• 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

  • ‘Tis the Season: Our Christmas Gifting Day

    19th Dec 2019 by

    With the festive season upon us, and inspired by the numerous donations we’ve received at the Centre over the past month or so, I had been planning a blog post exploring the reasons that we choose to give – whether to friends, family, or strangers. But that plan is now (metaphorically at least) crumpled up… Read more

  • Poacher turned Gamekeeper: Stepping Forward and Stepping Up

    3rd Dec 2019 by

    Meet Caroline Harding At My Sisters’ House, we are divided; there are the Huggers, and there are the non-Huggers.  Caroline is definitely on Team Hug.  “You can just sense when someone needs a hug,” she tells me.  “The other day a woman came in, she was quite business-like in her dress and manner; we had… Read more

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