Good luck for 2018 from Riversway Nursing Home

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As another new year rolls in the residents at Riversway Nursing Home in Bristol celebrated with a range of activities from different countries.

 

Something they really enjoyed was preparing their very own Calennig apple. Calennig is a tradition celebrated in Wales. The word itself means ‘new year celebration, or gift,’ and people decorate apples as part of this tradition as a symbol of luck. The residents decorated their apples with different types of leaves, berries and twigs.

 

Residents also discussed their ‘first footing’ memories, ate chocolate coins and even, marking a Chinese tradition, picked messages of good luck.

 

The afternoon was rounded off with a good sing along to Old Lang Syne. The poem was written by Scottish poet Robert Burns and is sang to bid farewell to the year that has passed.

 

Staff and residents at Riversway would like to wish everyone good luck and a happy new year for 2018.

 


 

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