During Johns recent sailing trip the dinghy went missing but he did manage to save a piece of red rope with a bowline knot. Consequently, this was the topic of the homework and brought some interesting stories. Rich Palmer, secretary.
Present: John Goodwin,Rich Palmer,Beryl Lowe, Caroline Harman-Smith, Michael White, Ann Joyce, Maurice Holloway, Mary Duffy.
Guest member: Alȧ Khalil
Michael Story The unexplained
Maurice Story The bell rope
Rich Story The secret of the little red rope
Caroline Story The rope
John introduced guest member Ala Khalil who told us a little bit about herself.
John Story Arathusa v Zorba
Coffee break 11.0.am to 11.15am.
Ann Poem The birth of Mauve
Ann Poem The death of Mauve
Maurice Story The fabric of life.
Homework: Members present were asked to imagine they are searching through a dressing table of a ninety plus year old woman and a surprising item. With one choice each we produced the following list.
A gun - The woman in a wedding photograph - A photograph of unknown baby twins - An old, booklet type, out of date driving licence of unknown man - Letter of commendation from Royal family - A navy knitted beanie hat with a hole in it - An old wallet - old wooden puzzle box - A faded ticket to an old music hall.
Your challenge if you wish to take it:
Write a story of up to 1000 words and link as many items as possible.
Thanks to all who attended, next meeting Thursday 25th, October at Neos.