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Monthly Archives: August 2018

The Scimitar 28 Aug 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER A fine good morning to everyone…… And while we were just thinking that spring was about to poke it’s wonderful head around the corner….the last of August brought some serious winds……accompanied with bitterly cool air from the snow covered mountains…and winter says…I’m not done yet….keep your winter woollies close at hand…..you may need […]

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Bridge Teams Championship 2018

The Championship has now ended, with the final results as follows, the complete breakdown, match by match, as per the attached Excel spreadsheet. A feature of the whole 7 month competition was the complete dominance of one team, that of Bridie, Paul, Bill and Clyde, who rolled over most of the other teams, recording a […]

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Bridge Results 23 Aug 2018

Yes, well, there were definitely problems this afternoon. You might have noticed the sweat breaking out on my brow, the flushed look on my face, the white knuckles, the red face, the irritation. Let me share with you. We had 11 full tables at exactly 1328 this afternoon, so I set the program to run […]

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Bridge Results 21 Aug 2018

It wasn’t that good for us last night, but, do you know what, Summer has almost arrived, well I suppose Spring has almost arrived. I’m getting a little confused now, but you know what I mean. There were some great hands, most of which we either didn’t have, or didn’t do justice to them. But […]

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The Scimitar 21 Aug 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER Good morning to all…. Most of you that have frequented the Club this week will have noted that our beloved Benoni Northerns flag has been flying at half-mast….this tradition has been started in honour at the passing of one of our Benoni Northerns stalwarts….one who has been around since the seventies and influenced […]

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Bridge Results 16 Aug 2018

What a business! I sat down last night to send you your usual results and my meanderings, only to find that Google Chrome had ceased to function, thereby not giving me Internet access. After much muttering, several cups of coffee, trying all sorts of mental gymnastics to sort the problem out, I finally gave up […]

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Bridge Results 14 Aug 2018

Only four tables, but we know about several people who couldn’t make it, some sickness, a few other issues, but we played and we did our best, the cards were strange to say the least, all that stuff! We are almost at the tipping point, where the night temperatures are going to allow us to […]

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The Scimitar 14 Aug 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER A bright and breezy good morning to everyone After the weekend away at the Hockey Masters Tournament, I think I need a long weekend to recover….an absolute blast of a weekend…it was marvellous to see plenty of old friends and acquaintances, met and made a few new ones too….played hockey of an excellent […]

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Bridge Results 9 Aug 2018

Women’s day! And still we played at Benoni Northerns Bridge Club. We’re hardy types here, even with the bitterly cold wind blowing across the car park. It takes a lot to deter our members when Thursdays come around. Huh! What’s this about public holidays that seems to send some of you to other places, do […]

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