‘Impassioned, erudite, amusing….just fabulous’; Dame Joanna Lumley takes to the stage for Compassion
On Saturday 2nd April, our wonderful Patron, Joanna Lumley delivered an outstanding lecture to a sell-out audience at the Oxford Literary Festival. She spoke about 'The True Meaning of Compassion' in honour of our Founder, Peter Roberts MBE, in the
Whichever way we look at it, we love our pets, and rightly so. They provide us with companionship, affection, a reason to go for that walk. To many of us, our cats and dogs turn a house into a home.
Some of the best things in nature are understated. Take the chalk-streams of England, for example. These fragile river systems meander quietly through undulating countryside before disappearing into the sea. Beloved by fishermen down the ages, chalk-streams are fascinating river
What the 'rain bomb' in Australia tells us about our world. Three weeks ago, as Russia invaded Ukraine, a tragedy of a different sort was rocking Australia, as a 'rain bomb' hit New South Wales and Queensland.
Some of the best things in nature are understated. Take the chalk-streams of England, for example. These fragile river systems meander quietly through undulating countryside before disappearing into the sea.
These are deeply chilling times. As we watch the nightmare darken in Ukraine, with increasing scenes of destruction and devastation, our hearts go out to everyone affected. Like me, at times you may be feeling helpless, perhaps even without hope.
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