Talk­ing abouta nightout

Hamilton Advertiser - - RELIGION -

Hamil­ton Speak­ers Club met in Fern­ie­gair Hall last Thurs­day for an eclec­tic evening of dis­cus­sion.

Colin Jones out­lined jour­ney in ed­u­ca­tion.

He spoke about the 11plus exam, an of­fer to go to Hamil­ton Academy which his fam­ily could not af­ford, go­ing to Larkhall Academy in­stead and leav­ing to get a job at Raven­scraig.

John Ste­wart talked about mis­quotes, such as ‘Play it again Sam,’ which is of­ten at­trib­uted to the film Casablanca.

Ge­orge Fair­ley be­moaned the ig­no­rance of the High­way Code on the part of pedes­tri­ans.

And top­ics chair­man Alex Maxwell had peo­ple talk­ing about the ther­a­peu­tic use of colour­ing in books, why cats are good com­pan­ions and whether fire­works are more pop­u­lar than guis­ing.

Hamil­ton Speak­ers Club is the old­est club of its kind in La­nark­shire. Go on­line to www.hamil­ton­speak­er­sclub. co.uk for more de­tails. his

Pas­sion This year’s play and ac­tor Ni­cholas El­liot (inset)

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