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.
On Friday our very own Bingo mistress Dolores warmed up with Find the Word before hosting another popular game of bingo. It’s been a fun week with a trip to the Movies courtesy of SG Productions. Country Lodge residents were treated to a whistle stop tour of their favourite movie songs – complete with rapid… Read more »
A Little of What You Fancy…
Residents Betty and Edna took a trip out with Andrea and Dolores to sample some of Littlehampton’s famous fish and chips… a good time was had by all as these pictures show…
Pastels for Pleasure – 28th January 2016
We were delighted to welcome Derrick Strong, an ex professional graphic designer and now Pastel artist for an afternoon experimenting with pastel colours. It was a fun afternoon as our residents got their fingers dirty rubbing in the chalk pastels. Joy produced a couple of original ‘takes’ on the theme of flowers and Pat showed… Read more »
Christmas at Country Lodge December 2015
Deck the Halls, bring out the Figgy Pudding, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Country Lodge! Yes, the tree is up and we’ve had the Christmas production of “Winter Wonderland” by our visiting show group. Tuesday saw the event we all love, the Punch and Carols evening masterminded by Claire and Chef… Read more »