Bulphan WI: Everything you wanted to know about sex……….

By Janet McCheyne

Our open meeting attracted plenty of visitors, including groups from Briscoe WI and Millwood WI. We all enjoyed a welcoming drink on arrival, very interesting nibbles provided by Sally and then settled down to listen to Linda Scoles, all the way from Suffolk, on the subject of “Everything I always wanted to know about sex”.

From her early days on a ranch in America to present-day conversations with her grandchildren, Linda entertained us with amusing anecdotes and even broke into song from time to time. Linda is a very funny lady, and Jenny spoke for us all when she gave the vote of thanks.

After tea and cakes, members were reminded of some of our future events:

Saturday, September 3rd 1 – 5pm Visit the WI stall in the Hobbies & Handicrafts Tent at the Orsett Show

Saturday, 10th September 8pm Opera Dudes cabaret-style entertainment. £8 Bulphan Village Hall
Bulphan Village Community Forum. Tickets from Janet

Wednesday 14th September 7.30 Bulphan WI monthly meeting: Waitrose

Wednesday 21st September Coach outing to Anglesey Abbey, Cambridgeshire, leave village hall 9.15.
Coach costs £12, pay your own entrance when you get there.

Wednesday, 12th October 7.30 Bulphan WI monthly meeting: Facing the Challenge

Wednesday 9th November 7.30 Bulphan WI monthly meeting: AGM and “What I couldn’t do without”

ADVANCE NOTICE: 2.30 Saturday, 4th February 2012: Lord of the Dance, Cliffs Pavilion £39.50

We are applying for a grant and if successful, the whole institute will have the opportunity to go to Denman (the WI’s residential college in Oxfordshire) so members were asked to indicate preferred dates/courses.

We always welcome new members and visitors – you don’t have to live in Bulphan to join – you just have to be a woman!

Enquiries: 01375 891002

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