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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 … Continue reading

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Meeting 18th July

On another warm July evening our Chair JR used the theme of ‘coincidences and ‘it’s a small world’ for her fill in material. It was another evening of multitasking and well done to JT for wearing his 3 hats – … Continue reading

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Meeting 4th July

On a warm July evening we had the pleasure of 5 yes FIVE guests in the Library including KD and JH from the Colchester and Bury St Edmunds clubs. Our Chair SR used the theme of Wimbledon for fill in … Continue reading

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Meeting 20th June

On a warm balmy June evening our chair TH treated us to the delights of the ‘silly season’ including a story about a racoon with no fear of heights whatsoever. Laughter ensued. Introductions were to the question: What is your … Continue reading

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Meeting 6th June

New Beginnings was the theme of the evening chosen by our chair CLW. We had the pleasure of our returning guest JW and also guest DB from the Newark Speakers Club who joined us while on his holiday. We hope … Continue reading

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Meeting 23rd May

Our Chair last night was DM, and in his usual relaxed form steered us through another enjoyable evening peppered with humour. The current President SR stands down from the end of May and DM will take over as the new … Continue reading

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Meeting 9th May

As we have just enjoyed a long Bank holiday weekend with glorious weather, our most able Chair PB used the theme of  ‘holidays’ for the meeting. The most enjoyable evening was punctuated with lots of interesting ‘holiday’ themed fill-in material. … Continue reading

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Meeting 25th April

An unusual evening with April showers, the use of the club computer and projector plus the unexpected puncture dealt with during the break. Despite all this our chair LG was not phased at all and chaired a flawless meeting. Much … Continue reading

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Meeting 11th April

Our Chair KB (together with PB) have recently returned from a short break on the Isle of Lewis and so facts and figures for this remote island provided most interesting fill in material for the meeting last night. Introductions were … Continue reading

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Meeting 28th March

Today was the funeral of the great entertainer Sir Kenneth Arthur Dodd. As a celebration of the joy that he brought us over 7 decades, our Chair SR used the theme of ‘Happiness’ for the meeting. Introductions were to the … Continue reading

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