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Devon, Balcombe and Greenbelt: a fracking good summer – by Hannah Martin

I have just had a great summer. From a youth camp in Devon, to the anti-fracking protest camp at Balcombe and then onto the Greenbelt festival I participated in three very different communities.  It wasn’t a relaxing holiday, more the … Continue reading

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The best thing I did last summer – Lee Abbey Camp 2012

It was a great summer: the Jubilee, the London Olympics and my 40th birthday. The weather was not great but our family holiday in Costa Del Kent coincided with the hottest week of the year and my birthday picnic was only … Continue reading

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Why I love Lee Abbey Camp

A couple of weeks ago I got back from eight days at Lee Abbey in Devon, helping to run a week of the Camp for 13-18 year olds.   For each week of the camp about 100 campers plus 40-odd leaders descend on a … Continue reading

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Taken over by The Fear: the spiritual roots of the riots

Many of the people I have spoken to in recent days, whether religious or not, acknowledge that there is something spiritual about the destructive chaos that we have seen unleashed.  The meaninglessness of the riots speak of problems with deeper roots than … Continue reading

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