

Dear Ladies, As I write this in late January, it’s snowing in London and heavy coverage is expected. Whilst it all looks like a picture postcard of winter wonderland, it is not good news for the many who are out … Continue reading

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President’s Message January 2021

Dear Ladies I hope you found rewarding ways of celebrating Christmas. This year has been a challenge on many levels and just as we thought we were ready to do battle with vaccinations, we learnt that there is a new … Continue reading

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President’s Message December 2020

Dear Ladies, As we approach one of the highlights of the year, Christmas, we are all transcribing the new instructions on how we will be allowed to get together and celebrate with close family and friends. My family, scattered across … Continue reading

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President’s Message November 2020

Dear Ladies October has been unforgiving recently with gale force winds and a sudden drop in temperature accompanied by an early introduction to the winter months ahead. As if this wasn’t enough to contend with, the death toll of the … Continue reading

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