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March 15, 2019
On witnessing another world just round the corner
On witnessing another world just round the corner A few weeks ago I went to Calais for a few days to volunteer in the Auberge de […]
January 17, 2019
Poem: This Earth is a Garden, inspired by a QVA working retreat in Swarthmoor Hall
Poem: This Earth is a Garden, inspired by a QVA working retreat in Swarthmoor Hall Anneke Kraakman Quaker Voluntary Action Gardening Retreat , October 2018, Swarthmoor […]
December 31, 2018
High Wycombe working retreat, December 2018
High Wycombe working retreat, December 2018 On a crisp December weekend, QVA volunteers redecorated Mellor House, which has just been purchased by Chilterns Area Quaker Meeting […]
November 19, 2018
Picking olives at Ein Ya Broud
Picking olives at Ein Ya Broud Annie Delahunty shares a reflection on the October 2018 QVA working retreat in Israel-Palestine. It was a steep and rocky […]
October 29, 2018
Swarthmoor Hall working retreat, September 2018
Swarthmoor Hall working retreat, September 2018 Simon Watkins Wherever you stand the space around you tells many stories. The loudest is written in the here and […]
August 16, 2018
The Pales Working Retreat 2018
The Pales working retreat 2018 Alison Smedley “How then, shall we lay hold of that life and power, and live the life of prayer without ceasing” […]