Photos from our Spring Craft and Gift Fair

Our Spring Craft and Gift Fair, held on Saturday, was a great success thanks to the organisational skills of Darrell Henderson with the support of her band of willing helpers.  The delicious refreshments offered by our catering team were a great attraction as always, and included bacon rolls, home made soup and a wide range […]

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For Sale! For Sale! A green veil

“God saw all that He had made, and it was very good.”  Genesis 1:31 At the beginning of February, with temperatures below freezing, the willow trees were already displaying their furry, silver catkins.  Then the Redwings arrived: annual visitors from Scandinavia. In the following poem one senses the slow, silent, mysterious advance of Spring in […]

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Birdsong

“God is everything that is good, as I see, and the goodness which everything has, is God.” – Julian of Norwich Spring was slow to arrive this year, but when it finally came I’m convinced I heard it.  You see, there were no green shoots: it had been so cold.  The woods had no carpet […]

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Winter Ending

I woke to hear the soft sound of the rain, Oddly insistent in my drowsy ear. It quickened, and I saw a storm of hail Plummeting down, to whiten path and lawn. Above me swept the trailing skirts of cloud, Flying before the swift hounds of the wind. Below my window, clumps of snowdrops bloomed, […]

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