Archive | November 2014

Nov 20th | Christmas Meal at Acorn Village

The choice of venue for our Christmas meal this year was made after several members had been on a very enjoyable afternoon visit to Acorn Village at Mistley, and it proved to be an excellent choice too. Continue reading

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Nov 6th | Mauritius: A talk and slideshow – Geo Fradgley

indexThe guest presenter at our November meeting was Geo Fradgley, who kindly stepped in at the last minute when our booked talk on China was cancelled by the speaker.

The subject of Geo’s talk was the Republic of Mauritius, an island nation in the Indian Ocean off the S.E. coast of Africa. It was discovered in 1598 by the Dutch, who named it after their own head of state Maurice Prince of Orange. Continue reading