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Monthly Archives: June 2018

Bridge Results 14 Jun 2018

This winter day just seemed perfect for bridge, didn’t it? It was cold outside, as Louis Armstrong once said in song, many years ago. But, there was warmth inside, not just because of the warm bodies filling the hall, not just because of the heater but more so because of the friendship and camaraderie that […]

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Bridge Results 12 Jun 2018

It was one of those nights, when I forgot to plug the server in before trying to start the program, then I tried to reload, the program didn’t want to co-operate, you lot were sitting there getting antsy, so I just left it and went manual! Wow, all that without taking a breath in between. […]

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Bridge Results 7 Jun 2018

What a beautiful morning, from my lounge window, as I look out at what could have been another cold and miserable winter day. Its great to just sit here and consider all the things we have going for us, those of us who are pensioners(which is almost everybody), with few thoughts about anything else except […]

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The Scimitar 12 Jun 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER Warm Greetings to you all from a decidedly chilly office at the North… There were a trio of international sporting events that attracted most of my attention this weekend ….one directly involving our Members (and affecting plenty of their loved ones and support teams)….one with a Benoni connection that was staged in France….the […]

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Bridge Results 6 Jun 2018

Attached are the results of last night and the hand records Roy Results Pos Pair Players Match Points /Tops Score % Master Points Club Small Slams Grand Slams 1 9 Lisa Adamson & Trish Blair 118/ 192 61.46 30 1 2 10 Roy Hayward & Bernie Goldman 116/ 192 60.42 25 3= 5 Bridie Bullen-Smith […]

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The Scimitar 5 Jun 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER A fine and fresh good morning to you all, from a cold and crisp office here at the North This week is a major period of frantic activity (whilst trying to keep very calm and relaxed) for a very large contingent of our runners…who make the “groot trek” to Pietermaritzburg in the heart […]

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Bridge Results 31 May 2018

Before I get to the results of today’s exertions by all of us, let me share the following with you: ‘ There was an old guy from Benoni, Who learns to play bridge ’cause he’s lonely, He’s taught to finesse, To improve the success, Of contracts that he bids only’ OK, I know that’s terrible, […]

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