A Potter round The Neatherd, 31 March 2018
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The last day in March, like so many of its predecessors, was wet; but not wet
enough to deter the families of 14 youngsters who had signed up to our Easter
event. Promptly at 2:00pm, a queue had formed for our Treasure Hunt round the
As it turned out, the rain (which was steady if not heavy) was less of a problem
than the conditions underfoot - in a few places, The Neatherd was either awash
or a few inches deep in mud. Happily, neither the children nor their adults
seemed to mind too much, with plenty of mirth to brighten the grey day; just
one person was overheard to say she was heading back to "dry land" - very
understandable given that this was the worst section of muddy and flooded track
and she was trying to manoeuvre a pushchair. In recognition of the efforts
made by all, we had no hesitation in doubling the prizes to all.
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