At our Annual Meeting this month, Wendie Leo was elected president for the coming year. She has been doing a great job as caretaker president for the past few months and members can look forward to a fantastic year ahead with Wendie at the helm, and a wonderful committee to support her.
All Passion Spent by Vita Sackville West was the latest Book Club read. Pat A sent us this report. It was very much enjoyed by members of Book Club, and achieved a nine out of ten score. The novel opens in the aftermath of the death of Lord Slane, a universally admired and respected former… Continue reading Book Club Report
Crowlas and Ludgvan W I was treated to a zoom meeting and demonstration by Christine and Phil Jensen of the famous Peboryon Extreme Cake Makers. Peboryon, Cornish for Bakers, makes innovative cake creations which are famous across the globe. It all started when Christine recalled the wonderful memory of her 4th birthday cake and decided… Continue reading Peboryon Cakes
Many thanks to everyone who donated to the annual Food Bank Appeal. This usually coincides with our Feast Meeting, that we were unfortunately not able to hold due to current restrictions. A whole car boot full of long life produce was delivered to the Penzance Foodbank who thanked members warmly for their support.
Did you know that you can raise money for Crowlas and Ludgvan WI funds when you shop online? With fewer of us visiting shops at the moment, Easyfundraising offers a great way to make a donation just by doing your usual shopping. There are thousands of partners, including Sainsburys, Argos, John Lewis Amazon and eBay,… Continue reading Help us raise money with Easyfundraising
A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson was January’s Book Club choice. Members met on Zoom for a lively discussion about the travel writer’s documenting of his adventures whilst undertaking the Appalachian Trail. The scores for the book ranged from six to nine out of ten, with everyone enjoying the witty writing style, the… Continue reading Book Club – January
For their first meeting of 2021 Crowlas and Ludgvan WI opened up their Zoom meeting to WI members from all over the UK . Just under 90 members were then entranced by Newcastle Upon Tyne Drag Queen “Miss Crystal P Enigma”. Crystal explained about the history of drag ,the pageant systems for drag queens, drag race and also… Continue reading January 2021 – An Introduction to Drag
Members from St Ives to Sennen were delighted to receive Christmas Goody Bags made and filled by their committee. The treats included chocolates, a bookmark, a handmade beeswax candle, bulbs and seeds, and a selection of other delights! Everything arrived in a handmade, reusable fabric bag, delivered by very festive Elves.Thank you to everyone involved… Continue reading Christmas Goody Bags
Book Club’s last read of 2020 was the classic Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier. A favourite with several members, it was welcomed as a chance to re-read the 1938 novel and immerse the reader in the Cornish Landscape and highly descriptive narrative. The next book is A Walk in The Woods by Bill Bryson, with… Continue reading Book Club
Well done to Crowlas and Ludgvan WI member Lisa Elsey for winning the Cornwall Federation 2020 Photography Competition, and being awarded the Geeves Trophy. Lisa’s photo, shown here, uses a long exposure showing light trails from traffic passing St Paul’s Cathedral.
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