Poor Mr Pickwick! He had never played with three thorough-paced female card-players before. They were so desperately sharp that they quite frightened him. If he played a wrong card, Miss Bolo looked a small armoury of daggers; if he stopped to consider which was the right one, Lady Snuphanough would throw herself back in her […]
Welcome to the ‘new normal’ – identified in the summer edition of the Third Age Matters magazine which dropped through my door this week. Reading through the magazine really highlighted how things have changed for U3A groups and how difficult lockdown has been for all of us. But, it will end at some point and […]
Thank you to every member who has sent in pictures taken in their garden or on local walks. It really does highlight how lucky we all are to live in such a beautiful place.
For a few weeks now, the Discussion Group have been meeting via Zoom on a Thursday Morning. Initially there were four of us but at the last count it was six – so we’re slowly expanding our reach and our skill. Luckily we have had Andrew Cullen to talk us through the various protocols that […]
Members of the Ancient Greek group had an experimental telephone conference session, using Why pay. It worked well as long as the participants took turns and managed not to interrupt each other. This is a straightforward thing to do in a teaching situation or a session led by a facilitator, but possibly not so easy […]
Thought for the day(s) ahead Just be careful because people are going crazy from being in lock down! Actually, I’ve just been talking about this with the microwave & toaster, while drinking coffee! All of us agreed that things are getting bad. I didn’t mention anything to the washing machine as she puts a different […]