Photographs from various members taken in Autumn 2020.
In February 2009, my husband Euan and I were passengers on a working container ship, on a trip across the Atlantic, through the Panama Canal and then down the western coast of South America. This is the story of the day we travelled through the Panama Canal.
It can be challenging, but also rewarding, especially evolving our activities to suit the ‘new normal’. If you have ideas, skills and a bit of time that can we can put to good use, please use this committee self-nomination form.
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.
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.
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.