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Wednesday 7 January – finances to Gillian

Wednesday 7 January – finances to Gillian
January 10, 2015 Linda Crossley
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Our mischievous reference to Methodist Women in Haulage – the way in which the exec officers and Margaret have needed to transport goods up and down the country – used to be confined to the resources we produce and sell at various events, and a small “toolbox” enabling us to put on the events we do.  This week it has stretched to include the moving of the office.  A big part of Margaret’s work has been the administration of our finance systems, which this week were transferred to Gillian’s home near Preston.  On a rather wild and wet day, I drove over there, and only took one box which should have stayed here in Brighouse!

I don’t have a photo of Gillian by herself, so here are the 4 exec officers in London last November, with Gillian second from the right.  She and I spent a useful day, moving boxes and records, but also discussing the continuity of the finance work – and associated matters, of which there are many!  I was glad to reach home safely and to know that another significant stage in our journey has been accomplished.  Linda