Magazine July 2019

Frinton 2019

Dear friends, It really began in the spring of 2017 when my nephew brought his fiancé to meet the family at my sister’s home in Berkshire. They told us that they planned to marry in May 2019 in Bali and they would be delighted (made up) if any of the family could be there. This got Malcolm and I thinking. … Read More

Magazine November 2018

2018 armistice exhibition

Parish Magazine ~ November 2018 Dear friends, Here are the words of a hymn written by Canon Rosalind Brown, who recently retired from Durham Cathedral: Once we had dreams, dreams of a new beginning When we had fought the war to end all war, A world of peace, where people live in freedom, A world where justice reigns for evermore. … Read More

Magazine July 2018

Parish Magazine ~ July 2018 As the NHS celebrates its 70th birthday, most of us have no conception of what life without penicillin, surgery and medicine would be like. Clearly it would be painful and short, especially at the end. Similarly, even only a few centuries ago people could not have conceived of our world of hospitals, surgery and chemotherapy. … Read More

Magazine June 2018

2018 Jazz Evening

Parish Magazine ~ June 2018 Suddenly summer is upon us, after what can only be described as a bumpy ride in!  Which means we can turn our attention to the summer of 2020 – only 2 years away. Casting our minds back 8 years, we went with 50 others to Oberammergau, the Bavarian town where the famous Passion Play is … Read More