Our intrepid new chairman, Peter Todd, starts off a series of Travellers’ Tales in which members share their memories of past holidays and adventures. Here are more photos from his epic cycle trip.
We live in an invisible world of bacteria and viruses. They were running our planet billions of years before the first little Homo Sapiens came creeping from the forests of Africa, and we have been relying on them for life, and fighting to survive them and other pathogens, ever since.
In late June, the photography group made their first (socially distanced) foray outdoors.
Photographs taken by Joanna on her recent visit to RHS Wisley.
As mentioned in the closing editorial of July’s Newsletter, Malcolm Hellings, a member of several of Windsor U3A’s varied music groups, has been organising the distribution (by e-mail) of pdf play lists submitted by himself and other group members over recent months. This project has become the Music for a Desert Island group, see below for a list of other music listening groups.
Alan Wheeler’s photos from walks in Black Park, Langley Park, Wraysbury and the Grand Union canal at Harefield
On 12 June 2020, Margaret Kelly wrote “Just sending some flower watercolours and oil painting of Dutch Barn Iowa work in progress.
Thank you everyone who has responded to my appeal for contributions to this month’s newsletter. It is a bumper issue and I have been able to include only a selection and have précised some pieces. If your contribution does not appear this month, it may be published in our August newsletter
Many new ways and means of keeping in contact are emerging and Windsor U3A will try to help members by implementing ideas suggested by U3A Trust and other U3A groups nationwide, to make it as easy as possible to stay in touch and to keep learning during lockdown.
Several members have been very busy sewing scrubs items for the NHS in various areas, here are their achievements and reflections.
Michael suggests we think of our children and grandchildren – and identify the folk in our old photos.
Four years ago, my sisters and I were clearing my Dad’s house after he died, and we found letters written to Dad by both of his parents on VE Day and the day after.