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4 GoodGymers made their way to help the FLORENCE GREEN in Lewisham.

  • Vic
  • Emma
  • Julian Osman
  • Isaac Beevor
Saturday, 9th of December 2023
Led by Kim Parker

Deptford high street has been voted one of the coolest streets in the world https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-62693537, and just off one end of it you can find Florence Road, where four of the eternally cool members of Good Gym could be found one Saturday morning.

The task for the day was to plant trees in the small park on the street, and we were soon put to work: first the ground was to be dug over, after which a hugely accurate and not in any way jerry-rigged pair of sticks with attached string was used to measure the right distance for the planting of canes. The preliminary work done, it was time to plant the trees, a mixture of rose hip, hawthorn and 3 others, all of which needed to be dipped in a special solution before being planted and wrapped in a protective casing.

Soon many trees were in the ground and many biscuits had been consumed and Good Gym sashayed our way off into the afternoon.

Report written by Julian Osman

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