Pearl's a singer, but Linda's a writer, And they say that she once won a competition And had a short story broadcast on Woman's Hour. She helps out at St MM's church on the PCC And with Holy Communion for the Sick and Housebound. She doesn't come from round here.

Author Archives: Linda Ainsworth

Feast Days, Spanish Style

Patronal Festival With our Patronal Festival in the offing, I was considering how different our celebrations are from those in Spanish towns. Each town has its own patron saint, and in most, feast-day bunting is put up in the streets (by the ajuntament, the town council, usually). Clitheroe has municipal bunting, but for tourist purposes,…

Read More