It was a delight to see the large turnout at yesterday’s meeting which Kevin deftly led us through in his first endeavour as Toastmaster of the day. The highlights of the meeting for me included the excellent evaluations by Colin as TTE and Rodney as GE. Colin, when struggling to find recommendations for three exquisite table topics threw down a challenge to each of the speakers…I’m looking forward to seeing the challenges being tackled. Rodney came up at the start of the meeting and explained what he would be looking for. I like to see the GE taking this approach.
The main event of the meeting was a superb bittersweet Shakespearian performance by Grace. She skillfully portrayed multiple characters in the court scene from The Merchant of Venice and definitely deserved the Toastie award. I say it was a bittersweet performance because straight after her speech came the announcement that Grace is unfortunately leaving Toastmasters for the moment. We will definitely miss her at the meetings!