Punch and Carols 2016
It was all hands to the Dining Room as Betty and Edna set to work helping Manager Debbie lay the table for the Punch and Carols party. The event was a great success as usual with Father Ben, Jane, keyboard player Michael and the choir from St Symphorians leading the carols and readings followed by… Read more »
Birthdays at Country Lodge
Chrissie blows out her birthday candles and Ann receives a fabulous chocolate surprise.
Tea time at Country Lodge
Tea time is always a highlight here at the Home specially if there is a birthday. Chef Chris enjoys making something special and pictured here are just two of his creations – fresh eclairs, scones and chocolate roll. His puddings are not to be trifled with either!
Nikki and several of our residents made a personal act of remembrance by making their own poppies which were much admired by the staff and other residents as they proudly graced the dining room. As a reward for their labours the creative team awarded themselves a wee Baileys with their quiz which proved very popular.
All Quiet in the residents lounge
Why was it so quiet on Tuesday when I walked through our usually bustling lounge area? Turns out some of our residents were off on an outing to The Old Barn Garden Centre – as the party included the irrepressible duo Betty and Edna Barbara and Pat Shore accompanied by Andrea, Sophie, Juni and Amanda… Read more »
Tim is the Music man with his new guitar
Our regular music man Tim West proudly shows us his new rosewood guitar…the first in years…also his constant companion guitar which proves size isn’t everything! Tim is a very experienced folk musician who has run several local folk clubs here in Sussex and has recently been playing with his folk band in Denmark. I looked… Read more »
SG Productions brings us sunshine with their Summer Show!
There was distinct buzz in the air today as our residents tried out a variety of hats to go with the songs being performed in our Summer Show. Edna, Betty and Joy made a lively trio with Betty sporting some statement sunglasses to go with Edna’s sparkling headdress and Barbara’s bonnet. Eithne looked very Celtic… Read more »
Summer fun at Country Lodge
Our garden here has been blooming as you can see from our photos. Our residents have been enjoying themselves sitting outside on sunny days. Something’s fishy here – but these fish are not for eating! We’ve some special entertainment in the form of Alex Eberhard whose melodic voice is ideally suited to relaxing on a summer’s… Read more »
Guess who’s coming for dinner?
Tonight’s residents’ dessert… scrumptious homemade Raspberry Pavlova prepared buy our chef Chris.