The Forbury residents were delighted to watch and to chat with the children, Julia, Myla, Jack and Lexi as they explored three rooms to excitedly search for hidden chocolate Easter eggs. Thank you so much to Marina, Chloe, Ewelina and Megan for bringing the children to The Forbury. A really big thank you, also goes to Jeanette for the beautiful hand painted mini egg baskets and their contents!
Here are some photos from our last dance session with Rachel Freeman. Rachel will be greatly missed as our dance group members have said how much they enjoyed being together, sharing dance, singing and memories…and they got to wear some wonderful hats!!!
There are some great stories and reminiscence on our Conversations page from Kay, Julian, Carol, Muriel B, and Marjorie about Food during and after the war years and an article from The Shropshire Star how the great British tradition of Fish’n’Chips got started and about Farm machinery and transport.
This weekend sees the start of the Easter holidays, the most important time of the year for the church and Christian faith and the start of the spring break. It is traditionally also a time for Easter eggs, bunnies and hot cross buns. For the history and traditions of Easter please see our Forbury Newspaper page.
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The word Conundrum game with Abbey writing the numerous word suggestions supplied by Julian, Eric, Muriel and Edna. Meanwhile Marius next door continues renovating and decorating the corridor…while Emma and Tony call out Bingo numbers to Joan, Jim, Dorothy, Rita, Kaye and Hilda and Jo is about to supply much needed tea and biscuits to the winning group…
This Thursday March 17 is St Patrick’s Day which is celebrated in Ireland and many other parts of the world. Click on our Newspaper page for a history of how this great tradition began.