Pauline Aparicio

Waltham Forest

5Good deeds

5runs

26cheers

Pauline Aparicio has completed 5 good deeds with GoodGym. Wed 25 Aug 2021

Pauline is a now a pretty committed GoodGym runner. They've just run to do good for the fifth time

Pauline Aparicio went on a community mission
Community mission
Waltham Forest

We're all synners here

Wed 25 Aug
Report written by David Stoker

A full - on task for David's final one as AA!

Ruth was an exemplary task owner, putting us straight to work, sanding metal benches before spray painting them.

Raymond made a hello visit which was really sweet of him.

Fergus, Charlotte, Pauline and Rosie all did an excellent job.

We were treated to juice and cake!

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Pauline Aparicio has cheered 10 times. Thu 19 Aug 2021

Pauline has helped keep other people motivated, Pauline has noticed what others have done and cheered 10 people. We doff our caps to you Pauline.

Pauline Aparicio went on a community mission
Community mission
Redbridge

St Peter-in-the-Forest gardening

Thu 19 Aug
Report written by Pauline Aparicio

A lot of bramble was taken out in just an hour around one of the main trees of the church. Then a quick and easy run in the sun on the way back :)

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Pauline Aparicio signed up to a community mission
Community mission
Waltham Forest

Fix-up benches for local Synagogue

Wed 25 Aug 19:00 pm
2 Fillebrook Road, Leytonstone, London, E11 4AT
Help visitors enjoy the gardens

They are entirely volunteer-run and we do struggle to stay on top of the garden as well as other things. In lockdown their group volunteer activities mainly stopped and the garden became quite meadowy.

This time we will finish repairing benches by assembling wooded beams and metal ends.

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Pauline Aparicio signed up to a community mission
Community mission
Redbridge

St Peter-in-the-Forest gardening - helping to create a peaceful community space

Thu 19 Aug 12:00 pm
Peterhouse Community Centre, 122 Forest Rise,, London, E17 3PW
Provides a space for local community and nature

St Peter-in-the-Forest This is a community centre and church area that aims to create a space for community arts, community gardening, community cooking, and community history. Their historic churchyard is a fantastic area for local wildlife and nature.

How can we help Currently this centre is after some gardening help and therefore the usual gardening tasks are waiting to be completed - weeding, planting, clearing historical graves, creating a conservation area for birds, insects and other wildlife.

As always, you're encouraged to run/walk/cycle etc to the session, if that's available to you

Covid Guidelines are still very much in place so please keep adhering to all guidelines

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Pauline Aparicio has been to three different GoodGym areas. Mon 9 Aug 2021

A Tourist likes nothing better than exploring new areas and meeting new people, and that's what Pauline has been doing. Pauline has been to three different GoodGym areas now - nice!

Pauline Aparicio has completed their first run in a new area. Mon 9 Aug 2021

Curious? Pauline has just run their first session in another area. For that explorative spirit Pauline is awarded the scout badge. A Scout is trustworthy

Pauline Aparicio went on a group run
Group run
Redbridge

No diggity but plenty of weeding! Good thyme in Wanstead;)

Mon 9 Aug
Report written by Julia Shmotkina

Arrival at Wanstead House

Well, the weather today's been ahem interesting so there was a decent level of trepidation regarding the rain for tonight. However, a little bit of water has not deterred any of the hardy goodgymmers and everyone arrived by foot or bike choosing active travel! Linda and James were there first by bike with Julia just about making it at 6.46pm on her two wheels, with everyone else arriving soon by running for a leisurely welcome chat and briefing about the task. Special kudos to Pauline for attending her first ever group run and by running 5km to the session!!!!

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The Task

Tonight, we focused on sprucing up our Wanstead home base with some pruning, weeding, hacking down of overgrown bushes and trees that are obstructing the windows where lovely group of people were doing some sort of tai chi/sword magic! Bet they appreciated an energetic bunch of goodgymmers;)

We separated into 3 mini groups of 2 with Pauline and Vicki clearing up the overgrown area by the door of our mini-room; James and John were in charge of wheeling around a big green waste container and pulling down stubborn ivy from the walls of the community house; Dharmesh and Linda were in charge of cutting down an over-enthusiastic tree/bush area at the back! Everyone did a great job and very quickly too!

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The Run!!!

It's so hard to get back into running when group runs were off for so long but tonight we went for a 5km jog around Leyton flats and whilst it was hard, everyone jogged and walked like a hero - great workout on a mild evening with the weather sparing us the deluge of previous hours! And that snail that 'landed' on Linda's glasses didn't stop us either;) **Well done everyone!

Next week we will be in lovely Fairlop Waters - see you there!

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Pauline Aparicio signed up to a group run
Group run
Redbridge

Group sesh (Wanstead)

Mon 9 Aug 18:45 pm
Wanstead House Community Association, 21 The Green, London, E11 2NT
how is any Goodgym session not brightening up at least someones life...

We’ll be helping with a variety of tasks at Wanstead House as well as having a relaxed jog in Wanstead Park afterwards (5k).

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