Monthly Archives: June 2010

Busy-ness

Folks have decided that because the vicar is on sabbatical I must be terribly busy.  To be fair, I am no more busy than I was before, in fact I have saved some time by not driving to meet up … Continue reading

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Folk communion

Next weekend at St A’s the village will be filled with ‘ranters’ because Roger (looks a bit like ++Rowan) is holding his annual folk festival.  It has become the tradition that the ranters and musicians come and help with the music … Continue reading

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5 dogs and a tortoise

Dibley came to All Saints yesterday as we celebrated the annual Pet service.  Great fun and because it was so hot we gathered together in the shade under the yew trees which meant we were joined my more pets-hundreds of them, … Continue reading

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Do we have to sing/pray/have some sort of liturgy to be church?

It is sabbatical week 8 here and I have to admit that last Sunday like Elijah in the OT reading I had run out of steam .  Like Elijah there was a lot of relying on God to give me … Continue reading

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New guitar

For sometime now my guitar teacher has been gently encouraging me to buy a new guitar.  The one I practise on is perfectly OK but it is well loved and has seen a lot of use in assemblies and toddler … Continue reading

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Cow traffic

7am and a very noisy council road cleaner lorry is doing its once a year visit to our lane and trying in vain to bring the town to the country. The road will look shiney for precisely half an hour.  In a … Continue reading

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Village lunch

Over 60 lovely retired people , mostly over 80 (the helpers are all retired!) tucked into cottage pies and a choice of ten, yes 10 different puddings.  I usually come away feeling very bulgy and happy, although there is a … Continue reading

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