Telscombe

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Telscombe news

COUNCILLORS’ SURGERY: On the first Saturday of each month from 10am to 11am at the Civic Centre. No appointment necessary. Come along and see your local councillors.

WI: Telscombe Cliffs Women’s Institute meet on the second Wednesday of each month from 2pm to 4pm at the Civic Centre.

FIREWORKS: Free fireworks display on Saturday, September 2, 9pm at Telscombe Tye.

YOGA: Every Monday from 7.15pm to 8.15pm at the Civic Centre. Contact Jane email: janechantyoga@hotmail.co.uk phone: 07703 167895.

DANCE CLASS: For pre-school children aged 2 to 4 years every Tuesday from 9am to 9.30am at the Civic Centre. £3.50 per session. Contact Anneli Smith via Civic Centre, 01273 589777.

LIVING LIGHT PILATES: Every Monday 11am to noon and Wednesday 9.30am to 10.30am and 10.30am to 11.30am at the Civic Centre. £6 per class or £5 with eight class pass plus one free session. Contact Nicola Murray-Smith email: nicolalivinglight@yahoo.com phone: 07776 457752.

FOOTNOTES: This week has seen a plethora of nurse and doctor appointments for me as the date for my annual check-ups comes around. Blood samples taken, breathing tests done, it is a yearly ordeal which I endure patiently, I hope. Sitting in the waiting room always affords me a chance to watch and observe my fellow humans and their idiosyncrasies. I have often based or used the characters I have played on stage or included in my stories on what I have seen my fellow humans get up to. Most actors have this ability from birth and I am no exception. Even as a child I delighted in watching how adults behaved, and used them shamelessly years later. Having been declared as fit as I could expect at my age, and that at least nothing had got worse, even if it had not got any better, I returned to the usual welcome from Chaplin and we celebrated with a tour around the garden. I am longing for our Victoria plums to ripen. Judging by the laden branches at the moment, we are in for another bumper harvest. A light patter of rain put an end to our expedition , and we retired indoors to a normally forbidden tea, toasted crumpets dripping with butter and strong tea from the pot. Well, hopefully I haven’t got another check-up until next year. Be safe, wherever your journeys take you.

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