At the December meeting, president Emily Watson introduced June McGrath who brought along lovely examples of her sugarcraft flowers. She demonstrated how the flowers were made and encouraged members to try. Three volunteers did have a go. She also explained how she got started and answered everyone’s questions. The vote of thanks was given by Isobel Robertson. The hostess was Nan Shaw and the members also contributed to the festive fare. Competitions: fat-free Christmas mincemeat – 1 Frances Haggart, 2 Corinne Craig; Christmas tree decoration – 1 Isobel Robertson, 2 Frances Haggart, 3 Corinne Craig; flower of the month – 1 Frances Haggart, 2 Corinne Craig, 3 Isobel Robertson. The next meeting is on Wednesday, January 10, from 7.30pm in Madderty Hall. Russ Kelsey will give a talk on ‘tatties’. New members and visitors welcome.