Author Archives: Jo Pitt

Bedswapping in the hen house

At the time of writing this the list above is not quite accurate as Henry, George’s brother, has come to visit us for a week or so. His owners are on holiday prior to moving to Mill Street and it seemed a real shame for the dogs to miss out on their walks if Henry

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Chickens help with the weeding

Hello again. The rain is pouring down outside and the roads are chocker block with people desperately trying to get away on holiday – so it must be the start of the school holidays and summertime in England. A couple of weeks ago we were very lucky for the Gislingham Summer Fair and had fantastic

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Chick chat

It is a strange thing (for me) to say but I think my mad little cat Sooty was grieving for his friend Bandit (the dog who died about 3 months ago). He is now recovering well and doesn’t look so sad. In fact he has now gone back to jumping up and pretending to be

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Youth Club update

Dear Members, Parents and Carers Gislingham Youth Club will restart on the 12th September and we will be starting with doing some cooking on a barbecue so please would all of the members bring whatever they would like to cook. I am planning on redecorating the storeroom soon and will send notes home about that

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Chick chat – May 2014

Hello to all the busy gardeners and animal keepers in the village. Trying to keep down weeds (unwanted plants) and animal infestations (very unwanted) whilst tending to the growing of wanted plants can be quite exhausting. I have been busy with planting seedlings, and any spares that I can’t fit into my garden are being

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Youth club update

All is well at the Youth Club. We have purchased some more table tennis balls and some balls for dodgeball and plan to carry out repairs to some of the other equipment over the half term. We had tentatively planned to have a sleepover on the 7th March but had forgotten that the Variety Club

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Chick Chat May 2013

It has been a quiet month at the Henny’s this month with production now more regularly 5 eggs a day and sometimes 4. The Henny’s are all doing well and enjoying the turn in the weather

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Gislingham Youth Club

Welcome back everyone. The first week back we had a display by the kick boxing club which was enjoyed by everyone and the rest of our programme looks set to keep everyone interested too. There was a meeting this month about the potential for more sports facilities and although not many people turned up for

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