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Monthly Archives: January 2018

The Scimitar 30 Jan 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER A very fine and good morning to you all On Saturday I awoke to heavy, grey, leaden skies waiting to drop their heavy loads of water back to Mother Earth…and I thought of our Junior cricketers….when you are at the Club, you can literally feel their energy and enthusiasm….and as my mind dwelt […]

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Bridge Results 30 Jan 2018

I picked up hands with eight of a suit, several with seven and also ordinary hands with only six. Boy, there were some strange distributions! I’m bidding with seven, my partner has none, my left hand opponent has six! What!! But let me just take the opportunity to thank our new member, Cathy Price, for […]

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Bridge Teams Competitions

I promised you that we would be trying to organise Teams competitions this year, not to be confused with the existing club Teams Championship. Well, this is it! We are able to use the ladies bar on a Monday afternoon, as Lisa already has the use of it for her beginner’s classes. There is ample […]

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Bridge Results 25 Jan 2018

What a good day it was today! We had our annual AGM, which went off without a hitch, thanks mainly to my competent committee and the behind the scenes assistance from the friendly staff of this, the greatest sports club which I have ever had the pleasure of belonging to. A great thank you to […]

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Bridge Results 23 Jan 2018

We welcomed a new player and potential member tonight, Cathy Price, who hails from Hillcrest in KZN. Cathy played with Margaret and is looking for a partner for Tuesday nights. Her contact number is 079 489 7323, so if anyone out there would like to call her, please do. I was struck by the vagaries […]

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The Scimitar 23 Jan 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER A very good day to all I was awoken this morning to rain gently falling on our corrugated iron roof (one of my favourite and most soothing sounds) and then an overcast morning…some relief from the scorching temperatures that we have experienced over the last little while…and for a change I was really […]

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Bridge Results 18 Jan 2018

The following were the results of today’s session. Well done to James Grant and Sid Ismail for a very good win and a warm welcome it was to James on the occasion of his visit to our club. We had a wonderful 11 full tables today. We’ll see you all in the new week and […]

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Bridge Results 16 Jan 2018

I couldn’t help wondering what some of our regulars were doing tonight instead of being there with us, playing bridge at our brilliant, modernised venue, doors open to the summer breezes wafting through from the cricket fields outside, the sound of crickets breaking through the spirited conversations of early evening thirst from the young revellers […]

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The Scimitar 16 Jan 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER Good morning to everyone….. Well… finally we had a Joker Jackpot winner…..2017 could not produce any winner at all…with our last draw of 2016 and the first draw of 2018 we have a Joker Jackpot winner….the Club was abuzz with activity and with only 5 cards left, I suppose it was to be […]

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Bridge Results 11 Jan 2018

We kicked off the year with eight and a half tables, great bridge interspersed with maybes, possibilities, angry exchanges, friendly exchanges, nice to see yous, Happy New Years and all the other bridge stuff. Great to be back, isn’t it? Bridie and Paul did it with style today, followed by a dead heat for second […]

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