• Brick by Brick: The Woman Who Built My Sisters’ House

    30th Aug 2019 by

    Meet Julie Budge Seven familiar women sit around a small kitchen table. The oak lines of its surface are disrupted by tea-ringed coasters on which mismatched mugs rest. The women talk amongst themselves for three hours, directing their conversations towards the smiling brunette who asked them here. It was in this moment five years ago… Read more

  • Tea & Talk With Dame Julie Walters

    16th Aug 2019 by

    Image by Kate Henwood On Friday 16th August 2019, special guest Dame Julie Walters visited My Sisters’ House to celebrate the fifth anniversary and official opening of the new centre in Bognor Regis. During Julie’s time at the centre I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to talk with her and ask several questions… Read more

  • What’s In a Name? The Importance of Sisters.

    5th Nov 2019 by

    “My Sisters’ House” – it’s the Women’s Centre we all know and love. But the name can be the cause of a certain amount of misunderstanding and sometimes hilarity. I’ve lost count of the number of people who said to me, “I didn’t know you had a sister” when I first started volunteering here. Since… Read more

  • Don’t be afraid to shed a tear.

    3rd Oct 2019 by

    I’m not going to lie, a fair amount of crying goes on at My Sisters’ House. Barely a day goes by without some tears being shed. And that’s absolutely fine, because our women’s centre is a safe space – and there’s a box of tissues in every room. But more often than not, the tears… Read more

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