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Glenda Todd

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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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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The Scimitar 30 Oct 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER Good day from a muggy office at the North… The rain that we were blessed with a little while back…has had some magical results on our grounds…and the fields in general are looking magnificent…I get quite excited during summer as we see the transformation from the winter “vaal” to the spring and summer […]

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The Scimitar 23 Oct 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER Good morning from a sunny but chilly office at the North I’m not sure who was confused on the weekend…whether it was Mother Nature or myself….I look outside and saw a clear sunny day…put on shorts and went out for my walk…..and WOW! There was a bitingly cold wind whistling across the plains […]

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The Scimitar 16 Oct 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER Hi there to everyone Although this past weekend was a complete hash as far organised sport was concerned…..as the earth around Gauteng was welcoming with relief the first rains of summer…and how magic it is….the ground is soft underfoot…plants have literally grown new shoots overnight, the grass is a shade greener…the trees foliage […]

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The Scimitar 9 Oct 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER Back at my desk at the North….so a warm welcome from a sunny North…. I have found that as the number reflecting my summers spent on earth has grown….time appears to pass quicker than it did in the past…when I was in primary school, it seemed to take forever for a week to […]

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The Scimitar 3 Oct 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER A warm and humid good morning from an island off equatorial Africa…. Today…I do not look out on the beautiful avenue of oaks at the North….but rather from a hot and humid Zanzibar…where I am fortunate enough to be spending a family holiday…pristine white powdery beaches…aquamarine blue seas..and balmy holiday weather to match […]

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The Scimitar 26 Sep 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER A friendly welcome to all on this beautiful day…. The weather has been getting more “summery” every day…which I’m sure you all know is my favourite time of the year…I definitely am a “rugby, braaivleis, sunny skies and Chevrolet” man…some of our older members will remember the words and will possibly be humming […]

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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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