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Monthly Archives: November 2018

Bridge Club Championship 17 Nov 2018

After everything was over last night, I arrived home and sat down with a cup of coffee, watched our Springboks beat Scotland, fell asleep in the chair, resurfaced, watched Ireland beat New Zealand, Yes, Yes!, fell asleep again, resurfaced later and just couldn’t fall asleep again. The Adrenalin from yesterday’s events was still coursing through […]

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Bridge Results 15 Nov 2018

Good evening to you all from Country View, where we’ve just had “sound and fury, signifying nothing” from the Highveld weather.( Apologies to Macbeth). But the thunderstorms will come, the rain will bucket down, the Sandpan will fill up and everywhere nature will respond in kind. This morning when Troy and I were taking our […]

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Bridge Results 13 Nov 2018

“There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.” ― Ernest Hemingway With the Club Pairs Championship being played on Saturday, I got to thinking about several people who have spoken to me over the past year, particularly with reference to their own play. […]

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The Scimitar 13 Nov 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER A hot and humid good morning to everyone… Finally some summer weather has greeted us for the last few days and what a weekend of fun and happiness was experienced at the North….our usual Friday fare of fun, schools T-ball competition at the Baseball grounds, our Main Club’s gala event of the year, […]

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Bridge Results 8 Nov 2018

This weekend, Sunday, the 11th November, 2018, is the 100th time that this day, called Remembrance Day, will be observed. As most of us are of an age that would relate to it much more than our children or younger acquaintances, I felt it would be befitting for us to observe a moment’s silence at […]

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Bridge Results 6 Nov 2018

We woke up to a chilly Wednesday morning here in Country View, with the maximum temperature being forecast as 19 degrees. It didn’t stop the Mallard ducks and their chicks in their early morning wanderings around the estate, neither the morning gaggle of noisy geese. Business as usual! Nature in all it’s beauty. Last night’s […]

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The Scimitar 7 Nov 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER Tonight it is good evening from my home office…. A few delays…have meant that I need to complete my message to you a little later than envisaged…but all it does is give me a better perspective on the important issues in life…. please don’t ever take anything for granted…it could easily disappear literally […]

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Bridge Results 1 Nov 2018

It’s a little cold now, 2145 on a Thursday evening, supper is almost forgotten, the news on TV is much the same as this morning, no different really from yesterday, The crooks are still doing what they do, only the amounts change from time to time, with a zero either added on or subtracted, but […]

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