To latibulate or not to latibulate?

To latibulate or not to latibulate?
Nobody latibulated at Linlithgow Speakers last night! In fact, we had an informative and enjoyable evening, complete with boxes of tissues in case anyone felt the need to cough or sneeze.   The theme was contests with a judging workshop - now if you are asked to be a judge, there is no need to...

Challenge yourself

Challenge yourself
Challenge Yourself was the theme of last night's meeting.  We had 2 speeches about the broad range of opportunities that Toastmasters provides to challenge yourself and push yourself forward. Both Avril and Helen spoke about their personal journeys and what they had learned along the way. Both speeches were inspirational and motivational as well as...

A Toastmaster Pathway

A Toastmaster Pathway

Toastmaster Pathways is now well under way but is still not fully understood.  Avril gave us a speech about what a Path looks like and then invited Questions and Answers.  She was also undertaking a Level 4 project in which she had to lead a Q&A session. So what is in a Path? You came…

Humorous Speeches

Humorous Speeches

We had some humorous speeches ahead of the Toastmaster contest cycle last night at Linlithgow Speakers. It was lovely to hear Sheila tell us about her experiences of trying, and failing, to laugh at anything. Her speech was full of humour, even though she says she cannot do humour. Then Avril gave some anecdotes about…

Last Toastmaster Meeting of the Year

Last Toastmaster Meeting of the Year
We had our last Toastmaster Meeting of the Toastmaster year last night. Well done, Linlithgow Speakers, we made Presidents Distinguished Club, the highest accolade a club can achieve through the Distinguished Club Programme. What fabulous speeches last night! Euan talked about the 3 R's - Reduce, Recycle, Re-use, and gave us a fascinating history of...

Baking and Public Speaking

Baking and Public Speaking
What has Baking and public speaking got in common?  Well it’s great to have something tasty at the break and Susan provided some lovely, homemade treats.  Anyone is welcome to bring some tasty treats to any meeting and we’ll make sure they get eaten! Apart from the food, we had a great meeting with plenty...