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Islesburgh

General Interest Group

[formerly the Computer Group]

 

The Group intends to use the vast amount of knowledge that members have on a wide range of topics, as a source for the monthly talks. Information technology/computers still remains on the agenda, on an ad hoc basis, as and when someone asks for assistance or advice in a specific area.

 

Already in the pipeline there are talks on:

How is a Jumbo jet able to fly?

Auroras

Synthetics, Simulants & Imitations in Gemstones

Painting with Water Colours

Mini talks (ca.5 minutes) about a treasured object by a number of members at one meeting.

 

Some members have indicated they would be more comfortable speaking for 15-20 minutes on an interest. The plan is to have a meeting where just two people speak to accommodate this.

 

If you feel you could talk to the group about any subject or for further information please contact

Peter Hurst: e-mail: peterh.fulnek@gmail.com Tel. 01595 810691

 

The group meets in the Radio Room at Islesburgh on the Thursday after Book Group.

The dates for 2018 are:

Thursdays

25th January         Genealogy Apps with Peter

1st March              Cancelled due to bad weather

29th March            Looking at Tablets/ipads with Roy, everything you've ever wanted to know.

26th April               Power from the Glens with Peter

24th May                Growing up in an Aberdeen Tenement with Maureen

28th June              Shetlanders in Napoleons Navy with Alan Beattie

26th July               Her Grandfather and his brothers in WW1 with Christian Tait

30th August          An Alternative View of Iran with Gundel

27th September    No meeting this month - Isleburgh is full of Wool Week events

25th October         How do Jumbo Jets fly with Roy

29th November     Thomas Shakeshaft's Notebook, 1751 - 1764 with Ann Woorwood

 There is no December meeting due to Winter Solstice Festivites

 

 

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