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Monthly Archives: January 2019

The Scimitar 29 Jan 2019

BNSC NEWSLETTER   Good morning to you all We have had some fresher mornings in the last little while and I find it a little surprising to experience this sort of weather so early in the year….I could expect fresh breezes like this towards the end of March at the change of the season….but not […]

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Bridge Results 24 Jan 2019

It’s morning in Country View, freshly washed by yesterday’s rain and a gaggle of geese are waddling down the street, conversing with each other about whatever they converse about. All is well, the day is starting off with a fresh breeze, the leaves rustling gently and the light clouds hold promise of more rain to […]

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Bridge Results 22 Jan 2019

Results Pos Pair Players Match Points /Tops Score % Master Points Club Small Slams Grand Slams 1 3 Deirdre Ingersent & Helen Roberts 117/ 192 60.94 25 1 2 6 Bill Wilkie & Jan Verberck 112/ 192 58.33 20 1 3 7 Di England & Barbara Goldman 111/ 192 57.81 15 4 4 Bridie Bullen-Smith […]

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The Scimitar 22 Jan 19

BNSC NEWSLETTER   A beautiful good morning from here at the North…. My view today is a perfect example of what a summers day should look like…. stunning green leafed Oak trees standing in a dwindling line down to the Tennis Club…flanked by green grassed verges…all framed by a sunshine filled blue sky… (okay, okay!!… […]

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Bridge Results 17 Jan 2019

Results North / South Pos Pair Players Match Points /Tops Score % Master Points Club Small Slams Grand Slams 1 6 Lisa Adamson & Mary Schneier 297/ 440 67.50 30 1 2 12 Roy Hayward & Ian Lowdon 248/ 400 62.00 25 1 3 7 Rod & Pat Norton 230/ 400 57.50 20 4 11 […]

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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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