The Church Minshull Community Website
By Arena Webteam - 30th June 2019 7:10pm
To all Madai's followers: Madai has been on retreat recently and has been unable to dictate her usual prose to me. Normal service is expected to return before the month has progressed much, so look back in a few days time. In the meantime she asks me to offer a handful of gravy bones to anyone who has spotted these pink poppies in the last week or so, and correctly identifies the site. Answers by e-mail to the usual address.
Well, I'm back in the basket and have put himself at the keyboard after his (again!) trip in his floating Scottish kennel. Last month I went on retreat for a period of quiet contemplation, interrupted only by my mate Finn and his associates. Have you guessed yet? I've told you before that I go to help out Helen, the Vicar of St James in Audlem, who clearly needs my calming influence. Because I started my life as a Guide Dog I'm used to lying around and considering things such as "which the best way to walk from here to there" and "how to resist the temptations of life such as discarded fish and chip bags, cats to chase across the road" and so on. I have to advise Finn on these matters quite often — here you can see him thinking long and hard about why it was that he went into Peter's study and tore open the chocolate bars that he had tried to hide from Helen. No Finn, it was not a good idea! Sorry about the quality of the picture of me in St James' — Helen might be a great Vicar but I kept telling her about the backlighting and to use her flash. Maybe the next time ......
Anyway once back home I got stuck into a bone and will have more to say about that next month
Madai the Labrador — your rovering reporter
PS: if you've not spotted the Poppy location then they've probably gone to seed (a bit like himself perhaps?) — it was on the lane between Old Hoolgrave Farm and the canal bridge
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
MINSHULL MADNESSOnce again it is coming round to the time of year when strange things happen in Church Minshull as the annual Madness Event takes place.On Friday 30th August top ABBA tribute band, UK Bjorn , will play at Church Minshull Village Hall in an evening of singalong and dancealong hits from the Swedish super-group. The doors open at 7:30pm and tickets are available for £12:50...
Open Evening to see the Proposed Church Alterations7:30 to 9pm 29th July 2019All plans and specifications will be on display, with an opportunity to question the churchwardens and members of the...
Finally the team have reached the last stages of our Neighbourhood Development Plan.It has taken more than three years to get to this point with Visions, Aims and Policies being developed by the team, taking account of input from the Village through the questionnaire, consultation and two reviews in the village hall. Over seventy bodies were sent the original version of the NDP and their...
St. Bart's Church