2014 kicked off with a hiss and roar, but why is Mr Mushroom giving a speech?
That’s it. That’s a wrap for 2013. Tonight was the end of year round-up – a chance to have a bit of fun with our wider Toastmaster friends and family.
And just like that it was December. The home-straight for the year. But tonight’s meeting couldn’t be further from a wind-down, with two incredible prepared speeches, a manic table topics session and who could forget Inka’s incredible caramel… Read More
An evening of tips, tricks and traps – tonight’s workshop evening had something for everyone. Running two concurrent tracks, we went from session to session, learning, discussing and taking notes along the way. Dave Y ran a practical… Read More
From the powerful to the light-hearted, tonight’s session was engaging, fun & educational. Toastmaster Dave Brierly had punctuality in mind from the outset and with a concise introduction we were straight into Dave Young’s Bard, an account of… Read More
The agenda was action-packed with three speeches, a 20 minute supper and a presentation to boot – and it was well worth every minute. For those who haven’t heard, Dave Young took out the Toastmasters New Zealand Humorous… Read More
In the words of our general evaluator Dave Young, tonight was “professional, well presented and well prepared”. Well done all! It was a special occasion for Tim tonight, as he presented his final CC speech, “Growth”. Speaking on… Read More
Toastmaster Rohit set us off tonight with a fantastic recount of what it was like to be MC for five thousand people at last weekend’s Diwali Festival. Well done Toastmaster Rohit! Tonight’s bard was from Marg, a great… Read More
We shook things up a little with a chair-and-table approach to tonight’s meeting, lead by able-Toastmaster Scott. Inka warmed us up with an insightful reading on the mind and brain exercises, before Dave B introduced the word of… Read More
A truely lively evening, with plenty of laughs, and as Jan pointed out in her evaluation, an almost reminiscent theme of our childhoods – explosions, childhood dreams, sports teams & flying beds. We had three blinding speeches tonight,… Read More