Village Show 2017 – Report and Results

  Ladies and gentlemen, I give you huge, I mean really huge beetroot! Personally, I suspect they had been fed bits of special ‘stuff’, maybe a dram or two, otherwise how could they possibly get to be so BIG? These, you may gather, were not the usual entries in the beetroot category. They were in fact donated by one of […]

» Read more

September Activities

    Work in September included dead heading the roses at the community centre and on the village green and making a start on clearing overgrown shrubs on the latter. This will be finished this month. As I write this piece there is still plenty of colour in the remains of the summer bedding. Tulip and daffodil bulbs have been […]

» Read more

September’s Events

  September saw a quickening of the pace in activity in the church. People are so used to thinking that the church is only used on a Sunday that it may come as a surprise at the other times that services take place. During the month the Eucharist has been celebrated on 10 occasions, Evensong has been held on the […]

» Read more

September Walks

  Black Hill Ridge – It was a long drive to the beginning of the walk, the final stretch following winding lanes until we reached the car park at the foot of Black Hill. In the north east of the Black mountains we were in Herefordshire north east of Llanveynoe and Longtown. Little Black Hill was visible to the south […]

» Read more

The Year of the Runaways

The Year of the Runaways by Sanjeev Sahota This Booker-short listed novel traces the lives of three Indian immigrants over a year. The three young men, Tarlochan Kumar (Tochi), Avtar Nijjar and Randeep Sanghera, move into a house in Sheffield which is shared by numerous migrant workers. The fourth character in this story, Narinder Kaur, is a young British-raised devout […]

» Read more

An Hour of Storytelling

    Wenvoe residents Eirwen Malin and Phil Thomas would like to invite you to their home in Old Port Road for an hour of storytelling from storyteller Carl Gough followed by drinks, some of Eirwen’s legendary homemade soup and a chance to meet some other fans of storytelling and, perhaps, others from the village you may not know. There […]

» Read more
1 2 3 4