Take a moment…

Derek writes: “It’s Apple blossom time. Do take a moment to stop, stare and smell the flowers and watch out for the friendly bees pollinating them. Each apple variety has slightly different coloured flowers. Take a walk to Finche Field and look around the newly planted Village orchard of 40 fruit trees and marvel at the … [Read more…]


Derek writes:“ It’s happening right in front of our eyes. Take time to stand, watch and have a good look. Trees are coming into leaf, our wonderful Sussex landscape is changing from grey, black & white of tree trunks and branches to the vibrant fresh green of spring growth. Don’t miss it, enjoy this spectacular … [Read more…]

A return to normality.

Derek writes:Yesterday early evening ( Wednesday ) Thomas our 7 year old played his first football match. It was a friendly against Ashurstwood under 7s. There was great excitement for the players involved in 2 teams with revolving subs and pride for the families watching. Such activities take a lot of organising particularly in these … [Read more…]


Derek writes: Do you have a special blossom tree, which reminds you of a loved one, childhood, a special place or is just simply magnificent ? A fortnight ago this ornamental cherry was in full bloom in the Churchyard. It was initially growing in a garden in Horley ( owed by Judi De lang ) … [Read more…]