Category Archives: Member’s Posts

The Bushy Park Walkers – Then and Now

In 2009 Maeve, one of the founding members of The Bushy Park Walkers, wrote the following piece for Focus. It was read out, by Judith, to current members of the group this Christmas as part of our annual wassail, which … Continue reading

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Bushy Park

In anticipation of the cold weather returning soon here is Judith’s poem “Bushy Park” written in 2009 after a walk through a cold and frosty Bushy Park.   Bushy Park is white once more, as we walk one winter morning. … Continue reading

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Bushy Park Walkers

Come and join we BP Walkers, Friendly ramblers, listeners, talkers; Monday morning, wet or fine, Laurel Gate at half past nine.   Tony, Linda, Sue and Sarah, Monika mit Caroline, Ralph, Gill, John – when able to – Peggy, Judith, … Continue reading

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Maids of Honour

For a while now The Tiltyard Cafe at Hampton Court have been selling Maids of Honour. They are advertised as a traditional 16th century tart and as being named after Anne Boleyn and eaten by her husband Henry VIII. The … Continue reading

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Missing Pots Mystery

I was happily weeding and watering the pots in our church cottage garden when I was confronted by the ugly bare patch. ‘Oh no, it can’t have gone!’, was my first reaction. But sure enough, as I turned to water … Continue reading

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