Thank you!

Derek writes: Thank you to the 9 willing volunteers who worked in the Churchyard on Monday afternoon for a couple of hours. Shrubs were pruned, headstones cleaned, ivy & brambles removed and ground prepared for seed sowing. plus time for chatting, drinking tea and eating mince pies. Do come and join us. The next working … [Read more…]

Sinatra evening

Derek writes: On 19th November we were treated to a wonderful evening at St. Margaret’s Church. Andrew Bourn performed songs by Frank Sinatra & friends, sandwiched between a delicious Ploughman’s supper. Andrew is a consummate professional, with a beautiful voice, smooth talking and excellent time keeping. A memorable evening. Thanks to Ros Williams, Laura, Ruth … [Read more…]

Light Party.

Derek writes: St. Margaret’s Church held its first Light Party last Saturday 29th Oct. at the Sharpthorne. Hall 7 families attended. The plan was to provide an alternative to Halloween. We started with making & decorating candle holders out of clay & beads, also drawing on pebbles and butternut squashes. Moving on to Super hero … [Read more…]

The bookden

Derek writes: My parents are in the process of moving house after 56 years in the same 4 bedroom property. As you can imagine it is full of a variety of belongings, including hundreds of books. These I brought to Sharpthorne for the market in September, inevitably once I publicised the word Book stall I … [Read more…]

Deer oh deer

Derek writes Deer troubles or more to the point…Deer nibbling and trimming back hedges. I noticed recently that Deer had been reaching up and trimming an Oak tree at Finche Field and likewise nibbling back a hedge, see photographic evidence. However the good news is that they can only reach to 5’ or so and … [Read more…]