Firtree Newsletter : December 2021

READING RETIREMENT CENTRE    (registered charity No. 281830) FIRTREE (Friends in retirement taking relaxation, exercise and education) http://www.firtree-reading.com Newsletter                              December 2021                                Issue 513 Welcome to our Christmas edition and a very happy season to you all. After the last two years, everybody needs some cheer in their life and we hope that will be the … Continue reading Firtree Newsletter : December 2021

Firtree Newsletter : November 2021

READING RETIREMENT CENTRE    (registered charity No. 281830) FIRTREE (Friends in retirement taking relaxation, exercise and education) http://www.firtree-reading.com Firtree Newsletter                 November 2021                     Issue 512 Well, we did it!! On the 19th October, we had our first meeting together for nearly two years. We had that meeting in Grange United Reformed Church. We still do not know … Continue reading Firtree Newsletter : November 2021

Firtree Newsletter – October 2021

FIRTREE (Friends in retirement taking relaxation, exercise and education) http://www.firtree-reading.com Firtree Newsletter                           October 2021                                   Issue 511 At last, we can meet together and just in time for us to hold our official annual meeting. It will need to be quite a short meeting, but that should still give us time for both a discussion … Continue reading Firtree Newsletter – October 2021

Firtree Newsletter : August 2021

READING RETIREMENT CENTRE    (registered charity No. 281830) FIRTREE (Friends in retirement taking relaxation, exercise and education) http://www.firtree-reading.com Firtree Newsletter                         August 2021                        Issue 510 Another summer of uncertainty – not really – it is now down to our own common sense rather than having a law – you remember common sense!  I will still … Continue reading Firtree Newsletter : August 2021

Firtree Newsletter : July 2021

READING RETIREMENT CENTRE    (registered charity No. 281830) FIRTREE (Friends in retirement taking relaxation, exercise and education) http://www.firtree-reading.com Firtree Newsletter                        July 2021                                     Issue 509 I’ve just had another birthday and another wedding anniversary and I still haven’t been able to celebrate with my family and I guess it is the same for most of you … Continue reading Firtree Newsletter : July 2021

Firtree Newsletter : June 2021

READING RETIREMENT CENTRE    (registered charity No. 281830) FIRTREE (Friends in retirement taking relaxation, exercise and education) http://www.firtree-reading.com Firtree Newsletter                         June 2021                            Issue 508  At last, we can all join in a big HUG. I know it is still virtual, but just wrap your arms around yourself and say something you would like to hear. … Continue reading Firtree Newsletter : June 2021

Firtree Newsletter : May 2021

READING RETIREMENT CENTRE    (registered charity No. 281830) FIRTREE (Friends in retirement taking relaxation, exercise and education) http://www.firtree-reading.com Firtree Newsletter                         May 2021                            Issue 507 Spring is definitely here as my bluebells begin to take over the garden and the young men who care for my garden as age makes the thought of digging give me a … Continue reading Firtree Newsletter : May 2021

Firtree Newsletter : April 2021

READING RETIREMENT CENTRE    (registered charity No. 281830) FIRTREE (Friends in retirement taking relaxation, exercise and education) http://www.firtree-reading.com Firtree Newsletter                         April 2021                            Issue 506 Greetings for this Easter edition, whatever faith you are or none. Spring is a time of newness, of the garden coming back to life and hopefully a time when we too can … Continue reading Firtree Newsletter : April 2021

Firtree Newsletter : March 2021

READING RETIREMENT CENTRE    (registered charity No. 281830) FIRTREE (Friends in retirement taking relaxation, exercise and education) http://www.firtree-reading.com Firtree Newsletter                         March 2021                          Issue 505 Many years ago now, I asked my very proper great-aunt what she was going to give up for Lent. She wore horn-rimmed glasses and towered above me. “Colin” she said, … Continue reading Firtree Newsletter : March 2021

Firtree Newsletter – February 2021

READING RETIREMENT CENTRE    (registered charity No. 281830) FIRTREE (Friends in retirement taking relaxation, exercise and education) http://www.firtree-reading.com Firtree Newsletter                         February 2021                              Issue 504 You would not think that there was anything wrong with the world as I look out of my bedroom/office window. Blue skies all around, birds flitting about, snowdrops starting to … Continue reading Firtree Newsletter – February 2021