Friday 13 July – Report on Baby Boomers’ Night Out

Friday 13 July – Report on Baby Boomers’ Night Out

Another lovely social for Rossie Ramblers, perfectly arranged by Ursula.  Seven baby boomers attended, who prior to the show had a very nice meal at the rather smart A Mano Italian restaurant, opposite Blackburn Cathedral.  Prices were surprisingly low, and portions surprisingly large, such that some could not finish.  However, this did not stop them having an ice cream during the interval of the show! St George’s Hall hosted the Roy Orbison and the Travelling Wilburys show, which was excellent, though ‘the Big O’...

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Keeping abreast of all things Rossie Ramblers

Keeping abreast of all things Rossie Ramblers

In recent times I have tried to make sure that you all know what is happening by putting on a ‘Pssst’ post that points out upcoming social and other events. Despite this, I gather that one or two people did not know the BBQ date, for instance, and consequently missed a thoroughly ‘good do’ and a fund raising opportunity. Of course, to see what is happening, and to read the ‘Pssst’ post, one has to visit our site, which some of our members are obviously not doing, or are not doing often enough.  For those of...

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BBQ + Bring & Buy – 16-06-2018

BBQ + Bring & Buy – 16-06-2018

As I sit here gazing out at the warm sunshine, I wonder what it was that I did in my younger days to make the gods hate me so much that they arrange the only rainy day in the last 6/7 weeks to be on our BBQ date?  OK, it did not ACTUALLY rain for most of the afternoon, so we COULD have sat and shivered in the garden, but we fell soft and ate under cover, which was actually very pleasant.  It was also very cosy, as 35 people (plus our granddaughter) were very well fed and watered.  The quantity and quality of the items in the Jacob’s...

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