Posts made in April, 2013

Andersons High Tea – 31 March 2013

Posted by on Apr 17, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Andersons High Tea – 31 March 2013

I had the pleasure of attending the above event and took my mother along as a special treat. We were welcomed with open arms and before long were spoilt with hot tea and warm toast which was soon to be followed with a delightful evening meal. The atmosphere was lovely with tranquil music playing in the background.  Joan Cowe, Anita O’Neil and all the behind the scenes staff did a fabulous job, keeping us topped up with fresh tea and light conversation. My mother had a wonderful evening and her leaving remark was “when can I move in, I have had a lovely evening”.  She took a lovely...

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The Grandfather Clock

Posted by on Apr 16, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Grandfather Clock

The grandfather clock had been built by an Elgin clockmaker of considerable note and occupied a proud position in the main hall since Anderson’s opened it’s doors to needy people way back in 1832. The clock was still there but nobody could remember it working and it’s poor case was all bedraggled and broken – it was still a special part of Anderson’s though. It must have witnessed many thousands of people over the centuries go about their business in the grand hall. In March a local professional clock restorer visited Anderson’s – the clock was mentioned  to him in passing. ...

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Margaret’s Amazing Charity Shop

Posted by on Apr 15, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Margaret’s Amazing Charity Shop

During the first week in April, a new charity shop opened it’s doors in a prime location in Lossiemouth for one week only. It’s success resulted in our residents’ amenity fund being boosted by more than £1,000.  We are grateful to all staff and relatives who supported this cause. Overall credit, however, must go to carer, Margaret Mackie, for her initiative,  unfailing passion and hard work to make this enterprise work. She has requested that the money is used for the recreational garden at the East side of Anderson’ s.          On behalf of our residents and their...

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