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Monthly Archives: April 2018

The Scimitar 24 Apr 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER A very good morning to you all…… We are experiencing the best of highveld autumn weather at the moment….crisp and fresh mornings warming to balmy lazy days…followed by the cooling down in the late afternoon, which generally means the adding of a layer or two of clothing so that the bite of the […]

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Bridge Results 19 Apr 2018

“There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; Omitted, all the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows and in miseries. On such a full sea are we now afloat…..” OK, what’s this all about? Well, the Bard said it nearly six hundred years […]

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Bridge Results 17 Apr 2018

Oh yes, indeed! The top pairs were separated by only a few points, but a really good win from Di and Barbara, with Bill and Jan coming joint second, together with Paul and Bridie. When you look at the scores, there is little difference between winning and coming second, third and further down. You must […]

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Bridge results 12 Apr 2018

So you thought I had gone to sleep and just forgotten about sending the results out, didn’t you? Well, no, it just had to do with a decision I was awaiting from the Tournament Director, which meant there was a small adjustment which had to be made to one of the boards, which, incidentally, didn’t […]

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The Scimitar 17 Apr 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER Hi there to everyone… The Commonwealth games are done and dusted for another four years…..and with their fair share of excitement, there was joy for many, whist disappointment for others…..it was wonderful to see the energy, skill and passion that sportsmen display in their various different sporting codes….and South Africa enjoyed its part […]

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Bridge Results 10 Apr 2018

Oh what a surprise! A lesson in humility, that’s what it was. Just a small apology to my partner last night for showing a little pique at times. The lesson in humility arises from the fact that, despite having had some disagreements during the evening’s proceedings, with some perceived poor results, we still managed to […]

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The Scimitar 10 Apr 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER Hi there everyone, We have started our winter season with a bang!! Anyone that was at the North over the weekend, can confirm that the Club was absolutely “cooking”….Hockey (both ladies and mens) and rugby boys kicked off their seasons, while soccer hosted their first matches at home…while the cricketers were busy with […]

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Bridge Results 5 Apr 2018

Good evening to all you bridge people. I could have said ‘aficionados’ but then you might accuse me of trying to sound sophisticated, suave and all that stuff, No, no, I’m not like that, I’m just a ‘boykie’ from Benoni who loves to play bridge, that’s all. A lovely, relaxed afternoon, eight and a half […]

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The Scimitar 4 Apr 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER Good morning to all…. Hope you are all well rested after a long weekend…there was very little Club sport this weekend…but that doesn’t mean our Members or Club was quiet over the weekend…we had runners who took on the Two Oceans Ultra, Baseballers at their provincial tournament, hockey players on the Astro…and plenty […]

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Bridge Results 3 Apr 2018

Well, well, I believe I think I might have quoted this line before, but there once was an entertaining little movie, back in the early 70s, called ” If it’s Tuesday, it must be Belgium”. But of course, after the Easter weekend, being a Tuesday and being Benoni, if it’s Tuesday, it ‘must be Northerns […]

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