It’s starting to sink in

I felt far more casual about preparing for the role of General Evaluator this week. I was full of confidence after my first time of being Toastmaster. As a consequence of this bold step of mine I thought I’ll just prepare my stuff on Thursday night. Its gonna be easy. I’ll make a list of…

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Toastmaster of the Day

Oh my god, what do I need to do? In an unusual step for a guy, “Where’s the manual?” Find a checklist and or a cheat sheet, a template. Google is my friend and pretty soon I find a cheat sheet from a Toastmaster site in Vegas. The site looks quite good – note to…

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In the not too distant future

A daunting theme. Gerald …and the predictive text just tried to make Gerald feral. Will the not too distant future be too much too soon. Quote of the day “To be technically savvy you need a kid for that” . A classic one liner from Kevin. This made me remember a blind chap, I met…

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TGIF – Thank God its Friday?

Louise gets us started and we are 8 minutes behind. John, our Toastmaster,  in great style gets us rolling with a nice twist on TGIF.   Who knew that Aloha Friday was the origin of casual Friday. Is Friday that we like so much because we hate work? Is it because the weekend. On the…

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Friday 8 Feb 2019

Our meeting was opened by our now clean shaven, younger looking Donald Harman. The Theme for the meeting was “Remembering the First Time” For our Toastmaster of the Day Gerald it was reflecting on his first time at Toastmaster and his first impromptu speech. For Sabine our Grammarian it was being brought up in Germany…

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