I think I am glad to be a boomer!

I think I am glad to be a boomer!

I am not sure what I think of the title really, to be a baby boomer. It sounds like we have all gone baby mad but we were the babies of people that had gone mad in the swinging sixties!!  It is said that the sixties were a great time to be an adventurous child....
Make your Mark with Mark Sephton

Make your Mark with Mark Sephton

Mark Sephton is a man of many talents and what I admire about him most, is his ability to put people at ease. He cares about people, makes time to listen to people and enjoys putting people together.   His books ‘Inside Job’ & ‘Plot Twist’ have proven to...
What can you rely on?

What can you rely on?

Is there anything? We live in such crazy times that we don’t really know what is going to happen next. I had the whole of september 2019 to September 2020 planned out. It was my last year of 30 at Dean Close School. I had told the last group of girls that I wa...
What a coincidence!

What a coincidence!

Who thinks that coincidences can sometimes be a bit spooky!! let me tell you my scenario today. As we had put up with each other for 31 years on August 4th… in fact probably about 33 years really, we decided to have a night away for our anniversary. It is always...
Totalling 78 years

Totalling 78 years

These ladies in the pic have given 78 years in total, volunteering for the Pied Piper Appeal. When I saw them today they totted it up and we added them all together and honestly, they are proud of themselves and so they should be. Three of them have done 22 years...
Charity Shop Challenge!

Charity Shop Challenge!

I know all retailers were expecting to be busy today, on the first day of trading after a three month lockdown but we exceeded all expectations at our Charity Shop today. We have been operating Click & Collect over the last lockdown. For the last 11 weeks in fact,...

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