January Oasis, what’s good enough for Marie Antoinette….

Cold snap, warm heart. We are pleased to report that freezing January roads did not deter members of our collective from making the arduous trek to Oasis Central. The roads did require prudent driving, but thanks to the local authorities, not the skills of a Finish rally driver. A coat for the Finish winter would … More January Oasis, what’s good enough for Marie Antoinette….

Oasis events for 2023

Lilly our new “Grande Fromage” has burnt the midnight oil to put together with her committee a vibrant and exciting set of activities for the 2023 Oasis calendar. This is the time to get your planners, diaries or electronic calendars out and put in for the 3rd Saturday of each month “Oasis Meeting”, so you … More Oasis events for 2023

Oasis goes bump in the dark!

“Hubble BubbleToil and TroubleNothing burnsBut slow cooker bubble” Not quite the start of ’The Scottish Play’, but it’s probably what Old Billy Shakespeare would have written if he’d attended our October Oasis.The meeting was a fantastic and vibrant evening thanks to the wonderful efforts of our three ‘witches’, Tina, Barbara and their beautiful assistant Dee. … More Oasis goes bump in the dark!

September Oasis

Our September Oasis meeting was a quiet intimate affair, in line with the national mood, as we mourned the death of our Queen. During the meeting we observed a minutes of silence, allowing us time to reflect on the end of the second Elizabethan age.The one thing in life we can be certain of is … More September Oasis


Dear Oasis ladies, partners, family, friends and allies. The October meeting will be a significant one for me because it will be ten years since I ventured into the big wide world and tentatively stepped into St George’s Hall. It was a Vicky bangers and mash with waitress service. I met so many wonderful people … More The FUTURE of OASIS

Stoke Holy Cross-On-Sea

OK, so it wasn’t St Tropez! Rachel did her best by mooring her superyacht, but it was only 940mm long. It did, however, in full sail, form a magnificent centre-piece for the table. Sixteen lovely ladies attended the beach party, suitably attired in glamorous beachwear. A beach miraculously appeared in ST George’s Hall, complete with … More Stoke Holy Cross-On-Sea

Review of May Ball

The theme for the May meeting was ‘A May Ball’ and the weather did not disappoint with the sun streaming through the windows illuminating the beautiful dresses. Twenty one guests enjoyed a meal prepared by Serena – a healthy salad followed by strawberries and cream. There wasn’t much left so it must have been ok! … More Review of May Ball

Oasis Easter 2022

Set square, big hammer, chainsaw, vernier gauge, welding googles and long nails. Gosh, I’d was drawing up my list of tools needed for making my Easter bonnet for the Oasis Easter parade; now all I needed was a design. Perhaps I could download some plans from the Internet, now where’s my phone?And it came to … More Oasis Easter 2022

December Oasis Blog

Well here we are at the end of another year and looking forward to a better next.  Everything was going so well until omicron surfaced and infection rated went exponential.  I remarked on infection rates over a year ago, as being in their hundred, but now we are seeing them in their thousands.  I always … More December Oasis Blog