Posts tagged with “public speaking”

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.

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.

Fast-paced for 7am on a Friday

What a fast-paced 7 am start to the day this was! The morning kicked off with Sabine’s speech ‘Different Sides of Me’. An experienced Toastmaster who took the opportunity to share a side to her that not many had seen before. Sabine’s humorous delivery coupled with well-timed slideshow pictures captivated us as we delved into ... read more.

Two women in front of an audience, shaking hands

So much winning

Member blog: by David Pottinger. The theme for this week’s meeting, which included an educational by Laura Bruce, winner of the 2020 D72 Toastmasters Humorous Speech Contest, was Winning. Jacqui Anderson opened the meeting as Sgt at Arms and welcomed us in, introducing our Toastmaster for the morning, David Clarkson. David explained the difference between ... read more.