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Singing with the Suitcases, Marmalade Marathon and Redruth Bookgroup

19 Jan

1  Another fabulous session with The Suitcases and Claire Ingleheart. Today both Choir-babies and our toddler were there. It really is very special to sing, “Keep you in Peace’ with a baby in your arms gazing up at you! Thanks to Larissa for sharing Tristan. If you’d like to read the words of this beautiful song, they are below.

2  I bought the Seville Oranges for this year’s marmalade marathon. Mr S loves his marmalade and I like to make enough for him and to give away to friends. (I prefer Ginger Marmalade!)

Seville Oranges

3  It was our monthly reading group meeting at our local library this afternoon. We had very interesting discussions about the two books we’ve read since November -‘Purple Hibiscus’ by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche (Brilliant but not an easy read, set in Nigeria) and ‘Brixton Beach’ by Roma Tearne, a beautifully written and  powerful story, set in Sri Lanka and London. Both, we all agreed, certainly worth reading.

Keep You In Peace – Sarah Morgan

 

Chorus:

Warm be the sun that shines upon you

Soft be the winds as they breathe on you

Smooth be the roads that rise before you

Keep you in peace ‘til we meet again.

 

Verse:

May you have shelter in storm to hide you

May you have stars in the night to guide you

May you have ever a friend beside you

Keep you in peace ‘til we meet again.

 

Chorus

 

Verse:

May you not lack for good bread to feed you

May you not lack for good hope to speed you

And, for your singing a heart to heed you

Keep you in peace till we meet again.

 

Chorus

 
 

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2 responses to “Singing with the Suitcases, Marmalade Marathon and Redruth Bookgroup

  1. mybeautfulthings

    January 20, 2012 at 9:10 am

    Shelagh, another thing we have in common! I look forward to our meeting up when you visit Sue.

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  2. Shelagh

    January 19, 2012 at 8:30 pm

    Mmmmm, love ginger marmalade! Sue’s mother Penny makes fantastic marmalade too.

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