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Well…

Well….what a change in the weather.Poured with rain yesterday and not much better the day before . BUT , at least it s calmer today

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Winter.

Well, its Winter here, at the Sanctuary p.s Cold nights and days, dark evenings, roll on Summer. My Connect group for my church , River Network, Matlock , meets here every 4th Wednesday, 7pm .Join us for a meal, prayer and worship in a relaxed , homely atmosphere . and we have a Prayer hour […]

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What’s been happening ?

Hello. Haven’t written for a long time, sorry.. I have been ill, then I went to visit my eldest son Christopher and his wife Lainey in Abu Dhabi…..What an experience,. A holiday of a lifetime , truly.Going again in November. I was baptised in July’15. Now…THAT was an experience !!!Baptised in the river in Bakewell […]

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the Sanctuary p.s., small Christian Retreat in Derbyshire

An idyllic, inspirational venue situated at the Sanctuary p.s., Cliff Farm, in the Peak District on Harthill Moor in the White Peak This is a space in my 18th Century barn conversion , specifically created to provide a tranquil, safe place in which to meet our Lord. It is 30′ x 18′ space, perfect for […]

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Spring has sprung !!!

What superb weather we are having here at the Secret . daffodils and cowslips are out,  the hedgerows are bursting with life , and even the lambs are being born….Some news for you .  I have celebrated a milestone birthday this year and I want to celebrate with my guests so, I am giving discounted […]

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October!! Autumn at last!!!

And..what a month!! A few weeks ago my eldest son told me he was getting married…on October 21st….What a LOVELY surprise,and to a lovely lady,too.So,LOTS of excitement and preparations.The reception was held here,in the Barn….! Well,the wedding has happened .Been and gone. Wonderful…Great day with great friends and family. And now,seeing that I have celebrated […]

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September, Birthday month !

Hello, everyone ! Beautiful day today, but , yesterday when I celebrated my birthday, which is later in the week, ( 3 score years and ten and counting… ), the weather , which had had a good forecast , was abysmal. Misty, drizzle all day and then when everyone had left, about 7ish, the sun […]

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SUMMER !!!!

Well,…haven’t we had some superb weather???Apart from last Friday and yesterday, when the heavens opened and it rained constantly. Pity the YNot festival goers !!! It was like a mini Glastonbury. But no doubt the revellers enjoyed it!!! We have NO vacancies until after Bank Holiday..Thank you to all my guests.It has been a pleasure […]

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SPRING has sprung….

Yes…Spring has sprung,and with it has come the rain,the wind and yes,the sun…Hurrah.!! Well, last Sunday we had a foretaste of our summer to come .Fantastic….Oh,oh…here comes the rain again.April showers early,maybe? But enough of that..The gardener is coming for his 1st visit of the year tomorrow to start tidying and clearing the flower beds […]

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