Autumn moments

Derek writes: Autumn Moments. At the School’s gardening Club we have been discussing what is happening at Autumn time and the word deciduous ( plants which lose their leaves in the Autumn,) This year we are a good 7 days behind average due to the mild & damp weather. However there are still some stunning … [Read more…]

Emporium and Cornucopia.

Derek writes: Emporium & Cornucopia, two lovely sounding words, both are applicable to the Autumn Fair at St. Margaret’s Church, Sat. 23rd Sep 10 – 12 noon.The Church will be full of lots of goodies to admire, buy and eat. Cakes, jams & chutneys, painting, clothing, knitwear, books, dolls, glass wear, wedding dress plus much much … [Read more…]

The A-Z of Gardening.

Derek writes: Louisa Reed and I ( both members of St. Margaret’s Church ), run an after School gardening club at the local primary School.Our aims are to enthuse young people about the joys of gardening, by chatting and doing. Together, but mainly with Louisa’s writing skills we came up with a rhyming gardening poem … [Read more…]

Flowers for Easter

Derek writes: My Mum, Bless Her, loved flower arranging in all shapes & sizes, from pedestals, trays & vases in Church, to wedding bouquets, posies & button holes. She was adept at making the most of all sorts of materials, foliage, flowers & seed heads. My mum died recently and of course it has got … [Read more…]