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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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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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The Scimitar 27 Nov 18

BNSC NEWSLETTER A very good morning to all Another week has disappeared…meaning we are one week closer to a magical time of the year….the period that I always look forward to is the Christmas break…..summer weather…and everyone appears to be in a good mood….everybody has a little more time for their fellow human beings….most people […]

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The Scimitar 20 Nov 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER A fine good morning to you all Finally some respite from the heat wave…and some welcome rain for our parched ground….the grass on our fields has been decidedly “crinkly” underfoot with the sun extracting any moisture that it contained with a vengeance over the last two weeks…Brian and Victor have been trying manfully […]

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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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