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Meeting 5th June

Our Chair CLW busily and competently rearranged the evenings programme due to absentees but we started the meeting bang on time. The theme for the evening which included many quips was ‘opportunities’ Our introductions were to the subject of: ‘opportunities’ … Continue reading

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Meeting 22nd May

Our able Chair CAW asked us to introduce ourselves with reminiscences about food from our past. Much nostalgic stodge was served to great amusement. An excellent introduction. SR2 gave us the inspiration by juxtaposing the terrors and exhilaration of a … Continue reading

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Meeting 8th May

On a moderately moist May evening, must laughter was enjoyed as our Chair SR muddled through the proceedings. A large bundle of rhubarb was distributed amongst the members in order they produced their rhubarb crumbles! Our introductions were: ‘Tell us … Continue reading

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Meeting 24th April

On a light and almost balmy evening in late April our Chair DM, guided us through the evening in his usual relaxed manner. As fill in meterial he gave us useful tips as to how best to memorise our speeches. … Continue reading

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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: … Continue reading

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Meeting 27th March

With our second speaker arriving slightly later than intended, our evening was reversed with the Topics session in the first half and the prepared speeches after the break. Our Chair TH kept us well amused with quotations from Oscar Wilde. … Continue reading

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Meeting 13th March

On a blustery evening in Mid March our Chair JR cheered us up with a theme of humour. Lots of laughter ensued from the excellent fill-in material. Much frivolity was enjoyed by all. Introductions were to the question: ‘Tell us … Continue reading

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Meeting 27th February

On probably the last day of our unusually warm spell our Chair SR used the theme of things that ‘Get our goat’. There was also talk of horses, rabbits and slug trails… Much frivolity was enjoyed by all. Introductions were … Continue reading

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Meeting 13th February

Colds and flu left us without our Chair and one evaluator for the evening. Fortunately CLW stood in and saved the day in his usual competent manner. Introductions were about ‘absenteeism’ For our inspiration, DS used the aircraft pre-flight checksĀ  … Continue reading

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Meeting 30th January

On a frosty evening with a sprinkling of snow but also the welcome glimmer of longer daylight, our chair CAW warmed us with her usual capable charm. As we only had one speaker, we decided to have a bumper session … Continue reading

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