Good morning all,
What a cold and grey morning it is. As I look out the window the rain is coming down so hard again the window that I am reminded of the quote that my sister used to share with me; “Rain is just confetti from the sky”. Peggy was always a very optimistic and positive person!
Do you have a favourite quote you would like to share and why?
WHAT CAN I SHARE WITH YOU TODAY?
Welcome to Halema!
Amber and I are very pleased to introduce you to Halema Hussain, who is going to be working with us for a couple of months. In her own words:
Hello! My name is Halema and I am currently a year 2 student at Goldsmiths university of London and I am studying Applied Social science: Community Development And Youth Work. I have just joined the organisation and I am currently a volunteer for the trust. I will be working with the organisation over the next few months.
I am absolutely delighted to be working with all of you and I will be running some zoom sessions over the next few weeks (exciting!) I will also be carrying out a small-scale research project in the next few weeks and I would definitely be delighted to have everyone to be involved!
Digital Inclusion Support
Dragon Hall will continue to support members with any of their tablet, smartphone, wi-fi or laptop problems. No matter how big or small, please do contact us. If you would like some specialist support, Neil is available either face to face, by phone, facetime or by zoom every Thursday morning between 10am and 1pm. Please contact me for an appointment.
For those of you who are waiting for a tablet and a dongle, thank you for your patience, I am hopeful that we shall be getting these early next week. Thank you for your patience.
From Stuart Sweeney
Zoom Presentation: The scientific method and the anti-vax movement as an example of anti-science thinking
Saturday 23rd January, 2pm
At this critical time in the Covid pandemic, Stuart Sweeney will talk about scientific method, the anti-vax movement as an example of anti-science thinking and how to convince the vaccine hesitant to help in ending the pandemic. He will provide a background of how scientific theories are tested; problems that arise for science; the origins of vaccination and the testing of vaccines; the anti-vax movement in the UK and USA and reasons for people to choose not to be vaccinated.
After studying Maths and Physics, Stuart taught Maths to Advanced Level and after gaining an MSc in Management Science joined a bank in a management consultancy role. He has retained his interest in scientific method and anti-science conspiracy thinking.
Please email me for the Zoom Link
From Michael, Gill, James and Suzanne
Thank you for your funnies, please do keep sending them in! We all need a laugh during these crazy times. Irish ‘laughing dad’ goes viral: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-europe-55620141
Covent Garden Food Bank
Please do contact us if you need a food parcel – CCGG @7Dials can provide you with a free food package each week.
If you need help with shopping, collecting medication or just want someone to talk to by phone – please let us know. You can contact Amber at firstname.lastname@example.org or you can reach John either at email@example.com or 07759 646507 in case of an emergency.
Can You Help Dragon Hall Trust?
Your donation will support vulnerable members of our communities with food via Covent Garden Food Bank, calls via the phone support line and assistance to get online for those who are digitally disadvantaged.
Please do contact us if you need a food parcel – CCGG @7Dials might be able to provide you with a free food package each week. If you need help with shopping, collecting medication or just want someone to talk to by phone – please let us know.