Science Group – June 2020

Research into an Anti-Virus Mask Spring 2020 In the SLU3A Science Group some of the more irresponsible members have devoted their time under house arrest to come up with a ground breaking Anti-Virus Mask. The first genre of masks considered were those worn by the Lone Ranger. Our research showed that it seemed to provide […]

Railway Exploration – June 2020

The Railway Exploration Group  continues to flourish in its new-found guise of the Lockdown Railway Writers Guild!  To date (22nd May) we have published 33 mini-articles within our e-group on subjects ranging from memories of childhood holiday train journeys to current exploration of a local disused railway tunnel.  We are all looking forward to the […]

Papercraft and more – June 2020

We are keeping in touch with each other via WhatsApp, making sure we are all safe and well. Plenty of funny items keep us amused and most of us are crafting at home. even a pandemic can’t keep a good crafter down! We are making cards, doing beading, stamping knitting and crochet for a start. […]

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Book Club – June 2020

  I was advised by a neighbour to take my car out to stop it running out of battery after about five weeks of lockdown. When I got home I penned the following:   Market Harborough   This market town is like a ghostly ship Empty of crew, of Master and of sound Where are the […]

Quilters corner – June 2020

An email has been sent an email  to all the members of my group to wish them well. I have rung those who live alone. I and one of my group have been making laundry bags for nurses. Another has been making face masks. The items have been donated through a members’ family contact in a  […]


COFFEE TEA & BISCUITS AT THE MONTHLY MEETING Nothing to report this month, the biscuits have all gone, the tea bags have run out and the jar of instant coffee is almost empty, but there are one or two sugar lumps left. Have been thinking that when we start meeting again we could perhaps include […]

Strollers – June 2020

Whilst under self isolation we have had the time to study some of our local maps, the internet and walking books and have come up with 5 routes which Strollers might be able to use,  we look forward to be able to get out and prove them to be suitable for us & there is […]

Towns Quiz Answers

Here are the answers to Kevin’s town names quiz.  Hope you got most of them.  Why not try his 60s music quiz next? You can find it here. 1.Barrow in Furness 2.Hay on Wye 3.Leamington Spa 4.Knutsford 5.Minehead 6.Newcastle 7.Cowes 8.Cambridge 9.Bournemouth 10.Hertford 11.Sheffield 12.Dartford 13.Sidcup 14.Wells next to Sea 15.Blackpool   ( I tried to […]