Maureen’s Meanderings – May

What a lovely time of year this is. We have got all the lovely spring flowers, daffodil, tulips, bluebells, grape hyacinths etc and the trees are in blossom hoping that we don’t get a late frost to spoil them. As I look out my kitchen window, I can see the birds...

Maureen’s Meanderings – April

April was special when I was a child and young teenager. The fair came to Lincoln for a week each April and then again in the autumn. The April fair was the best one though. I lived quite close to the common where it was held, so my sister and I wanted to go every day...

Maureen’s Meanderings – March

Definite signs of spring now. The spring flowers are up and showing. Spring is such a lovely time of year in the garden with the aconites, snowdrops, daffodils, tulips, crocuses and all the other flowers and shrubs that remind us that we have turned the corner away...

Ash Wednesday & Lent

Ash Wednesday (2nd March this year) marks the beginning of the Season of Lent. Last year’s palm crosses are  burnt and a  cross is marked on the  forehead. In the early church, Christians who had committed grave faults were turned out of the church because of their...

February the month of Love

February is the month of love according to magazines. We are all encouraged to buy Valentine cards and romantic presents for those special people that we love as partners or potential partners. I like a card and present as much as the next person, but I am inclined to...