Talking abouta nightout
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)