On a pleasant May Saturday evening, twenty-five intrepid souls boarded The Good Ship Oasis and successfully navigated The Fashion Triangle. Working with our partners, The Community Wardrobe represented by Jasper and K, and Emmaus, represented by Charlton and Alex, we spend a convivial time cleansing our wardrobes and rummaging for something new to fill the … More May Oasis – Handbags and Gladrags
All Oasis Meetings are special, but April’s gathering was simply magnifique! We were treated to a wonderful performance by Jane Bishop, who led us on a whistle-stop journey, from Ipswich to Paris, onto the discos of Cairo, across the world to the Karaoke bars in Tokyo, and via the rolling dance floors of cruise liners, … More April Oasis – Regrets? No. No regrets
As mine own carriage did pull up outside Statis house the humour wast gath’ring, t’s going to beest right pea soup’r chirp’d Amy. Rememb’ring not to parketh in Stacey’s parking space, we did swing into the carriage parketh. As the fog thickened, the scene tooketh on an e’rie humour, the hairs on the backeth of … More March Oasis – Beautiful Books
Beware the students of Oasis College have just graduated from the Diane Simpson University of Graphology, and with our new skills, we are going to read your hand writing and make instant judgements about you! Well perhaps not, as during her engaging and fascinating presentation, Diane showed that our intuition is often wrong. Many of … More The ‘i’s have It – February Oasis
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….
With Christmas being such a busy time of year, it was wonderful that so many of our members were able to celebrate the festive season together at two Oasis events before the big day.On the 8th a gang of us assembled at The Marsh Harrier near Norwich. How big is a gang? Well for Oasis … More December Oasis Celebrations
The magnificent Sausage made a triumphant return to Oasis on Saturday, supported by Mash, Peas, and Gravy, with an encore of Apple Pie and Custard. So who was behind this timeless production? Our Rachel, who produced a minor miracle to produce 27 covers in such a tiny kitchen and an uncooperative oven. There were no … More November Oasis – Super Sausage Saturday
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
“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!
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
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
At our June Oasis meeting we held a Platinum Jubilee Street Party. The Jubilee weekend was half way between our May and June meetings so we chose two weeks late on 18th June.Sixteen people attended, including a new lady called Georgina. She seemed to enjoy the evening and I very much hope we see her … More A Platinum Jubilee Street Party (2 weeks late!)
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
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