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Bridge Results 21 Jun 2018

Ten and a half tables! We waited until almost half past one in hope of one pair of late stragglers, but that was it. OK, no problem, we played, there was one sit out, the hands were very challenging, the opposition was the opposition, the afternoon was great for bridge, all was well at Benoni […]

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Bridge Results 31 May 2018

Before I get to the results of today’s exertions by all of us, let me share the following with you: ‘ There was an old guy from Benoni, Who learns to play bridge ’cause he’s lonely, He’s taught to finesse, To improve the success, Of contracts that he bids only’ OK, I know that’s terrible, […]

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Bridge Results 24 May 2018

If you would just indulge me for a few sentences, before I get to the events of today, I want to share a few thoughts with you about the way I see our club, our members and the essence of who we are. I looked around this afternoon and pondered about the future of what […]

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Bridge Results 22 May 2018

Tuesday night in the capital of the East. The night of the week which is characterized by bids and counter bids, by some players who have been seated at these very tables for more years than they might care to remember. Such is the character of the club and the vibes that surround one here. […]

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The Scimitar 24 Apr 2018

BNSC NEWSLETTER A very good morning to you all…… We are experiencing the best of highveld autumn weather at the moment….crisp and fresh mornings warming to balmy lazy days…followed by the cooling down in the late afternoon, which generally means the adding of a layer or two of clothing so that the bite of the […]

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Bridge Results 22 Mar 2018

That’s right! Rainy indeed, in fact I had to cover our bidding boxes when I carried them to the hall. But what a beautiful day for bridge. I mean, who needs sunshine when you’re playing bridge. Now for the results: Vaun and Diana did it today, followed by Paul and Bridie, then Lisa and Mary. […]

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The Scimitar 31 Oct 2017

BNSC NEWSLETTER Good day to one and all!! The weather forecasters did mention that we were in for a cold snap…but it definitely did not cross my mind that they were in fact going to be correct….the rest of their bad news regarding hail and massive thunderstorms, fortunately did not materialise over Benoni, but I […]

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Bridge Results 3 Oct 2017

I just have to share this one with you! A Polish immigrant had to go to Benoni licencing department to apply for a driver’s licence. First, of course, he went to an optician to take an eyesight test. The optician showed him a card with the letters:  CZWIXNOSTACZ. “Can you read this?” the optician asked. […]

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The Scimitar 04 Jul 2017

BNSC NEWSLETTER Friday Night Club Draw RESULTS: 30th June 2017 Member Weekly Draw:  2 x Cases SAB:  Ross Chabant (Hockey) – Not Present Club Member Draw: R1 200.00:  Dylan Slater (Athletics) – Not Present Winnings now stand at R 1 400.00. The next draw will be held at 19h00 on FRIDAY 07th July 2017 Weekly Raffle Draw:  1 x Case SAB: Rod Scheepers (Main Club)  Matts […]

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