The Beginners’ Bridge Group along with a couple of friends had a very enjoyable three night break at St Anne’s last week. The bridge was great, the food was brilliant and the the company excellent. A great time was had by all.
We’re all concerned with keeping our mental processes as sharp as can be , have you ever considered that a new challenge might just be what’s needed?
In a joint venture with Aintree U3A we hold Beginners and Improvers’ Bridge classes every Monday at Aintree Youth and Community Centre at 13:00. If you’ve never tried the game why not give it a go? Our new beginners group won’t start till September but you can dust off any skills you already have with our Improvers’ Group.
Come along on a Monday and see what we’re up to or give me a ring on 526 2530 – you know it makes sense!!!!!!!!!!
For the second time in 2017 the Improvers’ Bridge Group set off for a four day bridge holiday in St. Anne’s.
The hotel was resplendent (as were we) in its Christmas finery and the food was up to its usual excellent standard.
Each evening session began with cocktails followed by a four course meal and on one occasion we were visited by Father Christmas and his Elves. His bulging sack held a surprise for each of us as we were handed our present for being good all year!!
Things finally began to make sense for the intrepid souls who have undertaken the beginners’ bridge course with the U3A. All the note taking, the point counting, the mystery of the losing trick count, the memorising of bids and the agonising over transfer bids or weak take outs made sense today as the group took part in a Duplicate Tournament at St Giles’ Church Hall, Aintree.
The afternoon began with a very enjoyable buffet. With home made cakes, quiches, prawns, salads and tasty baguettes the buffet table groaned under the weight of delicacy upon delicacy. Soft drinks and tea were the order of the day as we were going to need razor sharp wits to get us through the afternoon. Continue reading