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News / Events: November 2021

In praise of team sports

This is a blogpost in praise of team sports. In my case it has been hockey, but I am sure it would be the same with football or any other team sport or club activity. I used to play hockey at school and university, but stopped playing after that, about twenty years ago, with the […]

The M-Word

In days gone by our mothers and grandmothers may have mentioned it in hushed tones while men rolled their eyes. It’s been a long time coming but finally we are seeing more and more women openly talk about it. Yip the menopause actually, and more appropriately, the peri-menopause, because ladies that is where it starts. […]