Thursday, 4 October 2018

POWERtalk Pollokshields

POWERtalk Pollokshields met on 3rd October.

President Scilla opened the meeting and welcomed the members and a guest Frances.   Apologies were given from Anita, Brendan and Roz.
The Chairman, Liz, was introduced The Theme of the evening was "A Life on the Ocean Wave".  This was a Lifeboat Competition in which the members had to take on a character and give reasons why they should be saved as the ship was going down.    All the characters were composers and were …


 Sir Karl Jenkins aka Scilla

John Williams aka Iris


James Horner aka Ruth


Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber aka Carole (as "The Phantom of the Opera")


Leonard Bernstein aka Grace


George Gershwin aka Louise

After the first round members voted who should be saved.  Following the Tea interval was the second round.  
Composers who were saved for the second round were - Sir Karl Jenkins, Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber and George Gershwin.


The worthy winner of the last place was George Gershwin.

The Chairman, Liz then led a short topic session.   Topics were given by Louise,  Ruth, Iris, Carole and Grace.

Timing was by Scilla.  The General evaluation was by Grace and the Closing Thought was by Scilla.

Everyone enjoyed an interesting evening.

Next Meeting:  17th October, 2018.   Theme:  Autumn leaves a lot to be Desired.  As the school will be closed for the Autumn holidays this is to be at the home of a member.