A Love Story by Maureen Richards

True Love by Maureen Richards Sitting quietly on a rocking chair in the corner of the old farmhouse kitchen, resting her weary bones, Beatrice warmed her cold calloused weathered hands, near the log burning stove. The candlelight fell gently across the room, catching a glimpse of her ageing frame. Although time had fetched its cruel grooves of life experiences onto […]

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Usk Walk

  Parking in the main car park at Usk, site of the Rural Life museum, nine of us set off through the streets of Usk. We passed a small but delightful garden created by local Girl Guides. Soon we found ourselves turning left to climb a fairly steep slope. It was a warm morning and we were glad of the […]

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Phil Bowen on Carisbrooke Castle

  Tuesday Group meetings continued with a trip to the Millenium Centre to see "Fat Friends. Thanks must go to Betty for organising the tickets and transport. Our final meeting was a talk by Phil Bowen on Carisbrooke Castle. Phil has spoken to the group on previous occasions and so we knew that it would an entertaining talk. In his […]

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WENVOE VILLAGE SHOW

WENVOE VILLAGE SHOW SATURDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER Just a quick reminder of the village show. The full list of entry categories will be published next month and will include produce, crafts, photography and flowers. There will also be community events during the judging period based in the village to entertain adults and children alike. We are still happy to accept help […]

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AGM Report

  Our AGM was held in May and two representatives from Federation House were present to oversee the proceedings. Our members voted unanimously in favour of the national resolution which this yea concerns mental health matters keeping parallel with physical health. Delegates will vote accordingly at national level this month. The financial report was presented in June’s absence and as […]

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Meeting Rescheduled

  Put it down to a senior moment, but when I chose a date for our May meeting I had forgotten about the early May Bank Holiday which just happened to be on that Monday. Apologies for my error. We have missed so many meetings this year but maybe we’ll be lucky this month so we will try for June […]

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Mercy Ships and Faberge Jewellery

  Mrs Sheila Pugh visited us on April 18th, and gave us a very interesting talk on the Mercy ships, and the wonderful work done by those who volunteer to work on them. The ship is stationed each year at a port, mostly in Africa, where it becomes a hospital,carrying out surgery and treatments doctors, nurses, teachers etc, at their […]

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Ice Trap by Kitty Sewell

  Ice Trap by Kitty Sewell Published 2007 Dafydd Woodruff, a young surgeon, experienced the horror of making a near fatal mistake on the operating table. Very shaken by this he takes a locum position in Northern Canada in a remote community Moose Creek to help overcome the guilt he suffered. He returns to Cardiff and fifteen years later he’s […]

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