Newsletters

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

Firtree Newsletter : January 2021

READING RETIREMENT CENTRE    (registered charity No. 281830) FIRTREE (Friends in retirement taking relaxation, exercise and education) http://www.firtree-reading.com Firtree Newsletter                January 2021 - Happy new year !              Issue 503 Goodbye 2020 with all your fears and sadness Hello 2021 with the hope of a vaccine and a new normality It is happening! Already some of … Continue reading Firtree Newsletter : January 2021

Firtree Newsletter ; December 2020

READING RETIREMENT CENTRE    (registered charity No. 281830) FIRTREE (Friends in retirement taking relaxation, exercise and education) http://www.firtree-reading.com December 2020                    Firtree Newsletter                  Issue 502 A very good Christmas to you all and a joyful New Year for 2021 when hopefully we can all relax again and enjoy each other’s company before long. Covid-19 will still be … Continue reading Firtree Newsletter ; December 2020

Firtree Newsletter – November 2020

READING RETIREMENT CENTRE (registered charity No. 281830) FIRTREE(Friends in retirement taking relaxation, exercise and education)www.firtree-reading.com November 2020 Firtree Newsletter Issue 501 Welcome to my second century! It is obvious now that the virus is with us for Christmas and sadly it is back with a vengeance. All those who invaded the beaches, ignored the safe … Continue reading Firtree Newsletter – November 2020

Firtree Newsletter – October 2020

READING RETIREMENT CENTRE    (registered charity No. 281830) FIRTREE (Friends in retirement taking relaxation, exercise and education) http://www.firtree-reading.com October 2020                       Firtree Newsletter                  Issue 500 Have you noticed the issue number? I started at 401 so my ton is up. I took over in June 2011 from the incomparable Peggy Brooker who was a member of Firtree … Continue reading Firtree Newsletter – October 2020

Firtree Newsletter – September 2020

READING RETIREMENT CENTRE    (registered charity No. 281830) FIRTREE (Friends in retirement taking relaxation, exercise and education) http://www.firtree-reading.com September 2020                  Firtree Newsletter                  Issue 499 By the end of August we will have been in Reading for 41 Years, arriving as we did as the pop festival was clearing up. As with so many annual activities there … Continue reading Firtree Newsletter – September 2020