Our interview with Radio Woking

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During the Covid lock down we kept going with meetings via zoom and also had new members join. As part of the publicity for this our founder, Jacqui Joyce, was interviewed by Sophie Eggleton of Radio Woking. If you would like to listen please click on the link. It starts just after 15 minutes in. REPLAY: LONELINESS – WELLNESS WEDNESDAY …

The Philosophy of Philotes

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Philotes in Greek mythology is a minor goddess or spirit associated with personifying affection and friendship. She is the cause of good things. Philotes sonarensis is also a pretty blue butterfly – hence our logo. Looking at a butterfly always makes me smile. They are so gentle yet have a very powerful effect on our emotions and to me just …

Loneliness is a real issue

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In 2017 there were lots of articles in the media highlighting the scale of feelings of loneliness and isolation in the UK. The statistics are staggering. Over 9 million adults say they are often or always lonely. That is not a typo – I did say 9 million! This is an issue that covers all parts of our society. According …