Meeting #792 – 21 August 2015

Dr. Rodney Ford cheered our early-risers on today with the theme for Meeting #792 ‘Happiness’. Short on volume (but by no means quality), an unusually subdued presentation from Roydon Gibbs was nicely balanced by Grammarian Emma Hayes who introduced the word of the day “Cacophony” – used effectively by several speakers. Notable performances this morning…

Meeting #788 24 July 2015

Meeting 788 24 July 2015 Today’s meeting was another cracker. Our champion Toastmaster Deb McAlpine took on the role of Sergeant of Arms as Helen McLeod was missing in action. But the meeting was appropriately themed as ‘Forgiveness’, so before Helen’s bum touched the seat, she was forgiven for forgetting her role. Deb ran a…

Meeting #786 – 10 July 2015

Meeting #786. Friday, 10th July 2015 Theme of our meeting was Success Sergeant at Arms, Helen MacDonald, started the meeting with a challenge inventing the word “Success-less-ness” Most of us failed this tongue twister test. Our Toastmaster David Clarkson defined success for us, and what success would look like for our meeting. Bee Bathish was…