Breakfast dialogue at the Trovato table today:
Self: Why are you wearing that?
Dominique: It's own clothes day: it's the last day tomorrow, but we have the end of term Service, so it's own clothes today.
Self: What's it in aid of this time?
Dom: Cancer research...
Self: Did you...?
Dom (interrupting): Yes, I went to reception, and they said as long as I gave a pound to some charity, I didn't have to give it to them.
Self: Were they curious why you didn't want to...?
Dom (interrupting): No, they're used to us.
If you don't know why we don't support Cancer Research, look at SPUC's Charities bulletin. Cancer Research UK is, inter alia, a member of the Association of Medical Research Charities, which campaigned in favour of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008, which Cancer Research UK also supports.
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