Shrove Tuesday – Do you give a Toss?

  A Message for my daughter and maybe yours too? What is Shrove Tuesday? Going through this week’s calendar and getting organised, I note it’s pancake day on Tuesday. I’ve taught the meaning of this to kids over the years in different schools, and remember that the word  shrove is linked to being shriven from sin. In past times there was a call to confession with the pancake bell. Fasting Some research suggests that people used up their store cupboard ingredients in the pancakes,  so they were eaten before the 40 fasting period of Lent. Other reading points to the ingredients … Continue reading Shrove Tuesday – Do you give a Toss?