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There is no pleasure without paint

8 GoodGymers made their way to help the Cultivate London, Cultivate London, and Cultivate London in Ealing.

  • Penny
  • Michelle
  • Luis
  • Alan Armstrong
  • Sevan
  • Kash
  • Madhan
  • Emmanuella Contopoulou
Saturday, 17th of February 2024
Led by Kash

When schools close for half term, thereโ€™s nothing better than escaping with the whole family for a well-deserved holiday! Or is there?

For Cultivate London and GoodGymers half term has different attractions in store: speed painting walls schools while kids are away! Romina from Cultivate has been tasked to gather volunteers who would paint the hall in Berrymede School in Acton. One of the groups she had booked for mid-week has cancelled the arrangement, and another party laid the first coat of paint. It was already Saturday afternoon and the children were going back to school on Monday!

Then eight GoodGymers from Ealing and Hounslow arrived!

Aprons and latex gloves on, white paint poured into trays, rollers and brushes ready. Get, set, go!

In about 75 minutes, the GoodGym team covered the entire bottom part of the wall that needed treatment with the second coat of paint! The last ten minutes they spent perfecting the art and concealing all the visible gaps.

A good quality check was possible thanks to Madhan who found the light switch. When Romina came back from the allotment to see the result, she found that GoodGymers lived up to their reputation.

Well done guys, very impressed but kinda expected it from you ๐Ÿ˜‰

Because the whole hall was ours during the task, we put some music on. Michelle was the sound engineer and played a GoodGym-made, school-themed playlist, featuring classics like Pink Floyd.

Hey, teacher, leave them kids alone!

At the end of the session, Emmanuella, who hates waste, distributed plenty of organic brownies she had baked among the painters ๐Ÿ’š

It was the last GoodGym session before the long holiday for both Michelle and Alan. A big thank you to both of them for making it to Ealing for that one!

Report written by Kash

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Saturday February 17th, 2024 22:35

Super Saturday ๐Ÿ˜

Emmanuella Contopoulou
Emmanuella Contopoulou
Sunday February 18th, 2024 13:50

I have to confess that these brownies were not made by me and therefore not organic ๐Ÿซฃ It is true, though, that I hate waste๐Ÿ˜‰

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