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Monthly Archives: July 2018

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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Bridge Results 5 Jul 2018

It was just a little bit chilly today, wasn’t it? But the heater in the middle was burning brightly, so we were quite snug and playing bridge, so all was well. But, when I walked outside afterwards, the wind seemed to be straight out of the Antarctic and all I could think about was home […]

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The Scimitar 4 Jul 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER Warmest of warm greetings to you all from our frosty and freezing palace at the North Wowie…Mother Nature has come back at us with a vengeance!! After a few quiet and not too cool winters…she is now showing us who the boss is and has made it really cold…proper!! With a fair bit […]

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Bridge Results 3 July 2018

Ok, it’s a little cool this morning, what was it, 2 degrees? But, imagine for a moment you are living in the city of Yakutsk, in Russia.It is one of the coldest inhabited cities in the world, with winter temperatures averaging minus 30 to minus 40 degrees! There are actually 282000 people who live there! […]

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