Recent news from Humber Woodland
August 2020 Humber Woodland is a peaceful place to sit and reflect, we have some benches and logs scattered around. We have had some lovely weather this Summer, but we would love a drop of rain. We have started to strim and scythe Humber Woodland, and will be working our way around the whole area [...]
July 2020 Just an update to let you know that we are open as normal, although funeral arrangements must take Covid 19 regulations in to consideration, of course. If you would like advice please ring Diane on 01568 760443.
July 2020 Today we harvested some of Humber Woodland’s Wild Cherries, we picked 7lb in total! Diane and Tommy spent the morning turning them in to Wild Cherry Jam (and getting the kitchen in to a bit of a mess)! The cherries were picked by 10am and in a jar by 1pm, pretty impressive! We [...]
Don’t lay me in some gloomy churchyard shaded by a wall
Where the dust of ancient bones has spread a dryness over all,
Lay me in some leafy loam where, sheltered from the cold
Little seeds investigate and tender leaves unfold.
There kindly and affectionately, plant a native tree
To grow resplendent before God and hold some part of me.
The roots will not disturb me as they wend their peaceful way
To build the fine and bountiful, from closure and decay.
To seek their small requirements so that when their work is done
I’ll be tall and standing strongly in the beauty of the sun.
Reproduced by kind permission of Pam Ayres, from her book Surgically Enhanced