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Author: Heather Keats

The mother of all networking

Heather Keats, local, Anna Mason and Sophie Bolton (deceased) – all three were founding members of Freelance Mum UK. The death of my best friend inspired freelance Mum New Zealand Hub. “I met Sophie in the usual place that Mums make friends, the park! I was new to the area and slowly sidled up to a group of women chatting away when Sophie turned around and, in a bid, to help me join in, asked me if I liked running. Apparently – the way she tells it – I simply said, ‘No’. And I guess being the introvert that I am, failed to come up with anything else to say. Thankfully, she didn’t give up on...

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