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Monthly Archives: February 2018

Bridge Results 28 Feb 2018

OK, so you’re all wondering why it’s taken so long, since last night, for goodness sake, for me to send out a simple email with the details. Why you may ask! You see, I found out that unfortunately I don’t have Excel on the new computer, so I had to create a file on my […]

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The Scimitar 28 Feb 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER Another week has passed us by as I bid you a very good day…. I really can’t believe how quickly my time here has disappeared…tomorrow marks the end of the another BNSC financial year end…and this is already my second that I am about to complete….but when I look back over the year, […]

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Bridge Results 22 Feb 2018

What can I really say? It started off looking quite busy, but that’s what we expect on a Thursday, compared to a Tuesday. Then the horde arrived, in droves! Are you kidding me? 12 Tables? Myself and Ian and Lisa had a mini-conference, as we had never had to set up the program for 12 […]

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The Scimitar 20 Feb 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER From an overcast and grey morning outside my office, a very good day to you all…. It looks like this week is going to continue with the cloudy outlook, with rain forecast almost every day this week… and albeit I know that we always are in need of rain, I must say that […]

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Bridge Results 20 Feb 2018

A record for a Tuesday evening? Certainly the most tables we’ve had for many a year. Seven and a half, call it eight! It’s getting exciting to see so any of you on a Tuesday and the year has only just begun! We had a little oops with the program tonight, because at the end […]

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Team Championships Feb 2018

Attached are two documents, the rules of the Championship and the playing schedule. The handicaps have been set, in conjunction with past results from our own records, last year’s competition and discussion with Robert Stevens. These are as follows: Handicap 1 Paul, Bridie, Bill and Clyde                   0 […]

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Bridge Results 15 Feb 2018

I’ve recovered from yesterday’s scare! I thought I’d lost all our results for the previous 14 months, but once again thanks to Priscilla for recovering everything for me. Whew!  I needed a stiff drink after that episode. Over to the events of today, which were played out in quite a quiet hall today. Did I […]

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The Scimitar 13 Feb 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER A fine good morning to all…. A special weekend for me….I had friends from Natal visiting and spent a magic day at the cricket, followed by a great family day on Sunday…and my weekend disappeared in a flash… (Like they seem to normally do…) But despite me having the weekend off, our Northerns […]

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Bridge Results 8 Feb 2018

Today was magnificent, with 11 full tables, some visitors from Johannesburg, one from the South Coast, and of course all the Benoni regulars. The hall had an expectant air, the tables went quiet, well,as quiet as it ever becomes here, then the games began! It was cut and thrust, up and down, strange distributions, squeals […]

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Bridge Results 6 Feb 2018

There have been better nights than this, perhaps a few worse, but not many. Does this sound familiar to you? The song goes ” Oh what a night, late September back in 63”, or something like that! Then there’s ” Tonight’s going to be a good night”. But that’s when it all comes together for […]

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