Gill Blanchard delivered an absorbing talk called “Behind The Scenes Working For ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’”. Gill works as a professional house, family and local historian. She has carried out research for the above-named popular BBC series, also appearing on two episodes (Jonnie Peacock and Mary Berry). The production team does some research… [Continue Reading]
The coffee morning held on 8th October at the “Hole-in-One” was well-supported by members and their wives. It was also nice to welcome a prospective new member who enjoyed meeting us and intends to come along to our next lunch.
Although stories in the press tend to be negative, for example the Gatwick incident last December, Andy Cooper emphasised the positive uses of drones in areas ranging from emergency services to farming to construction. Andy demonstrated via a few short videos how easy it is to fly a drone. Once it is in the air,… [Continue Reading]
A new page has been added to the Meetings area of the website. It gives a brief run-down of what happens on a regular meeting day. Mainly aimed at new members but “old hands” are encouraged to have a look. It also serves as the basis for the Chairman’s agenda.
John Balls, who organises the Norfolk Titanic Association, gave a fascinating talk. He has discovered that over thirty people travelled on the Titanic under assumed names. His research has been a study of human motives and desperation. John’s interest was sparked by a newspaper article about a 92-year-old survivor who had died in 2005. She claimed… [Continue Reading]
Greg Cope, a member of the club, gave a fascinating talk on “The Aviation Bug and How I Survived It”. Eschewing notes, he decided to wing it using a variety of props, mainly comprising some superb model aircraft, to prompt his memories. Greg explained that aeroplanes had been his love for more than forty years…. [Continue Reading]