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Archive for May, 2011

Parwich Update

Just a few snippets to update you on Parwich news.  Everywhere is looking very lush and green after the rain, and a large tree has fallen across our back lane, Monsdale Lane it is called officially but our children always used to jokingly call it our back drive when they were younger. I have already [...]

At last! Precious Bane… the promised book post

Let’s hope it is worth the wait because I’m not exactly ecstatic about the book in question, which is fairly unusual for me; the other four in our group all loved it so I was a bit out on my own but fortunately that never matters in our discussions. The last choice for our book [...]

Of Reading and Book Clubs and Things

This may be rather rushed. I have made a date with myself (and John of course) to watch ‘Three in a Bed’ at 8.30. Apparently it is quite funny, about B&B owners… I shall know more next time. Anyway, I promised that I would write about books today, having started yesterday but ended up interrupting [...]

Of Blogs and Books…

I was trying yesterday to describe to someone what we used our Tom’s Barn Blog for, what in fact a blog actually was. I struggled slightly, and said that I found it a truly pleasurable way for me to keep in touch with our guests past and present and even possibly future; obviously one delights [...]

John has been busy with his camera

Actually, that is hardly headline news. The main news from Parwich is that Janet Gosling and Steve from the pub have had a very beautiful daughter, Rosie. No sooner was Rosie born than¬† it seemed Janet was back in the pub… If they don’t mind we may ask if John may take a photo of [...]

A Very Special Royal Wedding

Rather late in the day with my report I’m afraid – I have been quite distracted from the desk and blog by all the fun activities and excitement surrounding the royal wedding, plus we have had the pleasure of friends staying (arranged long before we knew anything about the said wedding!). The Orchard Farm sense [...]