The Pastoral Visit

It was a reasonably pleasant late September afternoon; and the Reverend Simon Abernathy was bored. He’d written his next sermon, he’d planned the whole service even. He’d done everything he needed to do and then some. So now he had nothing to do. He was driving through the wooded lane leading out of Lower StranglingContinue reading “The Pastoral Visit”

Success at the Lower Strangling Village Fete

“Well, everything seems to be going to plan,” Simon said to John as they observed the crowds of happy visitors looking at the different stalls on offer in the St Gerald the Damned churchyard. “Yes, it’s almost as if the pandemic never happened,” John said. “Indeed,” Simon replied. The Lower Strangling Village Fete had beenContinue reading “Success at the Lower Strangling Village Fete”