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    Sir Nicholas Winton honoured in Prague

    Sir Nicholas has been awarded the Order of the White lion, the Czech Republic's highest state honour, for his work rescuing 669 children out of occupied Czechoslovakia:
    http://bbc.in/1tePkNJ
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    And the winner is ........ :)

    And the winner is ........
    :)
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    All that dressing in black leaves them open to...

    All that dressing in black leaves them open to the insult from Robert Greene when he called William Shakespeare an 'upstart crow'.
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    Poor Tybalt - a master of timing and distance...

    Poor Tybalt - a master of timing and distance until caught out by an unexpected blade under the arm - should have been wearing a plastron.
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    And one that the armourers may approve of from...

    And one that the armourers may approve of from Othello:

    'Put away your swords. They'll get rusty in the dew.'
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    [...] he which hath no stomach to this fight,...

    [...] he which hath no stomach to this fight,
    Let him depart
    (2 Henry V 4:3)
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    Do our coaches need to be more dramatic?

    Interesting article in today's Independent - football coaches picking up dramatic skills from RSC:
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    That must be the record! Do all 9 copies actually...

    That must be the record! Do all 9 copies actually get read?
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    Beat you - I've just had 4 copies drop through...

    Beat you - I've just had 4 copies drop through the letter box. I wonder what the record is?
  10. Fencing archive was more than just a results...

    Fencing archive was more than just a results website. It's good to see it back:
    http://m.fencingarchive.net
  11. Thread: More Charges!

    by MrsB
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    There are other advantages to booking through a...

    There are other advantages to booking through a central agent who take on responsibility for travel arrangements. For example on a recent trip one of the offspring, through no fault of his own, was...
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    Shared on club's FaceBook page. We have a number...

    Shared on club's FaceBook page. We have a number of 'new' fencers for whom this would be a great introduction to competitions. Lots of fencing in a great venue - just the sort of thing to encourage...
  13. Thread: Uksg 2014

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    link to all team results is here: ...

    link to all team results is here:

    http://www.2014schoolgames.com/2014/results/fencing/index_team.php

    An excellents day's fencing on display.
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    Is that in addition to the other nominated...

    Is that in addition to the other nominated competitions?
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    Sounds like a girl :whistle:

    Sounds like a girl :whistle:
  16. Surely it's in BF's interests that as many...

    Surely it's in BF's interests that as many competitions as possible are listed on the calender so that fencers can see what is available as soon as possible. How does charging for a simple listing...
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    What we're finding is that most of our new...

    What we're finding is that most of our new contacts come to us via our Facebook page which we keep up to date with club announcements, bits of fencing news, fun items, competition details etc. We...
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    Looks like a good rethink and its already posted...

    Looks like a good rethink and its already posted on our club's Facebook page; we will be encouraging people to come. Lots of our late-starter fencers only have experience of regional events so this...
  19. Thread: Havana

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    From my experience in Cuba internet links/wi-fi...

    From my experience in Cuba internet links/wi-fi etc are tricky to find and often unreliable (and expensive) when you do come across them. We may have to wait a while for results (like in the olden...
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    Happy Birthday Sir Nicholas Winton

    Nicolas Winton's 105th birthday was on Monday and it seems that the forum has missed this but better late than never:
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  21. Thread: Leon Paul League

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    Already posted on club Facebook page. Expect a...

    Already posted on club Facebook page. Expect a contingent from Nottinghamshire.
  22. Thread: Leon Paul League

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    Don't stop it! This has been a great series of...

    Don't stop it! This has been a great series of competitions and super for development. I'm hoping that next year we will be bringing a group of our intermediate club fencers down as this will give...
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    It doesn't. Welcome to the forum; most of us are...

    It doesn't. Welcome to the forum; most of us are really quite tame and try to be helpful.
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    This is a serious forum - no plaice for jokes...

    This is a serious forum - no plaice for jokes :whistle:
  25. Thread: Solti Camp 2014

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    Hi I'll PM you email address for organiser :)

    Hi I'll PM you email address for organiser :)
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