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Monthly Archives: December 2018

Thanks once again to Jacks Club for allowing us to join them this afternoon, and a very pleasant afternoon it was. They had two powerful fans going at maximum speed, thereby making it possible to play bridge in a tolerable temperature, with five tables of dedicated bridge players beavering away! Ian and I had some […]

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Bridge Results 20 Dec 2018

That’s right everyone, attention shifted to the Synagogue in Woburn Avenue today, where we were very happy to be able to play our favourite game, among good friends and some serious aficionados of the game. Thanks to the members and committee of Jack’s club for the opportunity to play there. The two old guys, that […]

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Bridge Results 13 Dec 2018

It’s about 2130, the temperature has come down a little, but Troy is panting loudly behind me, tongue lolling, the mosquitoes are gathering, so here I am, fingers ready to type, hoping the little pests will leave me long enough to let me finish this mail. Before leaving the subject of mosquitoes, my belief that […]

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Bridge Results 11 Dec 2018

Last night when I got home, I was struck by my personal reaction to the events which had just unfolded over the past few hours. There we sat, North/South at table 1, comfortably ensconced in a cocoon of confidence in our ability to handle all the difficult hands that awaited our competence as bridge players. […]

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The Scimitar 12 Dec 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER   Good day to you all Almost done an dusted….another year about to disappear…..this is always a time for reflection….what have I accomplished this year…was it what I set out to do…or is there more I still have to do….the lekker part is that every year we seem able to wipe the slate […]

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Bridge Results 6 Dec 2018

Ten tables, enthusiasm all over the room, concentration in Spades, furrowed brows, slight mutters from here and there, the good hands always with the opposition, you know where I’m going with this! And then, without even noticing it, the afternoon and 24 boards had passed us all by, in a brief moment in time. But, […]

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The Scimitar 5 Dec 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER          Hi there to everyone…. With our little heat wave that we are going through…it has been a time for cool refreshments, shade, swimming pools and shade…Andy Dudley has taken on the task of creating some shade….and has rigged up some additional shade for the beer garden for the hot […]

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Bridge Results 4 Dec 2018

Good morning to you all from Rynfield Close, in Country View. I would have written earlier, but I’ve been struggling for a few hours to get a Vodacom signal, therefore no Gmail, no blank sheet to accommodate my ramblings, no results, no cerebral musings, nothing till the much advertised service provider actually provides! Forgive me […]

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