It is time to welcome in the marvellous month of May
With all the anticipation of colour and a firm good bye to all that is grey!
Get the bbq and chairs out in readiness of the warm spring sun
And hope that this is just the start of good weather that will run and run!
Traditionally May is a time of asparagus, ribbons and poles
Plus summer like pursuits of croquet, cricket and bowls.
Here we are all ready for the world-famous Badminton Horse Trials
As thousands of visitors arrive to walk the course for miles and miles!
The Chipping Sodbury Food Festival also takes place for food lovers to drool
With The Baker Brothers back, and cooking up a storm at the Hobbs House School!
Come and stay at The Moda House and try out our brand-new room No.1
With a sparkling new bathroom all spice and span and freshly done!
There is a definite nip in the air and the central heating switch is firmly back on
With the long, lazy hazy days of summer now sadly long gone.
October is a month of conkers, pumpkins and everything that is Halloween
From the costumes to the toffee apples and jack ‘o’ lanterns creating the spooky scene!
Life in Chipping Sodbury is busy and hectic with plenty of action and activities
With The Sodbury Players performing, and The Amadeus Concert to delight and please!
Here at The Moda House the re-wiring is finally finished and another new bathroom installed,
And the heating and hot water systems have been serviced and completely overhauled.
Why not come for an Autumn visit and enjoy our homemade blackberry jam and marmalade,
Plus some seasonal spiced stewed homegrown plums – Duncan’s latest crusade!
But if you need even more encouragement, motivation or another reason.
Visit Westonbirt Arboretum for its spectacular and stunning vibrant ‘fall’ season!
So just before the clocks go back, come to Chipping Sodbury for a little get-away
And stay at The Moda House where a warm welcome will ensure a wonderful and happy stay!
Another summer has almost passed and is just about to disappear
With a slight nip in the air making it feel crisp, cool and clear.
With harvest time here and the gentle start of falling leaves
It will be time to pack away the T-shirts and bring out the long sleeves!
As the schools and colleges return, and the shooting season well underway
Visit the nearby Lady’s Wood Shooting School with instructions on how to hit the clay!
The wonderful Dime Notes are performing at Chipping Sodbury Town Hall
And The Sodbury Players are putting on The Edge of Darkness to enthral us all!
The twice-yearly MOP Fair also takes place with a hint of a bygone age
When agricultural labourers and their tools were available for all to engage.
So during this ‘show off’ season come to The Moda House for a break and treat
At Number 1 High Street which offers the very best in a meet and greet!
The Glorious 12th signifies the start of the shooting season for grouse
Aand it is also Duncan’s birthday so there will be a big celebration at The Moda House!
Summer is well and truly underway with the grass just worn to dust
And the BBQ’s busily working overtime before they go bust and succumb to rust!
In Chipping Sodbury we have the amazing Hedgehog and Owl meet and greet
With a chance to see these wonderful creatures both magnificent and sweet!
There is also Tudor music at Acton Court to honour Henry V111 and Anne Boleyn
And why not sample The Horseshoe’s very own Celestine Spa Gin!
Then there’s the ongoing Chipping Sodbury and Cotswold search for the small hare
Plus the nearby Hawkesbury Horticultural annual Show and Fair.
With so much going on a stay at The Moda House is an absolute must
To enjoy all that is wonderful in this glorious month of August!