Since my successful colon operation just before this year’s Five Church Walk I have been undergoing palliative chemo therapy for bowel cancer & am taking longer processing the paper work. The claim for Gift Aid tax refunds has gone in, but it could be a month or two before I'll make the distribution to the five churches & two charities after which I’ll hand over my Treasurership to a trusted friend. I’ve now transferred the website to Caroline Old who will forthwith control
This report was published in August's Chilham Parish News:- My last report in June was written a week from my discharge from Margate Hospital on the very day of the Walk itself after major keyhole surgery. I hadn’t felt up to analysing walkers’ entry forms on how each wished their donation to be spread between the five churches and the two charities then. This year for the first time we asked how many adults were included on their form, encouraging them to increase the sugg
My first report was published in Chilham Parish News June issue:- Unfortunately on the day of the Walk I was still in Margate Hospital recovering from major bowel surgery three days earlier, but I arrived home that evening to be greeted by news of what a great day it had been. I’m spending most of my days resting, with a district nurse checking on me daily, so I doubt if I’ll be able to do my usual analysis of each church’s registrar’s records until the end of this month.