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  • April Newsletter – Respect

    Hello Everyone As we hopefully near the end of the lockdown and life returns to some semblance of a year ago, I have observed the workings of this thing we call ‘Respect’.  Of course, the whole picture is much more complex than what I paint but have you seen how respect and arrogance have played Continue Reading


    Hello Everyone What is going on here at the Mill?  The water wheel is still waiting for the new hub to arrive and even then it will be a couple of weeks or more to mount it.  Then last week the diesel generator jammed as I tried to start it, followed by the small petrol Continue Reading

  • February Newsletter – “Happy Birthday”

    Hello Everyone Short and simple this month. An odd thought, but happy birthday everyone – or should I say Happy Imbolc, Imbolc being a time of rebirth. This year is likely to be no exception for yes, it has been a year of Covid, lockdown and social distancing.  For some it has been a year Continue Reading

  • January 2021 Newsletter – Too Much

    Hello Everyone Well the Pre-Christmas Gremlins struck again.  I begin to dread Advent for it usually means the pre-Christmas disaster is on its way – and usually concerns the water-wheel or power generation.  Yes it happened again.  It really is too much.  The hub that has caused so much trouble snapped yet again and despite Continue Reading

  • December Newsletter – ‘Silent Night – or Silent Church’

    Hello Everyone An odd beginning.  And thinking of the Christmas carol ‘Silent Night’ perhaps that should be ‘Silent Church’. The roles of the Prophets in the Old Testament were varied and various, some of which were epitomised and personified by the first coming of Christ and some made totally redundant by the same.  However, a Continue Reading

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