To all those lovely people who send gifts and greetings to keep this newsletter ticking over, Doreen and I convey our heartfelt thanks.
ĎMay you enjoy a blest, cruelty free Christmas, and of more importance: a coming year - 2010 - of gloriously fulfilled opportunitiesí
This year has passed by so quickly, the countryside has remained very
green and beautiful, due to all the rain. Itís not been picnicking
weather, but we have enjoyed many walks along the various promenades and
lakes around here.
We hope that life has been good to you and we look forward every
Christmas to hearing your news.
In June we had a holiday in Yorkshire visiting old haunts, and then
spent time with our family, which was most enjoyable. We attended a
hypnotherapy weekend in Scarborough in September and afterwards made
some nostalgic visits to seaside places, along the North East Coast, on
our homeward journey via the Humber Bridge.
In November we spent five days in North London with friends. On the 8th
November (Remembrance Day Sunday) James conducted a service at the
Animals War Memorial at Brook Gate, Park Lane. This was to remember the
animals who died in the wars. The above picture shows us just after the
Our family members are working hard and some are quite pressurised.
No one has moved house because of the Crisis Ė you canít sell. On
Jamesís side, grand-daughter Rebecca and Andrew decided to surprise us
and were married quietly in August. Her cousin Sarah, and James had a
daughter in June.
In Holywell we have Christmas lights on, in the High Street, in spite
of the financial crisis. They brighten the dark nights up. Our new
modern church is thriving. It was built as a Community Church and
certain grants were allowed. The old hall and curates house were sold
too. We now have a good airy building and it is used by many groups in
the week time
We hope you have a happy Christmas. Doreen and James
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