A little known sub-clause of Murphy’s law says that if you plan to throw your home and garden open to an entire church congregation for afternoon tea the chances are pretty high that the Lord will decide to bless your garden with rain. Lots of it.
Yep, you guessed it. The heavens opened the following Sunday when we farewelled our Assistant Minister Ben, his wife Michelle and children Chas and Coco as they prepared to fly out to a new parish in Perth on the other side of our vast country. Undeterred we simply moved the proceedings inside.
These poppies on the table were the closest we came to sunshine, but everyone crowded in and we had a great time, sad though it was to see our Undies family leaving after almost 5 years here.