In the run up to Christmas…

Derek writes: Well done everybody. In these rather unsettling times tw events happened last week which require a big mention. Firstly the Senior citizens lunch back by popular request, in the Village hall which was greatly enjoyed and secondly the School Christmas Market. A massive £3420 was raised and a fun time was had by … [Read more…]

Angel Dust

Derek writes: “Advent has begun and our son is counting down to Christmas. I prefer to take “ one day at a time sweet Jesus “ myself, with half an eye on tomorrow. The Christmas Star has arrived again at St. Margaret’s, thanks to Fraser and kind sponsors. This will be the fourth year we … [Read more…]

Lantern making workshop

Derek writes: Lantern making. After bulb planting last week, the 2022 bulbs are now all safely underground, our attentions move to lantern making. This is an activity for everyone. Willow withies, masking tape, glue & tissue paper some time and you will have created a lantern. We will provide the materials, you provide the time. … [Read more…]


Derek writes: What an excellent gardening week, dry, still and pretty sunny, perfect and just right for bulb planting these past 2 days. On Friday the 3 top classes from the village school came and planted at least 8 each, amounting to 750 bulbs. On Saturday 20 or us planted a further 1.000 with 300 … [Read more…]

2022 bulbs for 2022

  Derek writes: “2022 is fast approaching and it won’t be long before we are celebrating 70 years of Queen Elizabeth 2nd on the throne. What are we going to do individually and collectively to mark this tremendous achievement ? How about planting 70 trees, volunteering for 70 hours or cooking 70 cakes to be … [Read more…]