Archive | March, 2016

March 2016 Rector’s Letter

03 Mar

March 2016 “Aaaawoooaaah!” And with that, the body fell back!  My years (1974-79) on the Isle of Man ended with two years working as an Assistant Nurse at a Psychiatric Hospital, the final year on night duty.  One of my tasks was to convey any patients who died during the night to the mortuary.  Most […]

February 2016 Rector’s Letter

03 Mar

February 2016 “Ninjago! Oh wow! I love Ninjago.” “Angry birds! Angry birds! I love it!”  “No, I don’t want to take off my furry ‘Frozen’ coat!  I love it!”  Zach, Aedan and Maayana respectively were responding to some of their Christmas gifts.  Diane smiled at me; she had just opened her token gift of chocolate […]

January 2016 Rector’s Letter

03 Mar

January 2016 “Grandma, Granddad, I love you.” Aedan gave us both a big hug, rapidly followed by Maayana.  Up to Summer 2014, we saw Aedan and Maayana almost every Sunday and knew their every mood, observed their development and were a clear part of their support framework.  Then Tim and Natalie moved to Preston, closer […]

December 2015 Rector’s Letter

03 Mar

December 2015 “…and God doesn’t like it!” Maayana and Aedan spent part of the October half term with us.  We bought some ‘witch’s hat’ cakes for them, but they could only be eaten if we described them as black & green cakes as, we were told in unison, ‘We don’t do Halloween; Mummy and Daddy […]