Archive | October, 2015

November 2015 Rector’s Letter

31 Oct

November 2015 “Kryptonite? In the water? Wow!”  Euan and Zach were down from Cryptosporidium-free Ulverston and were being given the strange rules about water use, now familiar to most of Lancashire.  They, however, were not at all fazed by needing to use boiled water to brush their teeth or make up their squash; of much […]

October 2015 Rector’s Letter

17 Oct

October 2015 “Thank you Granddad, Grandma!”  Euan’s eyes shone.  He has a mobile phone.  When Tom & Jen joined us recently, they were in a discussion about Euan needing a phone – preferably not too expensive – to give him more freedom and responsibility now that he’s 9.  We had an old mobile phone, the […]

September 2015 Rector’s Letter – by the Curate

17 Oct

September 2015  “Achew!” . . . “Bless you” Is that what you say when someone near you sneezes? I sneeze a lot. With annoying allergies to dust, pollen and mould spores, I’m often sneezing away during the day. Just occasionally, a voice can be heard nearby to say “bless you.” The trouble is, once I […]

August 2015 Rector’s Letter

17 Oct

August 2015 “Fish, Grandma!”  Ben has been a visitor a little more frequently since his brother James was born.  He plays quietly and with great concentration on elaborate Lego stories, using the Lego from the days his father was a child – indeed, he plays much like Nathanael did.  Having slipped away from the dinner […]

July 2015 Rector’s Letter

17 Oct

July 2015 “Yeeowl! Yeeowl!”  We’ve been to Ulverston to see Euan and Zach, hosted Aedan, Maayana and Callum and separately Ben;  all have been well behaved, played constructively and quietly – and yielded no little stories for a magazine article! “Yeeowl! Yeeowl!” We also visited Jake in Dundee, and he also was well behaved – […]