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Listening Project have animated some of their conversations and here's a beautiful one about how the personal touch of a letter, more so than messaging, led to love. Listen and watch here:


New Writing South, 9 Jew St, Brighton, BN1 1UT 2pm - 3.30pm Write that first letter to a friend who is ill. Join us for an informal afternoon. We will provide stationary and stamp and inspiration. Just bring your pen Reserve your place here:


To mark World Cancer Day, BBC Sussex and BBC Surrey are launching a week-long series from Monday 6 – Friday 10 February called “My Cancer Story”, raising awareness and supporting others through the sharing of stories. My Cancer Story was formed as a legacy of our Community Heroes Awards and is being fronted by Amanda Jones and Nigel Lewis Baker MBE, two previous winners in the Outstanding Achievement category. Amanda has worked tirelessly for the charity Breast Cancer Now, following the untimely death of her daughter Becs from breast cancer at the age of 33. Nigel has terminal prostate cancer but has been relentless in his efforts to raise awareness of the condition and supporting others liv


For World Cancer Day I wrote a letter to my cancer - watch it or read it here. Dear Cancer 4th February 2017 I didn’t take you seriously at first. You were uninvited and unwelcome but, like anything in the bowel, I didn’t expect you to be around for long. As we became better acquainted, you introduced me to new people and experiences; drugs that changed my cellular being, machines that peered inside and burnt away parts of me, doctors and nurses who prodded and probed and made me speak of personal details I never imagined I’d share. You were so demanding. I don’t think you expected us to be together for so long. You imagined one o

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