Meeting 10th April

On a cool but daylight evening in April our Chair LG, armed with her
coffee, guided us through another evening of learning through enjoyment.
Her chosen theme was ‘bananas’ with lots of interesting fill-in material.

Introductions were to the word: ‘bananas’

A big welcome to our guest JM. We hope that he enjoyed the evening
and look forward to see him again soon.

For our inspiration SR2 read the poem ‘When things go wrong’ by John Greenleaf Whittier

Ah Counter – DM, Timer – CLW
Wordmaster – TH with the word ‘grit’

The prepared speeches were as follows:
Speaker 1 – SR with ‘Stu’s Birthday Weekend’ evaluated by DS
Speaker 2 – LH with ‘Life’s lottery’ evaluated by JR

Our Two Minute Topics master JW used the theme of Spring and asked members
to pick an egg containing a topic from a basket.

Topics included:
Tell us about Springtime when you were growing up
My favourite Springtime chore is…
How will you celebrate Easter this year?
What’s your dream Springtime holiday?
Describe your perfect Spring day
Do you celebrate or dread daylight saving time?
Tell us about your favourite flower and why
My least favourite part of Spring
The perfect way to entertain children at Easter
The best part about Spring
I can’t wait to ____ in the Spring

Two Minute Topics evaluation – CLW

Awards presentation – SR

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

Best Topic – LH
Best Evaluator  –  JR for Speech 2 evaluation

General Evaluator – CAW

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