Author: John Kendall

Meeting 16-08-22

 22nd August 2016  – An Evening to Remember One of the great delights of attending a Toastmasters meeting is meeting such wonderful, friendly people.  This was the first time that I’d visited the Hertfordshire Speakers Club, but being a member elsewhere

meeting 2016-07-25

Another Great Evening 25th July 2016 The danger of speaking too much is that it becomes….contagious. And that certainly was the case and this week meeting at Hertfordshire Speakers Club. Where all guests and members participated in a thoroughly entertaining

Meeting 2016-07-11

The Way We Socialize The first meeting of the Toastmasters New Year got off to a great start with a warm welcome from new President, Davina Malcolm. The evening’s agenda of three prepared speeches and a Table Topics session was

2016-06-27 Meeting & AGM

Moments of Enjoyment Ralph Smedley, the founder of Toastmasters, famously said: “We learn best in moments of enjoyment,” and we certainly did at the final meeting of the Toastmaster’s Year last night. It was a mix of fun and formalities.

2015-06-22 Meeting & AGM

22nd June 2015 Highlights from Toastmasters meeting on 22nd June 2015 Passing the Baton One enduring image from the 2012 Olympics was the passing of the baton across the country and in relay races. These vivid and exciting images characterised

meeting 2015-06-08

8th June 2015 A Warm Welcome  For the second time this year, we were delighted to extend a warm welcome to ten guests. When asked what attracted them to Toastmasters, the reasons varied from wanting to ‘test drive’ a bridegroom speech

2015-05-26 Meeting

Club meeting Tuesday 26th May 2015 Recognising True Wealth In her third speech from the Competent Communication manual, Hazel Smith, kept her audience engaged both mentally and physically. As she informed us about the benefits of Chair exercises for the

2015-05-11 Celebration Meeting

Bob, the Builder There was a definite buzz in the Trident Room at David Lloyd Leisure on Monday 11th May, as forty-five toastmasters and theirs guests from 15 clubs across Hertfordshire and London, gathered to celebrate Bob Ferguson’s 20th anniversary

15-04-27 Meeting

In the Footsteps of History History came alive at Monday’s meeting in Stephen Halstead’s speech: ‘In the Footsteps of History’- about the aircraft industry in Hatfield started by the aviation pioneer, Geoffrey de Havilland.  I was riveted from start to

2015-04-18 Our entry in Division G contest

Winners I am delighted to report that Tana MacPherson-Smith, from our club, came third in the Evaluation Contest at last Saturday’s Division G contest. This is a wonderful achievement; Tana has done herself and our club proud.  Thanks & Congratulations

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