Author Archives: Roger W

SKI ROTARY 2019

Our arrival at the Hotel Beau Regarde in Morzine wasn’t auspicious. Its formidable proprietor, Madame Claire, immediately itemising hotel rules including: breakfast service starting at 07:40, the lift being switched off at 23:00, the doors and staircases to be used … Continue reading

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Youth Speaks Very Well

Examples of memorable public oratory are still studied years after their delivery; one has only to think of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address or Martin Luther King’s “I have a Dream ” speech at the Washington Monument. Tonight we had the … Continue reading

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Down Came The Rain

Those of us of us who were part of the “Swinging Sixties” might recall Mister Murray’s ghastly rendition of “Down Came The Rain”. Hideous as it was, its title was an appropriate memory of this evening’s Big Christmas at Castle … Continue reading

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Cheque this out!

The combined backdrop of Sherborne Castle and the November sun provided a perfect setting for yesterday”s Sherborne Classic Cars cheque presentation. Several members of Brue Valley Rotary Club were present to hand over HUGE cheques to some of the many … Continue reading

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We did better than the Punters!

Some of those in know in betting circles favour a sensible approach and  choose an each way stake; others, sometimes rashly, throw caution to the wind and go for the win. The Brue Valley contingent at Wincanton Racecourse yesterday were … Continue reading

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Blown Away at Castle Cary

  The outlook for Saturday’s Carnival at Castle Cary was grim with heavy rain and strong winds being on the menu. Mercifully the promised precipitation failed to materialise and Brue Valley’s Bucket Collectors were left to cope with the not … Continue reading

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