Author Archives: Becky Piper

Cranfield Speakers meeting notes for 27th June 2012

Becky umpired our latest Wimbledon themed meeting from her high chair. She also introduced the word of the day – ‘Champion’ and told a tasteful tennis joke. Yiorgos set the educational scene and Andy ran some championship table topics where: … Continue reading

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Cranfield Speakers meeting notes for 13th June 2012

Kala TM’ed our latest meeting which was themed around balmy anecdotes for motivation and inspiration. Tim told us a balmy joke and Laura ran some inspired table topics where John, Paul, Andy, Kala, Emily and Dan stepped up to talk … Continue reading

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Cranfield Speakers meeting notes for 9th May 2012

Last Wednesday’s meeting was a flourish of international bits ‘n’ bobs as we played to our Europe themed evening! Victor was TM and Jim told us a joke about the gender of computers in Spain; Kala ran some numerical table … Continue reading

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Cranfield Speakers meeting notes for 25th April 2012

Last Wednesday saw several debut appearances for the various meeting roles – in line with our ‘First Time’ themed evening! Daniel P was TM and Jim told us a golfing joke; Hemant shared with us What Makes a Successful Entrepreneur; … Continue reading

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Cranfield Speakers meeting notes for 11th April 2012

Mission accomplished by all secret agents involved in Wednesday’s super spy-themed club meeting! Yiorgos was TM and we were treated to a joke involving firearms from our Irish Emily; Becky researched Our Amazing Technicolor Dreams; Emily won Best Speaker with … Continue reading

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Cranfield Toastmasters meeting notes for 28th March 2012

Eggstraordinary evening on Wednesday with Becky as a bunny-eared TM; Easter Table Topics from Daniel P; Yiorgos inspiring us with his 10th speech; Atul presenting the most dangerous animal on the planet; and Daniel S asking are we dying to … Continue reading

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Cranfield Toastmasters meeting notes for 14th March 2012

Inspiring night on Wednesday with Paul as TM, Mother’s Day Table Topics from Nils, Becky spreading a little magic, Daniel P breaking the ice, Andy rambling as an amateur thespian and Kala comparing CVs to marmite. Thanks to Hemant, Jim, … Continue reading

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Cranfield Toastmasters meeting notes for 22nd February 2012

Last Wednesday’s meeting was our club’s Speech & Evaluation Contest. Paul led as Contest Chair and Jim took the role of Chief Judge. Judges were Jenny, Rose Marie and Paul. Timekeepers were Ian and Becky. For the target speech in … Continue reading

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Cranfield Toastmasters meeting notes for 8th February 2012

Yiorgos led the meeting, which will be known as the ‘feel the love’ edition. Tim warmed up the audience with a woolly joke, followed by Valentine topics by Ashley, evaluated by Jim. Victor talked about his dating disaster, Louise talked … Continue reading

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Cranfield Toastmasters meeting notes for 25th January 2012

John led last week’s meeting as Toastmaster and after welcoming members and guests, introduced the evening’s agenda and officials. Nils kept time and Paul took on the role of grammarian, introducing the word ‘frangible’ as the word of the day. … Continue reading

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