Everyone had examples of today’s theme.
Knock-down ginger was worryingly popular (more people admitted to doing this, after the poll). Some played card games. We had a picture of a boy playing Gudu – which is a mix of cricket and baseball. People remembered playing on bomb sites and having gas lights.
Some of the games resulted in injuries and trips to the hospital: a mum told us about her daughter (sitting next to her) “she was very naughty and was always getting hurt”. ‘A’ remembers breaking his wrist playing with clackers. Another member had 7 teeth out in hospital – went outside and bumped into a lamppost.
Gyda showed us a simple way to make interesting images from just a few pieces of paper, otherwise known as Tangrams.
Lynne was on quiz-master duty.
A bumper pack of Pearl’s jokes:
Pearl showed us her clackers.
Gerry gave us “Childhood games”:
It’s good to have Gerry back every week with his choice of poems.
Janet read David’s poem for Carole “It’s been said before”.
Chi Ball with Gyda was a gentle few minutes of stretches.
Gyda’s “What if?”:
Keep fit and healthy.
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