Monthly Archives: May 2011

What’s in a welcome?

It’s now official who our new vicar is going to be (his name was published in the Church Times last Friday). So when I was reminded I ought to write something for one of the local magazines to publish in … Continue reading

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Turbo those tomatoes and other gardening notes

This is by way of a horticultural note to self – so you are welcome to ignore it. Last year as we started to spin the greenhouse back into action after the build, Dad gave me three ‘turbo tomato’ plants, … Continue reading

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Did God design the very first flash-mob?

I have a thing about flash-mobs. I’ve never taken part in one, may never take part in one. I’ve never seen one happen ‘in the flesh’, possibly because I don’t tend to go to the sort of big shopping/tourist/event centres … Continue reading

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When is a phonebox not a phonebox? When it’s an information exchange!

I remember student competitions to see how many people you can get in a phonebox, but this is something quite different! Since I re-tweeted a couple of weeks ago a BBC News story about the new use that locals in … Continue reading

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Minstead Past and Present – this weekend!

Over the last 12 months or so, I have been helping my father put together his part of an exhibition about the history of the village I grew up in: Minstead. Minstead is famous for several things, including famous past … Continue reading

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Terrorism hasn’t died, so let us pray

When my husband and I heard the news yesterday morning, our immediate thoughts were that Bin Ladin’s death puts a lot of people in a lot of places, at greater risk. Then yesterday afternoon we received this message from Canon … Continue reading

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How to be a hero – Genesis 6:9-22 (Where’s the ridicule?)

Here at St Peter’s, Yateley we’re looking forward to our new vicar, Revd Andy Edmunds, arriving with his family in July. It will have been twelve months since our previous vicar left and during that time we’ve worked hard to … Continue reading

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