Demonstrating health & safety with a white mouse

It was great to see so many people along to our demonstration meeting tonight. We deviated from the regular programme with M.C. Ellie giving our guests a friendly run-down on Toastmasters. Toastmaster Jan was next, setting a great… Read More

A supernatural omnishambles

An interesting & entertaining evening, headed up by Toastmaster Jonathan who kicked us off with a reflective & motivating reading from Marianne Williamson. Tim the Grammarian introduced the word of the day ‘omnishambles’, which only officially became a… Read More

Tenacious structure with email & upholstery

An all-round interesting, entertaining and educational evening. Toastmaster Rohit was captain of the ship and kicked us off introducing grammarian Ade with her word of the day “Tenacious”. Jan took the floor next with a captivating recount of… Read More

Post-quake waves of fudge

It was a night of thoughtful and at times very moving speeches.  Some exceptional use of language – we clearly are a club of word-smiths. Tasha blew us away with her beautifully-crafted speech on post-quake Christchurch, capturing the… Read More

A mother knows best, or does she?

What a great night it was last night with our first ever ‘official’ (judged and scored) Club Debate! My what a battle. With a moot like ‘Mother knows best for her child’ it was bound to get messy,… Read More

July 23 Recap

With three major speeches in one sitting, tonight was as diverse and thought-provoking as an evening could be.  We traversed from Rohit’s fantastic analysis of the cons of TV advertising, to Tim’s technical session on mathematical kiwiana then… Read More

Impersonating Italian Churchill

Tonight was an all-round high quality evening. High quality speeches, high quality language and even some high quality impersonations. And the impersonations kicked off with a brilliant rendition of Winston Churchill’s famous WWII speech, complete with accent and… Read More

August 13 Recap

With three speeches and six table topics tonight, Catherdral City Toastmasters was on fire with some brilliant performances complete with the usual seasoning of entertainment and at times laugh-out-loud comedy. Scott treated us to a great review of… Read More

A humorous contest

Tonight was the 2013 Cathedral City Contest evening, and oh what a night! First up was the Table Topics competition with the topic of the evening, “A memorable moment in my life was …”.  We were treated to… Read More

July 30 Recap

Tonight was all about diversity & learning, with a whole lot of fun mixed in.  Randall blew us away with his tales of near death escapes, soaring with eagles & more in his hang-gliding second CC speech “In… Read More