This morning was another fun, energetic, upbeat Boaters Toastmasters meeting. Deb, our [email protected] opened this morning’s meeting with much happiness. Playing her favourite “happy song” to open the meeting she explained that this was music that made her happy. It was a great start and played to the toastmasters theme. Deb even inadvertently added humour by struggling to switch the music off. Brent as Toastmaster was very organised, checking on availability at the prior meeting and publishing his agenda early in the week. A great meeting theme and when Brent got an absent speaker, he quickly added in some table topics and got on seamlessly with the meeting. Well done. Mark as Grammarian came up with not just a word of the day – he had three words, all linked and enthusiastically presented. First introduction of the day was kevin, whom was well organised though did also inadvertently added humour when struggling to find the exact page he had his notes on. Good recovery and good intro. Grant, our first speaker, impressed his audience with his dedication to training and subsequent Coast to coast run. Not for the faint hearted this run and what an achievement. Well done Grant. Sandra introduced Vivien very capably with a thorough introduction and Vivien then gave us all the good oil on property investment – made easy, with literature and graphics to help illustrate points. More to come on this from Vivien. Greg had a complimentary happiness theme for his table topics session, which all spoke easily too. Mo did however have some issues deciding his favourite colour- before getting into his stride. Rodney was the evaluator of Vivien’s speech and gave a good evaluation, even expressing his delight about more of the same to come from Vivien. Watch this space. Steve did the evaluation of Grant’s speech very thoroughly, with good recommendations. Helen and Danny evaluated the large amount of table topics, followed by David’s timers report. Claire was a very happy and positive end to the meeting with her general evaluators role. Our president Mark brought the meeting to a close. Another boaters Toastmasters meeting well worth attending. Have a happy day!