Archives for September, 2021

Is AFG Restaurant Open?

Member blog by Jacqui Anderson. You just never know what topics and conversations will be covered off at Boaters on a Friday morning but it is always worth jumping online (or going to a live meeting) to get your fill of new conversations. This week we began with Helen reading a poem by Winston Churchill ... read more.

Spring is in the Air

Member Blog by Alannah. Spring is in the air with daffodils full, Christchurch’s parks and gardens proving that summer is on its way. Spring change was the theme at Boaters Friday morning via ZOOM. Toastmaster Steve did an excellent job at keeping us entertained with stories of Spring. Gerald spoke about Gamblers Guide to Negotiation, ... read more.

Sun going behind a stormy looking cloud over a lake with a straight gravel road beside it

Toastmasters – a lockdown journey

Member blog by Roydon Gibbs. Alannah Vickery led us as Toastmaster with some interesting quiz questions to keep us engaged this week. Did you remember the Beatles concert in Christchurch was in 1964? Or that the Christchurch Commonwealth games were in 1974? With our move this week from Level Four to Level Three Craig Mason ... read more.

Speaking in Covid-19

Why let a pandemic stop the progress! Just like last year, the Boaters club has pushed through Level 4 lockdown and is now pushing through Level 3 lockdown. We have been hosting our regular Toastmasters meetings on Zoom and they have been immensely fruitful. We all know the world is changing and becoming far more ... read more.