Newsletters

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

Firtree Newsletter – Midsummer 2020

READING RETIREMENT CENTRE    (registered charity No. 281830) FIRTREE (Friends in retirement taking relaxation, exercise and education) http://www.firtree-reading.com Midsummer edition             Firtree Newsletter                            Issue 497 Welcome again, and welcome to Reading as the shops open unless you are still being sheltered. Have you been on a demonstration or a rave or down to the … Continue reading Firtree Newsletter – Midsummer 2020

Firtree Newsletter – June 2020

READING RETIREMENT CENTRE    (registered charity No. 281830) FIRTREE (Friends in retirement taking relaxation, exercise and education) http://www.firtree-reading.com June 2020                   Firtree Newsletter                  Issue 496 I have just had a week’s virtual holiday. Did you notice it? We should have been in sunny Kent this last week. It is going to be more difficult to get a … Continue reading Firtree Newsletter – June 2020

Firtree Newsletter – May 2020

READING RETIREMENT CENTRE    (registered charity No. 281830) FIRTREE (Friends in retirement taking relaxation, exercise and education) http://www.firtree-reading.com May 2020 Issue                    Firtree Newsletter                  Issue 495 Welcome to May and hopefully we can get out again in the sunshine. Thankfully we are still fit enough to take our exercise on one day and do the shopping at … Continue reading Firtree Newsletter – May 2020