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Monthly Archives: July 2018

Bridge Results 26 Jul 2018

Oh dear! The computer did a funny thing and stopped working after just a few hands. Well, not exactly not working, but it stopped recording or something like that. So what happens when you get something like that? You just have to sit down and either recreate all the inputs on the program and have […]

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The Scimitar 24 Jul 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER A warm welcome to everyone… A quick thank you to everyone for the positive input I have received over the last little while regarding the Scimitar…it appears that our weekly newsletter is more widely read than I actually ever believed…but I had a phone call from an old Club mate (who currently stays […]

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Bridge Results 24 Jul 2018

Good morning everyone. It’s a glorious Wednesday morning, it’s supposed to be mid-winter and cold and miserable, with everyone sniffing and shivering, all that negative stuff! What a day! It’s great to be alive on this, a beautiful Winter’s morning on the Highveld. Last night was just that, last night! We didn’t do very well, […]

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Bridge Results 19 Jul 2018

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was………..” Pardon me for being so serious on a beautiful winter’s morning, but I just had to share this with you, because it came to me during the two boards […]

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Bridge Results 17 July 2018

Last night was interesting, to say the least. Once again we had a variety of hands, none of which were just run of the mill, easy to bid,all the same kind of thing! You know what I mean. Remember all of you, the week after next is the 6th round of our Teams championship, so […]

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The Scimitar 17 Jul 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER A frosty fresh good morning to everyone…. Not that I want to get stuck on that dreary subject of the weather…but this is definitely the coldest winter I have experienced in quite a few years…. Phew…maybe it is the age thing catching up on me…but I tend to feel it more in my […]

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Bridge Results 12 Jul 2018

Last night I couldn’t send the results out, because the data had run out on the modem,the Standard Bank website was acting up, so I couldn’t buy any data, our local wi-fi network couldn’t be accessed either, for some unfathomable reason, so I just gave up! Here I am now, having had my morning coffee […]

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Bridge Results 10 July 2018

Record results Tonight was cosy, in the Ladies Bar, the fire burning away, with some of our regulars not present, probably because they were watching the Jukskei championships, or was it Curling or something? I don’t know, but they say there might be a repeat tomorrow night, with different teams or something. Whatever! What’s that […]

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The Scimitar 10 Jul 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER A very fine good day to every one… The boot is securely on the Northern Hemisphere’s foot at the moment….I have had friends and family there (as I’m sure we all have)sending pictures of their braai’s and temperature gauges well into the 30’s…whilst we are shivering and under attack from another cold front […]

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Bridge ladder averages Jan-Jul 2018

Attached are two files with Ladder averages from January to July this year. The first is limited to those pairs who have played at least 12 times, while the second is a little wider, with a minimum of 6 played. The results are interesting and show who the most consistent pairs are this year. I […]

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