The Church Minshull Community Website
By Madai the Labrador - 1st July 2018 8:00am
Morning Minshull-ears, its time for another Labra-blog and let me be one of the first to welcome Harry to the village. Apparently he's arriving at the end of June — so that's in the future as I dictate this and in the past as you read it — and is long-haired, big on attitude, middle eared, furniture chewing, widdle-legged and so on. In other words he's a regular dog. Sounds like we'll get on together just fine so I'll report back once he's got his feet under the table in Village Farm (or maybe got the feet off the table if he's as good at chewing as advertised). So thanks to Jane for letting me have a preview picture to share with you.
Well I've not been in the village much recently as I've had to look after Vicar Helen in Audlem. She's best mates with my mum and so herself let's me go there sometimes when Helen needs help. Helen's dog Finn, my best pal, needs keeping in shape as he's getting a bit lazy. Click here to see me trying to get him out of his bed to play with me..
Helen's himself (that's you, Peter) gives me special treats when he's eating and my himself says he's VERY NAUGHTY, but then takes it out on me when I get home by putting me on a diet of dry dog food and water! Where's the fairness in that I hear you ask. Anyway Vicar Helen takes me to her work: here is a picture of me keeping them in order at the Audlem PCC. Himself (my one not Helen's) says the hot air generated must have made me doze off and herself says she hopes Helen doesn't read this: but it's too late as himself had already texted the thought to her. What with all this texting and emailing and blogging and social media-ing it's a wonder he gets anything done. Herself who proof reads these articles adds that he doesn't.
Anyway they (my people, keep up with following this) have been away from the village for a few weeks and as I've been away as well there's not much more to report on this month — maybe I'll add an update as the month progresses?
Madai the Labrador — your rovering reporter
Click here for my home page and all my blogs
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
Flooding in the Village. Update#2Flooding updateToday (Thursday 5th December) members of the Parish Council (Robert Parton, Brian Charlesworth and Bob Schiller) met with the Cheshire East Flood Risk Manager, and then walked round the village and met with some of the residents affected by flooding this year. They also looked at the condition of the bridge over...
The Parish Council is inviting you to have your say on village improvements during 2020.These could be aesthetic or practical improvements, or for you to suggest further ideas that could be implemented in the near future.Below are a few starting ideas. It is not an exhaustive list, but includes some ideas explored by the Parish, residents associations and by village groups recently.As the...
Well a wet welcome to you all for my third December blog. All that is needed is a few more planks of wood, another week or two of this weather and then, two by two, we can start loading the ark. Himself spent a merry few days recently siphoning water away that was coming UP the rain water soak-aways, while even I decided that it was too wet to be out in the garden and the weather — but I did let...