Sleeping Beauty Ballet | Kate’s blog

Last Friday we played a subscription to watch the ballet called Sleeping Beauty which was at the Royal Opera House. It was filmed in 2020. We watched it on our computer. The picture was so clear it almost felt like we were sitting in the front row of the stalls! The music, the dancing and […]

Book Club | Kate’s blog

I have not been out much during this cold weather. We have been making lots of hot nourishing soups. One of the nicest parts of the week is sitting listening to a story; we read as part of a book club. The story we read was ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night […]

Burn’s Night | Kate’s Blog

It has been a busy week. On Monday as it was Burns night, for the first time ever for dinner we had Haggis, mashed potatoes and Neeps! It was different but I enjoyed it! Last week my drama group had a virtual workshop with an actor and director from the Old Vic Theatre Company. With […]

Happy New Year! | Kate’s blog

We had a very quiet Christmas but we did celebrate the New Year with snacks, a glass of bubbly and a few verses of Auld Lang Syne. As all my classes have been closed because of the latest Covid regulations I will resume my dance and theatre classes using zoom. I will miss meeting my […]

Making gingerbread houses

One of my favourite things to do before Christmas is to make a gingerbread house. It brings back wonderful memories of when my nieces and nephews were small. Mum, dad and I would make basic houses and then at our Christmas get together, the children would decorate individual houses with sweets and icing. For the […]