January News

  At our first meeting of the new year our speaker was Rosemary Scadden whose talk was devoted to various tricks with scarves. We had brought scarves with us and we were shown many ways of folding them and we tried to copy them. Thanks were expressed to Margaret and Pam E for taking part at Wenvk community carol service […]

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January’s Book Choice

  This month we all read a book of our own choice. Coming ‘Highly Recommended’ were a variety of novels: ‘The Dry’ by Jane Harper. ‘And the Mountains Echoed’ by Khaled Husseini. ‘Nutshell’ by Ian Mcewan ‘Such a Long Journey’ by Rohinton Mistry ‘The Devil in the Marshalsea’ by Antonia Hodgson Also, ‘Eggs and Anarchy’ by William Sitwell, a bio-graphical […]

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Winter Activities

  Following on from all the activity in church over the celebration of Christmas, the month of January has seen the church settle in to a quieter time as we bring ourselves into the New year of 2018, and the plans we are making for the year ahead. 2017 was a continuing year of progress in the life of the […]

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A GREAT LITTLE PLANE

As the Royal Air Force celebrates its Centenary a series of tributes have appeared, saluting the planes which made the service great– the Lancaster, the Hurricane and the renowned Spitfire which was named the single greatest weapon of the Second World War, claimed by those who flew her to be the perfect flying machine The Spitfire captured the imagination of […]

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Vegetable Side Dishes

  Vegetable Side Dishes. Fennel Gratin 4 large fennel bulbs pinch grated nutmeg 1 large clove of garlic, finely chopped 200ml double cream 50 / 75g parmesan cheese, grated Heat oven 180C. Trim the fennel tops, then cut into wedges. Boil in salted water for about 5-6 mins, drain well. Arrange the fennel in an ovenproof dish, season with salt […]

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Wildlife Group AGM

  A good turnout of 29 attended the Wildlife Group AGM in January. It is encouraging that so many residents are willing to turn out to ensure we have a quorum when other much larger groups often fail to get this level of support. It is also worth noting that a third of our members come from outside the parish […]

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January Business

  Our new year started on the 3rd January, as always with a game of Bingo, followed on the 10th with our A.G.M. There was a lot on the agenda to discuss, one being which charity to support. It was suggested that it should be a children’s. Enquiries are now being made. Our new programme for this year, started on […]

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The Internet and Social Media

  Growing up in an age of social media makes it all the more sad when people abuse their followings. Recently, a YouTube personality named Logan Paul uploaded a vlog where he was walking through Suicide Forest in Japan. I’m sure many of you would have heard by now about the disappointing video, as he and his friends appear to […]

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Enjoyment of the Night Sky

  I have been pleasantly surprised by ‘proper’ dark evenings and nights. So many of the places I have lived had city lights or Street lights close enough to tone down the crispness of a starry, starry sky. Here I enjoy the last evening time that I let our dog out into the garden. If dry and clear, I step […]

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Rain Stopped Play!

  Our January meeting had to be abandoned due to severe weather. To the gentleman who donated a very large azalea to be planted out in the village, let me assure you it is being well looked after, but again the weather has been against us but as soon as possible it will be planted, probably on the verge opposite […]

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