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Halloween Hunt

Rather than cancelling Halloween this year due to the coronavirus pandemic we decided to create a Halloween Hunt for the wannabe trick or treaters in the village. Households were able to join a specially created online group where they could…

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The bonfire on King George’s field

Scavenged from gardens, garages and sheds, We built a winter rick of wood last year. Ablaze, it threw a thousand silhouettes. Was the fair held to ward against flame's fear, Or revel in it? No matter. The fire Rages, smoulders,…

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Allotment Triumphs and Teasers

Despite working our allotment since 2004, I still think of myself as a ‘newbie’. I am constantly seeking advice (and solace!) from others. Do I need to protect newly planted sweetcorn from slugs? Should I cover up courgettes from the…

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A Week of Lock-down

Now MONDAY is my usual day for cleaning round the house, I try to do this cheerfully, but more often I just grouse. The dust piles up in corners where the Dyson does not fit. And much of all the…

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Clap

Clap for the NHS, the key workers and carers Clap for those you love, the unloved and the sharers Clap for hope, for heroes, for new life Clap for those who made the ultimate sacrifice

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