Newsletters & Blogs

  • August Newsletter – Lamentable Lammas

            Hello Everyone As a festival Lammas has virtually dropped off the radar. Even when I was a child Lammas, the first day of August, was probably only noted by Accountants for it was one of the Lady Day quarter days of the year and books had to be audited accordingly.  But Continue Reading

  • July Newsletter – Summer starts when?

            Hi Everybody The meteorological summer is defined as June, July and August, so always begins on Thursday, June 1 and ends on August 31. This year the astronomical summer started on Thursday, June 21, on the day known as the summer solstice. So when is summer? We have just passed the Continue Reading

  • June Newsletter – Mazes at the Mill

              Hello Everyone In May 2015 a second maze at the Mill was constructed using willow withies. The design was an adaption of a maze I found in a vicarage garden at the village of Wyck Rissington in the Cotswolds.  Unfortunately the maze there has since been removed and only a Continue Reading

  • May Newsletter – Boring Data Protection

              Hello Everyone Nothing is simple these days, and red tape is one of the more complex developments that is forever growing. You might have noticed the surge of emails recently requiring you to confirm your acceptance of news updates and adverts for particular products with firms that you have used Continue Reading

  • April 2018 – Trouble at Mill

              Trouble at Mill Hello Everyone There are times when I wonder if we are some of the lost sheep that have gone astray. Changing the metaphor – some people would go as  far as to say we are well and truly on the wrong path – the dark side. I Continue Reading