Recycling and The Witches of Salem

Recycling, The Truth  Our indoor meetings continued with a talk on recycling by Colin Smith, Operational Manager Neighbourhood Services, Vale of Glamorgan, on the recent changes to recycling in our area and why they were necessary. In his talk Colin addressed the issues of how our waste was treated, the reason for the change, what happens to our recycling and […]

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Spring/Summer Programme

Our Spring/Summer programme began with a social evening when everyone was able to have a chat and enjoy a quiz. This was followed by a trip to the Millenium Centre to see “The King and I” which every-one enjoyed. Our first talk was given By Peter Cox and was entitled “My Life as a Spy”. Peter had been employed for […]

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December Activities Report

  December Report Our final speaker for this session was Helen Joy who has entertained us in the past and her talk on the Vale of Glamorgan Show proved equally entertaining. The Vale show was set up so that farmers could meet and compete against each other in a variety of categories. The first show was held in 1772 and […]

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John Sheen Talk

It was a pleasure to welcome John Sheen for his third and final talk. This talk was entitled ‘Christmas Crackers’ and was divided into twelve separate items representing the twelve days of Christmas. We enjoyed a selection of poems, prose, a joke, a mini quiz and a very funny recipe for a Christmas cake. His version of Cinderella called Pinderella […]

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English as She is Spoke!

Autumn/Winter Session Our Autumn/Winter session began with the AGM. Listening to our chairperson’s report of last year’s talks and activities one realised what a good job Irene had done in organising the programme. All the officers were re-elected and the main decision taken was that we would pay our £5.00 membership in September and then pay another £5.00 in January. […]

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Travels in Africa and Blood Bikes

Our two meetings in March were in complete contrast but equally enjoyable. Natalie from ‘Hearts and Flowers’ located in Heathwood Road demonstrated her skills by producing two lovely arrangements with a touch of Spring. Using a trough shaped container she placed two small pots of daffodil bulbs into the front corners of the container. The arrangement was then developed from […]

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October & November Events

Oct 16th. We were delighted to welcome back M&Co to give us another fashion ashow. We were shown a variety of autumn and winter outfits culminating in a selection of sparkling outfits for the festive season. A big thank you must go to our three members who modelled the clothes making the evening a success. Oct 30th. John Sheen returned […]

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