For this year’s annual get together of Veryan and Ruan’s PCCs and their other halves, Fr Doug hit upon the idea of a pre-Christmas supper to coincide with Bishop Tim’s second visit within a week to our benefice. Portloe church was the venue and Fr Doug prepared and cooked a truly wondrous feast. The icing on the cake, so to speak, was a yarn from Trounce about vicars – featuring you-know-who. It was a great evening, appreciated and enjoyed by everyone, especially it seemed Bishop Tim. Too late, we realised that we hadn’t shown him the Portloe calendar, so I’ve sent him a copy. That should enliven his mail no end! On the soup lunch front, it’s business as usual at the very first opportunity in 2016 – Monday 4 January, to be precise. We’ll look forward to seeing you here, 12,30-ish.