The One Where we were Kicked out of the Zoom Room
The One Where We Were Kicked out of the Zoom Room.
Our meeting on the 1st September started much like any other, a little earlier perhaps as the committee had got together to discuss the up coming competition and the fee proposal.
As all the lovely members joined we were just in the process of being corralled and made to behave by our wonderful Sergeant at Arms, Enroy, when everyone disappeared and we were kicked out of the meeting!!! The Cheek!!!!!!
Lots of scrabbling (technical term) around and we were all back in our original room after spending 15 mins floating around in cyber space!
Our meeting was in the safe and supremely capable hands of John, and the Grammarian role was the equally capable hands of Judith, whose advocacy for the use of beautiful language never ceases to inspire.
Helen introduced Enroy’s speech for us and he proceeded to tell us all about his plans for rejuvenating the school newspaper, at a school, where he works as a teacher. I’m sure his methodical and logical approach will be appreciated by those with the responsibility for the newspaper. His speech gave us all confidence that it with Enroy in charge, anything is possible.
Bev’s speech was introduced by Deborah and Bev certainly gave us much to consider when she told us about the career path that had brought her to her current place.
Bev’s speech was moving and inspiring, and I personally, can’t wait for Bev to reveal more of herself and her journey, through her speeches.
Venice was introduced by Enrico, this was still an early speech in Venice’s speaking journey with NH Speakers, though this wasn’t apparent. Another inspiring speech where Venice had the audience watching and listening with rapt attention.
We were fortunate to have the opportunity to welcome a guest to this meeting, and this was Andy, the husband of Sally (already a member). Andy won Table Topics on his first try with a story about rebellious socks.
The Table Topics were led by the always funny, Christine, who evoked memories across the group with questions about our school days, from the impact of a new pencil case to favourite crazes, this Table Topic got all our brain cells working and our humorous stories flowing.
The general evaluation was done by the wonderful Ollie, and he was both insightful and concise, and this was reflected in his award for Best Evaluator at the end of the evening.
Our other winner was Bev, as Best Speaker, but I can tell you it was really close in all the categories as everyone did a great job this evening.
Until next time ……………….