JD had her maiden voyage as Toastmaster and a very fine voyage it was too!
Lots of jolly interesting tit bits about Ralph C Smedley and introductions were to the question: What was your first paid job?
The invocation was the song ‘Forever young’ by Bob Dylan read by JR
Duties: Timer – CAW, Ah Counter – PR, Wordmaster – KB with the word ‘sedulous’
Evaluators: PB, AP, CLW, DM & LG
The prepared speeches were as follows:
SR with ‘A Check Up from the Neck Up’
PR with ‘Canoe Believe It’
JO with ‘The Worst Day of My Life – so far’
Our Table Topics Master TH provided some tantalizing themes including:
What are you wearing?
What is the man to your left wearing?
Describe Marilyn Monroe
Describe Carey Grant
Describe Daniel Craig
Describe Paul Hollywood
Awards – LC
Best Speech – SR
Best Table Topic – CAW
Best Evaluator – DM (Table topics evaluation)