They told us at breakfast that an elephant had strolled through the Palmwag Camp, nibbled at our thatched roof, eaten some green leaves off the plants in the garden and then wandered round to the camping site where somebody woke up to find an elephant’s trunk blowing in her ear and a steaming pile of fresh dung quite close to her sleeping-bag. The elephant, one of a large herd, was apparently called In-House Ellie and came by, with friends, most nights. Read more
A Concert to Celebrate St George’s Day.
The observant amongst you will notice that St George’s Day does not fall on 1st May! However, with Easter falling late this year, this did not stop the Royal British Legion holding a celebratory concert for all things English, on this fine May day!.
The programme was made up of music and readings by English composers and authors, performed by the choir of St George’s Hanover Square, the Central Band of the Royal British Legion, and two well-known personalities. Read more
Tutored Tasting Wines, Cheeses and Meats of England
A school bell brought us all smartly to attention as Steve Parker pointed out that the majority of the audience had obviously grown up in an era which instilled respect for the school bell, So started a great evening of entertainment, humour and new experiences. Steve’s encyclopaedic knowledge encompasses from the fascinating to the bizarre and hilarious. Read more
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Richard Fitzwilliams, Rachel Brown, Julia Burt, Jonathan Byrne, Claire Derrick, Marianne Gray, Peter Kerwood, Michele Marriott, Lynne Warner, Lin Kennedy and Richard Household.