April 2012 Activities Summary

Hello, well I think the ‘April Showers’ bit has gone a bit far don’t you !
Mind you I’ve never seen so many beautiful rainbows as during the last few weeks.

We celebrated three Themed Days during April. Firstly a lovey DVD was enjoyed of Elizabeth our Queen on 21st ….there was also a Quiz on the Royal Family and to top everything a lovely cream tea was enjoyed by everyone to celebrate Her Majesty’s birthday. One lady loved the Union Flag serviettes used at tea time so much that she kept hers unused to keep in her room to put an ornament on !

The next celebration was on 23rd when we donned Hats, Wigs and Boppers and waved flags to celebrate St. George’s Day. This was followed by a St. George’s Day Quiz by those present. We all learn new information when we have these Quizes. We were astounded to learn that St. George actually never visited Great Britain ! We proudly hung our St. George Cross Bunting around the conservatory. On 28th we celebrated another great feat of when Cook reached Australia….another Quiz and decorations.

We enjoyed decorating Easter Bonnets and a Cheese and Wine Tasting over the Easter weekend. The lovely Marmalade came for her usual visits and some Residents enjoyed the Reflexology Session with Cath. Joyce has been busy helping everyone finish the Blanket that has been knitted for Lucy’s forthcoming new arrival. It will be presented next month.

Throwing Rings, Giant Dice and Target Bean Bag along with our usual Exercise Sessions kept us moving.

A very special time was enjoyed when we had a visit from John Paul Miller who entertained us with Country and Western and Old Time Music on his guitar.

That’s all for now…look out for that sunshine !



  1. What a lovely picture of my nan ….think it is great I can keep up to date with all your activities at Valerie Manor, makes a lovely read and brings a smile to my face…..hope to visit soon again x