Tuesday mornings have now taken on a certain wacky feel – not to be missed! My first venture to the Village Hall was with baby Daisy, aged one. Why had I waited twelve months? One reason was that I was worried that my precious baby was going to be trampled on. Not so: I found [...]
The weather man has just told us that it is the first day of spring and although the weather does not feel much like it, the frogs have no doubt about it! They have been gathering in the ponds for a week or so now, the little males poking their heads out of the water [...]
The Barbirolli Hall at St Clement Danes School in Chorleywood was full to capacity last Saturday with an enthusiastic audience for the concert given by Chipperfield Choral Society under the baton of their Director, Delia Meehan, with soloists Emma Bell (soprano) and Michael Dewis (baritone). Brahms great German Requiem, sung in English, was preceded by [...]
This is for the someone who devotes her valuable time, Sometimes its better talking face to face than on the ‘phone and spending a dime. She gives somebody else a chance to speak about their life. Because talking to somebody face to face helps to free their mind from trouble and strife. So writing this [...]
More prison visitors are required for The Mount, particularly as the number of prisoners held there are due to be increased. If you would like to consider becoming a visitor, please speak to me, Ann Phillips, to find out more about what it entails. (01923268904).
With all the furore about genetically modified crops thats around at the moment, Im even more pleased than usual to be growing my own, or at least some of my own. As usual there are successes and failures in the vegetable plot – the autumn sown broad beans are coming on a treat, as are [...]
Giles and I will be among the voluntary guests at HMP The Mount on 23 April, together with the High Sheriff and a number of other notables from around the County. We shall be served a normal prison dinner, locked up for the night and given prison breakfast before being let out the next morning.Every [...]
At the end of the spring term St. Pauls School will lose one of its most highly valued and respected members of staff. Pam Dawe has worked at the school as a lunchtime supervisor for almost 31 years, from the days of walking the children down the road to get their lunch to the relative [...]