Monthly Archives: December 2016

Twelve Days of our WI Christmas

On the twelfth day of Christmas my WI gave to me… Twelve ladies laughing Eleven Speakers speaking Ten Bakers baking   Nine Tasty Pastries Eight Decorations Seven Woolie Carders Six Walkers walking JER-U-SA-LEM Four Gorgeous gardens Three difficult questions Two winning tickets A Mince Pie and a Cup … Continue reading

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Christmas Flowers Workshop

Last Friday I had a great day at Alma House in Ripon on a workshop for festive flower arrangements. There were three different arrangements being demonstrated and we could choose to make two of them. We had a list of things to take … Continue reading

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Beverley and Burton Agnes

Just got back from a fabulous day out on our Christmas visit to Beverley and Burton Agnes. After a scenic drive across a misty Vale of York, we arrived in Beverley in nice time for a cup of coffee. Beverley … Continue reading

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Christmas Dabble Day

A couple of weeks ago I went on a WI ‘Christmas Dabble Day’, they’re like a craft taster day, there’s usually a choice of three or four crafts and you choose two to do in the morning and one in … Continue reading

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Otley Christmas Tree Festival

Last night a few of us had a lovely time decorating a Christmas tree in Otley Parish Church for the Otley Christmas Tree Festival. There are forty trees, filling the church with twinkling lights. Each tree is decorated by a … Continue reading

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Festive Food and Flowers

Festive Food and Flowers always feels like the start of Christmas to me, it’s usually at the end of November, just in time to give you lots of ideas for Christmas. It’s always a great day out and this year … Continue reading

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