January Activities Summary…….

Brrrrrrr ! A very cold wet January for us all.

Keeping warm and snug at the Manor though !

Residents enjoyed a lovely Burns themed food day organised by Head Chef Andy. The menu included Haggis for those who wished to try.  Scottish Flags and decorations added to the atmosphere !


One Resident had enjoyed Scottish Dancing for 30 years…her husband always wore a kilt on St. Andrews Day and they always attended a Dinner-Dance on Burns Night.  Another lady remembers her Grandfather’s surname as Maciemoir…. the Family came from Dundee.  One of the family designed the Forth Bridge and was Knighted.

Then there was the Chinese New Year of the Rooster…after our Exercise Session we enjoyed Prawn Crackers with Sweet Chilli (too hot for some !) and Plum Dips whilst listening to Chinese Music surrounded by Chinese Flags, Fans and Firecracker and Lantern Decorations.

We enjoyed a good old giggle when remembering our Dates of Birth finding out which Animal Sign we were born under…..the years ranged from 1918 – 1989 of the Residents, Carers and a family member who were joining in the fun…..We had the year of the Rabbit, Dog, Horse, Monkey, Goat, Tiger, Snake, Ox and Rat !  Fun when I read out ‘What Does Your Animal Sign Mean?’ ….did we all match our Animal ? it does not really matter as we enjoyed ourselves anyway !

The evenings are getting lighter…Spring will soon be upon us…keep warm and dry.

Must not forget a huge Congratulations to Zoe on the 9 year Anniversary on 28th January of owning Valerie Manor..we will be celebrating at the forthcoming Rabbit Hole Club Evening.  Maybe see you there.

Bye for now.