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Monthly Archives: May 2017

Bridge Results 30 May 2017

That room was cold last night. The fire was roaring, nice for those who were close. Those of us who were sitting against the bitterly cold windows,separated from the warmth of the roaring fire by distance, weren’t that comfortable. But, as you all know, the worker bees don’t always have it that good in the […]

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The Scimitar 30 May 2017

BNSC NEWSLETTER Hi there to everybody Phew! What a weekend…for the second weekend in a row…the North was cooking…it started on Friday with a great night market (this is becoming ever more popular and the vendors have mentioned that our venue and the atmosphere are superb) and the band, The Zimmer Twinz, kept all the […]

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Bridge Results 25 May 2017

What a shambles! I suppose we’ve had worse, but really, people, wrong boards played, board 20 with cards switched, little things like that. But, do you know what, life goes on, it’s all sorted out, we have the results attached, all is well! Well played Bill and Ros, in spite of your little oops on […]

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Bridge Results 24 May 2017

It was cold tonight, but there were logs burning in the grate, we were snug in the ladies bar, so all was well. Thanks to Hanneke for a very pleasant partnership tonight. We had our moments, but we also had our moments, you know what I mean. So, guess what! Bridie and Paul came first, […]

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The Scimitar 23 May 2017

BNSC NEWSLETTER Good day to everyone What a weekend….. I think Color Fun was the order of the weekend. Based on the report backs from participants, administrators, helpers and spectators the Color Run, this will become a permanent event on our calendar. There was definitely a kaleidoscope of colours available…and I had trouble trying to […]

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Bridge Results 18 May 2017

OK, OK, so the room was crowded, the battery charger for the computer played up, the server batteries were going flat, the bridgemates weren’t managing to send your table results through and the hands were challenging. Did I miss anything? But did I mention that I don’t have a social life, have nothing else to […]

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Bridge Results 16 May 2017

There were gifts given and received, according to some of the conversations I overheard, and we were certainly recipients and suppliers as well! I suppose the hands were contributory factors, with one being tempted into 3NT contracts for example, without adequate stoppers. But that’s all just excuses on my part, because you see, I also […]

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The Scimitar 16 May 2017

BNSC NEWSLETTER Hi there everyone Wow! Mother Nature showed her power with some force over the weekend….Plenty of rain with the arrival of some significantly cooler weather. I think all those at the Club, were thankful to our predecessors for having this insight to install fires at the inside pubs. All of those present, were […]

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Bridge Results 11 May 2017

And so it all happened! The cards were hot, the wine was flowing like water, ……… No, that’s another script. I’m forgetting where I was! Where was I? Oh yes, Benoni Northerns Bridge Club, Thursday afternoon, 11th May. I had a hand with 6 clubs to the 8, with only one point in my hand, […]

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Bridge Results 9 May 2017

We just don’t know why the Scorebridge program decided to freeze after tea last night. It’s just one of those gremlins that choose to bite one in the posterior from time to time. But, nevertheless and notwithstanding, this struggler managed to recover the data from the server and there you have it! Actually, I’m not […]

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