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Glenda Todd

The Scimitar 19 Sep 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER A stunning good morning to everyone… Looking outside, the change in my surroundings is amazing….the oak trees that line the avenue to the Tennis Club…have changed from stark and austere winter tree skeletons into beautiful creatures of Spring…..filled with their early vivid green foliage…a transformation that I did not expect to see a […]

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The Scimitar 11 Sep 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER A hearty good morning to you all On the analysis of the weather forecasts for last week, they got it pretty close…I don’t think I really expected the sheer velocity and chill factor of the wind that came sweeping through on the weekend…but they had forecast cooler weather and so it definitely was….but […]

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The Scimitar 4 Sep 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER A fine and fresh good morning to everyone… Despite the calendar showing me that it is early in September…there is still a decided chill around…I saw the throngs of people descending on the public pool on Saturday…and was pretty convinced that I definitely wasn’t going to be the first to break the “ice” […]

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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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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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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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The Scimitar 7 Aug 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER From me, a very excited good morning to you all… Excitement you say?….how can the grumpy old man that sits in the corner speak of excitement….well, myself and close on 900 other Masters hockey players are descending on the coastal city of Durban to take part in the annual pilgrimage to the city […]

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The Scimitar 31 Jul 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER A warm and sunny good morning to everyone….. As I look across the car park…I see the first inklings of Spring….there is a slight tinge of green on the Oak trees that line the avenue down to the Tennis Club (similar to those outside my home)….and I have been able to come to […]

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The Scimitar 24 Jul 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER A warm welcome to everyone… A quick thank you to everyone for the positive input I have received over the last little while regarding the Scimitar…it appears that our weekly newsletter is more widely read than I actually ever believed…but I had a phone call from an old Club mate (who currently stays […]

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The Scimitar 17 Jul 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER A frosty fresh good morning to everyone…. Not that I want to get stuck on that dreary subject of the weather…but this is definitely the coldest winter I have experienced in quite a few years…. Phew…maybe it is the age thing catching up on me…but I tend to feel it more in my […]

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