Easter

Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns

Did you eat any hot cross buns over the Easter weekend? If so this story about hot cross buns might make you smile and feel a little bit more special. A boy comes home from school really upset because he had got a cross next to all his sums.  x  His mum gave him a […]

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Egg hunt

Egg hunt

The Watering Hole Virtual Easter Egg Hunt Today, Easter Sunday, is when The Watering Hole organises the Calmore Community Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Unfortunately Covid-19 pandemic has meant that we all have to stay home and stay safe. All events like this have had to be cancelled. We decided that all was not lost. As […]

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The Tree

The Tree

The Easter Tree In my last blog, in which I related the story about a man who used to hang his worries on a tree, I said that my next blog would be about a very important tree. A strong sense of fairness seems to be part of the human psyche. I remember my daughter […]

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What’s Happening at Easter 2020

What’s Happening at Easter 2020

Cancellations and postponements Easter at the Watering Hole is important as it is the time we celebrate what Jesus Christ has done for us. However, we have to balance our celebrations with our commitment to the safety and well being of our community. Due to the coronavirus outbreak and government and our church restrictions all […]

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Pancakes, Fun and Games

Pancakes, Fun and Games

Shrove Tuesday is the day when most English speaking countries traditionally eat pancakes. This used to be a way of using up ingredients such as sugar, fat and milk prior to the start of 40 days of fasting and abstinence known as Lent. It is where the term Mardi Gras comes from; literally Fat Tuesday. […]

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Easter Egg Hunt – Avoid the Queue

Easter Egg Hunt – Avoid the Queue

Sunday 21st April is the date for the Easter Egg Hunt in Calmore, organised by The Watering Hole. To take part you need to register. Every year, despite the doors opening half-an-hour before the fun starts, a queue builds up at the registration desk. This year, for the first time, we are making the registration form […]

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