the Friend INDEPENDENT QUAKER JOURNALISM SINCE 1843
CONTENTS VOL 167 NO 39 3-5 News 3 Alternative economies? 4 Bournville connections celebrated at Rugby
Meeting House centenary 5 Saving the bees – an update 6 For better, for worse
T J (Bill) Schaeffer 7 Comment
Robin Waterston and Lyn Wilson 8-9 Letters 10-11 Woolgathering: no particular goal in mind
Ian Wright 12-13 Arts and conflict 12 Three special places
R N Clarke 13 Talk and tango
Fiona Foulkes 14 Friends at the forefront of City of
Sanctuary Movement Craig Bartlett 15 A new landscape
Sarah Alldred 16 q-eye: a Quaker look at the world 17 Friends & Meetings
Maureen Miller has asked us to tell readers that payment for her book, A Heart to Help, (21 August) should be made payable to Hardshaw and Mann Area Meeting NOT Southport Quaker Meeting.
Cover image: Cannock Chase’s German War Cemetery. Image: R N Clarke. See page 12. Images on this page: Rugby Meeting House. Photo: John Hall. See page 4. Making skeps, traditional straw beehives. However, the majority of modern beekeepers use a Langstroth hive. Photo: MykReeve/Wikipedia CC:BY. See page 5.
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the Friend, 25 September 2009