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A Lopping Good Time

15 runners ran to help the Osborne Grove Shelter in Haringey.

  • Sam Chapman
  • Sarah Moore
  • Euclides Montes
  • Catherine Brewis
  • Haringey runner
  • Niamh Ni Longain
  • Sally
  • Nurjehan
  • Redbridge runner
  • Kapil
  • Charlie Linton
  • Becca W
  • Haringey runner
  • Anna
  • Nuala
Wednesday, 12th of May 2021
Led by Euclides Montes

15 Goodgymmers met up for what felt like a good old school task last night, helping the wonderful Osborne Grove Shelter along the way.

Celebrations / Good time/ Come on!

Eid Mubarak to all our brothers and sisters who are observing the special day today! <3

And also, a very warm welcome to [Anna](Anna who joined us last night for her maiden Goodgym experience. She came armed with her own shears and glowed her way through the task - a natural!

Frond Farewell (to Lockdown)

I'm not going to lie, I wasn't expecting this many people to show up. I'm used to seeing about 6 or 7 people per mission at the moment but when I checked numbers earlier this week and saw that 17 people were signed up, I nearly fell off my chair. Luckily I'm carrying a lot of lockdown weight so falling off my chair is quite difficult at the moment, as gravity keeps me heavily grounded. Aaaaanyway, I digress. In the end, 15 of us turned up at Osborne Grove Shelter for a good pruning session. It was so old school, that we even had someone turn up at the last minute without signing up! It was lovely Dharmesh from GGRedbridge and it'll probably be easier to get angry at a new born puppy than him, so we'll let it slide :)

We were welcome with new, shiny shears and our ever-ready Goodgymmers had even brought their own tools as well anyway, so we got on with the job at hand. The bushes at the front of the Grove needed a generous trimming, and the paving stones at the front benefitted from a good scrubbing and weeding as well. It was a big job and we have unfinished business so we're going back next week for more. You should join us!


Report written by Euclides Montes

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Thursday May 13th, 2021 13:13

E - You've really captured the fun times had in these photos. Such a fabulous location to go and support in summer. Green and serene.

Latoya Stephens
Latoya Stephens
Thursday May 13th, 2021 14:50

Love this. Miss you all ❣️

Friday May 14th, 2021 09:38

Thanks for the warm welcome everyone!

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