Happy Retirement

Happy RetirementBy Kendrea Rhodes

Nestled deep in a lush valley is a village within a village: a happy place, neat, tidy and friendly. This peaceful hamlet is the Valley of Praise Retirement Village in Lobethal.

Currently, there are fifty-five houses built on the five acre village, with plans for seven more three bedroom homes which will be finished by the end of 2012. The houses are spacious, modern and well equipped, with two and three bedrooms. All white goods are included and a small outside area, that you may sculpt into the garden of your own choosing – or not. Continue reading

Friendship out in Force

Friendship out in Force

By Kendrea Rhodes

What would the words, ‘The Friendship Force’, conjure up in your mind?

Would you think of pen-pals or e-friends; a club; a working bee; a dating service; an army; travelling the world; or helping people?

Well you’d be sorta right and sorta wrong. It is a club, that’s for sure, and it’s about friends and helping people, but face to face, not just via the internet. And it most certainly is about travelling, and hosting travellers from all over the world. But it is definitely not a dating service, an army or a working bee! Continue reading