sun shines on the righteous.... so the saying goes....and SRL had
the most glorious of days after all the flooding in Abingdon and
Oxford which had caused devastation to homes in our area.
We were blessed with a
glorious summer day at the Radley Sports Field and Village Hall
where there were stalls of all sorts to entertain and encourage
people to spend in support of the Town Green Fighting Fund.
The fund was greatly enhanced
by those who paid to knock over the cooling towers which had been
skilfully manufactured by one of our members. There
was hoopla with a difference, throwing the dice, and a variation
of the ball in the bucket was constructed with very life-like looking
birds nests into which a ball had to be thrown and remain in order
to win a prize.
The ducks with a prize
number on their undersides was a great favourite with the younger
visitors and the Belly Dancers entranced old and young alike.
The music of the Big Boys
Band provided a musical background in between the events.
The dog show was enormously
successful. A huge turn out of our canine friends who came
to strut their stuff, and some showing how they could resist a sausage
and some showing they could not! Some showed their party tricks
and others showed their resemblance to their owners!
The Cake Stall was populated
with beautiful home made victoria sponge cakes and fruit cakes and
within a couple of hours had sold out. The teas in the village
hall were extremely popular as people took the weight of their feet
to enjoy the photographic exhibition of Radley Wildlife and enjoy
a cream tea at the same time or enjoy something stronger from the