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Monthly Archives: January 2019

Scimitar 15 Jan 2019

BNSC NEWSLETTER   A muggy good morning to all from a hot and humid office at the North Some highlights of the week just passed….pre-season training for soccer and rugby….crushing victory for the Premier cricketers….flash floods….unexpected dam in the tent…..junior cricket about to commence…full-time mowing of the fields…training for the Comrades begins in earnest….Life Member […]

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Bridge Results 10 Jan 2019

That title reminds me of a wonderful movie from 1999, called Tuesdays with Morrie, starring the late Jack Lemmon, which dealt with a variety of topics, including love, happiness and death. Excuse me for a moment or two, at the risk of sounding a little maudlin, but in looking around the hall this afternoon, seeing […]

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Bridge Ladder 15 Jan 2019

Ladder Position Players Played Average Up to 3 Highest and Up to 3 Lowest scores 1 Bridie Bullen-Smith & Paul van der Wal 15 58.46% 66.20% 64.58% 63.28% 55.36% 54.55% 54.17% 2 Roy Hayward & Ian Lowdon 14 55.88% 65.10% 64.29% 59.38% 52.08% 49.21% 48.70% 3 Neels Kloppers & Peter Callaghan 6 55.67% 62.34% 59.11% […]

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Bridge Results 15 Jan 2019

I read something that I find very funny and worth sharing with you. I’m sure you will all relate to it, perhaps with a smile, perhaps wincing a little in remembering the last time you did it! Biltcliffe Coup (British slang) A sarcastic term applied to a poor result as a consequence of four steps: […]

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Bridge AGM 2019

Please note that we will be conducting our 2019 AGM at 1200 on the 31st January, as per the agenda on our noticeboard, which will be displayed at every session from now until the 31st. Nomination slips are available for anyone who would like to nominate a member onto the committee. Please make every effort […]

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The Scimitar 8 Jan 2019

BNSC NEWSLETTER   A great good morning shout out to you all As we begin a new year, I would like to take this opportunity…to wish all our Members and readers a happy and prosperous 2019….I hope that this is the year where your wishes come true and that it will be highly successful for […]

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Bridge Results 8 Jan 2019

Say no more for us two old guys! We’ve had better days (nights), as have most of us. But the evening was cooler than the past few weeks, beautiful rain outside and we were playing bridge again, so all was well. Bill and Jan took the spoils last night, with Paul and Bridie second, just […]

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