January 2013 – Meeting postponed due to icy weather

 

February 2013 – Member Tracy (T.M.Alexander) talked about her shift from Lloyds Bank worker to Children’s Author and her successful series the Tribers www.tribers.co.uk/tmalexander

http://tribers.co.uk/

 

March 2nd – Tour of the BBC studios on Whiteladies Road. A chance for members to be news readers or weather girls for the day

 

March 6th – BBC Wildlife Producer Miles Barton talked about the making of the Frozen Planet

 

March 27th   Bollywood Dancing

 

April 17th  Garden writer Lia Leendertz (a regular for The Guardian and The Telegraph) talked  about growing edibles in containers and give ideas from her new book ‘The Speedy Vegetable Garden’.

 

May 22nd - Resolutions and Beetle Drive evening

 

June 26th - Women’s Health with Dr Dina Bisson; consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist North Bristol Trust. For further information on women's health and particularly HRT

www.womens-health-concern.org/help/factsheets/fs_hrtrisksbenefits.html

 

July 17th Social Get-together at the Eastfield Inn

 

September 25th - Rev. Emma Langley: vicar of Westbury Park talked about the varied life in Westbury Park and how she was surprised to be appointed vicar as it was far too grown up! www.westburyparkchurch.org.uk

 

October 23rd - AGM and Christmas crafts. Thanks to everyone for taking part, whether gift wrapping, making cards, Christmas wreaths or learning how to ctochet

 

November 27th - Wine Tasting. Bryony Wright provided a varied selection of wines

Stepp & Gaul Riesling Alte Reben 2010 - a Germany white wine,  which was quite acidic, & sharp that would go well with a meal that had a rich sauce.

available from Swig.co.uk Price £15.95, Litmuswines.com Price £16.00

 

Marques de Borba White 2012 - a Portuguese wine, which was a fruity,oakey sweet and tangy.it would go well with a sweet & sour dish. Available from Tanners-wines.co.uk £8.90

 

Litmus White Pinot 2011- a English wine. although this was a white wine it was made from a red grape. the grape has to be pressed quickly after being picked to get the white colour. this would be a nice Christmas wine.Available Harvey Nichols price ££27.50 Litmuswines.com price £25.00

 

Casa Madero 3V 2010 a red wine from Mexico, a fruity wine made from grapes & berries. the skin is left on the grapes which causes the tanning. Available from Litmuswines.com price £14

 

Ramos Reserva Red 2011- a Portuguese wine, this was a nice spicey wine. To order direct from Litmus Wines to gain free delivery please email mike@litmuswines.com and say you were at Bryony's WI talk.

 

December 11th - Carol Singing. We raised £141.68 for our chosen charity One25  who help vulnerable women and families. Our donation can pay for a caseworker to spend the day with a woman in rehab, encouraging her and reassuring her One 25 are with her every step of the way.

Westbury Park WI Meetings 2013

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