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Peter, who had recently returned from a holiday in Cuba, laced all our drinks with a particularly potent though sickly rum which made everything hilarious!

We created quite a stir when we arrived at the conference hall, and we won the prize for the best costumed club – well, I must say, it was no contest! The meal was excellent but the band didn’t have enough 60’s tunes and rock and roll for my liking. We staggered onto the bus at midnight after a really good evening.

Sadly Sue and I missed the Sunday session so we missed Tim and Clive telling us about the 2015 in Telford but we knew about that already and we are looking forward to it.

What were my lasting impressions? Once again I took away a

sense that Rotary was so much bigger than any of us and how much we could achieve together. See you next year!

Bjorn Watson --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

April 30th, being a fifth Wednesday, was a social evening for members and their partners and a ghost walk, preceded by a dinner, was arranged in Burford.

Burford, the gateway to the Cotswolds, is a beautiful town unspoiled by modern architecture, built on the side of a steep hill starting at the top and falling down to the river Windrush in the valley below. We met in the evening when the tranquil beauty of the town could be appreciated after the milling tourists had departed. Burford dates back to saxon times but developed mainly during the 14th – 16th century when the wool trade was at its highest.

The evening meal was organised in ‘The Golden Pheasant’ which provided a congenial atmosphere and a very lively social gathering soon developed. The food was good and service excellent. One brief

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