Tag Archives: New Forest

Christ the King – In Him, can we? Colossians 1:11-20 Luke 23:33-43

This morning as part of my placement in the North Hampshire Downs I was in All Saints, Odiham marking the end of the liturgical year with the Feast of Christ the King. My reflections start with the super-moon and a … Continue reading

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Coloured Fallow Deer in the New Forest

On the very last afternoon of the school summer holidays (4th September), my husband (a teacher) and I took a last trip out together, and since we had to be in the New Forest, chose one of my childhood haunts, … Continue reading

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The last day of my summer

Yesterday was to all intents and purposes the last day of my summer. I spent it out in the New Forest on not one, but two walks with my family, because I’m greedy and it was a nice day. Our … Continue reading

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Best Butterfly Day 2013 – New Forest

Back at the end of July before we took our holiday, I grabbed a few hours with my Dad wandering one of his favourite butterfly woods in the New Forest. It was a veritable bonanza of butterflies, when I got … Continue reading

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Minstead Past and Present – New Exhibition 13th-14th April 2013

Minstead’s Local History Group are making their fascinating exhibitions a bi-annual event and the next one is at the end of the Easter holiday period at Minstead Village Hall. For me, it’s about a place, and people, I’ve known all … Continue reading

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Exodus 3:1-14 Moses and the burning bush – the watcher that was watched!

Have you got the feeling you are being watched? I grew up in the New Forest, the daughter of a wildlife manager. I regularly had the opportunity to go out with my father to watch the wildlife of the woods … 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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