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Deborah Henry-Pollard in front of a window, with yellow soft furnishings
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Time for Kindness

I am an Ambassador for Time for Kindness, an initiative which aims to amplify the kindness which exists in the world. As...

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Deborah Henry-Pollard in front of a window, with yellow soft furnishings
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21st February 2024

Time for Kindness

I am an Ambassador for Time for Kindness, an initiative which aims to amplify the kindness which exists in the world. As an Ambassador, I have committed to seeing an act of kindness every day, sharing...

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Cover of first and second ever Charterhouse news pamphlet.
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14th February 2023

Uncovering more of the Charterhouse’s past

The current cataloguing with the old back copies of the Old Charterhouse Magazine is moving ahead at a steady pace. Already we have been astounded with the amount of stories from the past lives of the...

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Brother Stephen goes loop de loop
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5th May 2021

Brother Stephen goes loop de loop

Brother Stephen McGhee, a resident here at the almshouse, tells how, over a number of months, he completed the London Loop. Covid restrictions permitting, I recently completed the London Loop or to give...

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Tribute to Stephen Porter
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21st April 2021

Tribute to Stephen Porter

Dr Cathy Ross, Honorary Research Fellow at the Museum of London, and consultant to the Charterhouse, leads our tribute to Stephen Porter, a historian and archivist with an extensive knowledge of the Charterhouse...

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Women at the Charterhouse
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8th March 2021

Women at the Charterhouse

Ann Kenrick, Master of the Charterhouse, celebrates International Women’s Day with a reflection on changes at the Charterhouse, all moving in the right direction. Marking International Women’s Day...

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Brother Rory MacPherson – a memoir
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2nd February 2021

Brother Rory MacPherson – a memoir

In January we very sadly lost Brother Rory MacPherson who had lived at the Charterhouse since 2013.  Well known for his career as a newsreader and diplomat, he had many stories to tell, but his illness...

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