Wild Walking

As the vertical path crumbled under the sole of my water-filled cavern of a walking boot, due to falling into the local brook, and despite lingering exhaustion due to late July heat, there were elberberries and a few blackberries erupting as I descended the route back via  The Bongs of Goostrey. One wet boot, one […]

Time still to prepare and sow

As the sunflowers show faces in our gardens with a smile and wave, I  felt a change of season coming and the breeze, wandered over for a catch-up this afternoon. I had missed the visit lengthily and hope he remains to refresh us all, our gardens and pets. It must be very gruelling for livestock […]

Fine Beans

Dear readers, I  am ashamed to say that I opened a pack of Fine Beans today. There are more carbon footprints on that pack from Kenya, than Sir Somebody uh! Hum! Avoiding the Viruses by popping off in a custom-made flying machine. Can we grow fine beans, runner beans, broad beans here in Goostrey? Yes […]

NEW EVENTS…ARE YOU OUT THERE?

The Rose Day 2021 was an imense emergence back to the love of Goostrey. We Love Goostrey! Pictured here, is a design that emiated the  feelings the young people of the village pored into ensuring that every home had a Post-Card to not only advertise the event, yet, ensure the isolated and vulnerable, were thought […]

LIFE FOR THE BELL RINGERS OF ST LUKE’S GOOSTREY

A report from Simon Linford (President, Central Council of Church Bell Ringers). The sound of church bells. A quintessential part of our soundscape, but something that has been sadly absent from bell towers across the country during the pandemic. Bells call people to worship, mark joyful occasions such as weddings, and muffled, they help us […]

GARDENERS OF GOOSTREY PLEASE INSPIRE ME

  I gleaned beautiful insight into creating ideas for my cards. The most beautiful was a red poppy and I painted her in a yellow skirt, wearing wellies in a rainy puddle. Gardens are full of beauty and top-up our Mindfulness. Painting, drawing, writing and creating harmony. Has anyone a photo of a Clematis that […]

LUNCH AND LITERATURE

LoveGoostrey.com will be proposing a new society for August in the form of a blend of an informal lunch or scones, cream with jam and a book club. Lunch or snack payable to the venue upon attendance. Pictured Sarah McNaught’s Fandanzel the 1st. Her sequel Fandanzel-Quest for the Mystical Meadow is shown after Fandanzel-Haunting Tale […]

Scam Alerts

I am avoiding some online fraudsters. Why? Because a trusted organisation has taken money from a bank account and failed to deliver the item. Please share your comments with us to put a stop to such immoral action, if you have been a witness to being ‘Ripped Off’. Most of us work hard and fair […]

Events In Goostrey

Whether indoors or out, in the garden, cross-country or county, the human spirit is ready for action. Although Lockdown lifts are delayed, Goostrey is protecting our residents and at the same time, very hopeful to see our community back to what it’s about. My website www.lovegoostrey.com Has resumed its ‘Submit Event’ drop-tab on the Menu, […]

GOOSTREY ROSE QUEEN WILL BE CROWNED THIS YEAR

13-year-old Cate Clayton who should have been the 2020 Goostrey Rose Queen will definitely be crowned this year. The Committee was forced to cancel most of 2020 Rose Day due to the Covid-19 pandemic but is determined to do as much as possible in 2021. However there remains considerable uncertainty surrounding the exit from lockdown […]