Meeting 1st August

On a warm August evening, competing with a noisy adjacent fairground, our Chair LG used the joint theme of mountains and hares for her fill in material. We learned that a male hare is called a Jack and a female hare is called a Jill. The collective noun is a drove of hares – fascinating, we learn something every day…

Introductions were to the question: ‘Tell us about mountains or hares’

For our inspiration, LG read a poem called Midsummer Joys by Winifred Sackville Stoner.

Ah Counter – TH, Timer – CLW
Wordmaster – JW with the word ‘compromise’

The prepared speeches were as follows:
TH with ‘Thank Goodness’ evaluated by SR
CLW with ‘The Lavender List’ evaluated by JR

Our Two Minute Topics master SR asked members to pick a subject from the eponymous
Trilby hat with various single words which could be nouns or verbs including:
walk, garden, shop, fly, fish, paint

Two Minute Topics evaluation – DM

Awards presentation – JR

There was no Best speech award as there were
only two speeches

Best Topic – JW
Best Evaluator  –  DM – Two Minute Topics evaluation

General Evaluator – JR

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