Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday June 12 2017

The Sergeant At Arms, Maria Orlovic, gave the participants a warning that the meeting was due to start in 2 minutes time.   The room was laid out and the signing in sheet was on the table at the entrance. The meeting started on time at 7.00pm. Maria welcomed everyone and reminded them of the ToastmasterContinue reading “Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday June 12 2017”

Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday May 22 2017

Monday’s meeting was certainly a special one for many reasons.  The theme was set by Arthur Fenn, as Toastmaster, “The Beauty of Simplicity”. Arthur Fenn took on the Toastmaster role for the first time and he did a cracking job.  He confidently handled the meeting from start to finish, despite the usual hiccups that oftenContinue reading “Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday May 22 2017”

Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday May 8 2017

With a packed full agenda, Andy Howell opened the meeting on time and efficiently, before handing over to Derek Lucian, our President and TM of the Evening. Derek’s theme of  “The Magic of the Maxim” was indeed magical- it set the scene for all at the meeting to be positive and engage with the theme.Continue reading “Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday May 8 2017”

Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday April10 2017

The noise grew louder as I neared the door.  It was a familiar sound.  The energetic hum of activity associated with preparation for another Monday night Doncaster Speakers meet. Groups of people were in action laying out all of the accoutrements necessary for the running of a session, whilst others mingled and caught up withContinue reading “Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday April10 2017”

Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday February 27 2017

Another excellent meeting at Doncaster Speakers. 15 in attendance( 2 visitors and Deborah joined on the night- welcome!) Spontaneity was the theme, and even before the meeting began Shelagh Jones and Shane Lukas came up with solution to getting agendas printed last minute. Shelagh took Sergeant at Arms role, calling us all to order. DerekContinue reading “Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday February 27 2017”

Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday February 13 2017

In my role as General Evaluator it is my pleasure to round up this meeting. The three words I used in my evaluation of the meeting were perspective, innovation and humour. So how did the evening live up to this. The theme for the evening set by Shelagh Jones, as Toast Master was “A differentContinue reading “Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday February 13 2017”