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Generous gift of £500 received

Generous gift of £500 received

Our thanks go to the Felixstowe Community Choir for their gift of £500, which was a real surprise.  To everyone who nominated us, thank you, every gift helps us as we seek to help older people in this town deal with loneliness.

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Wow, we didn't know that!

Wow, we didn't know that!

What do you get if you sit 6 older people in a room and ask them 'Would you rather wrestle a lion or a shark?'  Well, once the laughter has died down and the means of escape established, what you have is the start of the first ever Hope Trust focus group session.  

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What's in a Name?

What's in a name?

We had to wait a few days to hear the name of the new royal baby; no doubt there was much discussion about how appropriate any name the young couple chose, would be.  We took a few weeks ourselves to name our daughter as we had dropped the original name we had been considering, only to find we hadn't thought of an alternative!

In Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet, Juliet says 'What's in a name?  That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.' In other words, a rose smells sweet whether it is called 'Rose' or 'Doris!"  Yet names do matter.

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