At Newmill and Teviothead WRI’s September meeting, which was entitled ‘Bonnie Teviotdale’, Ian Oliver presented a wonderful and atmospheric display of his photographs, not only of Teviotdale but other picturesque areas of the Scottish Borders, and also shared some useful tips on how to achieve the best from whatever cameras members had use of, from those on a mobile phone through to the more sophisticated SLR models. Competitions: Photograph (View of Teviotdale): 1, C. Tullie; 2, J. Templeman; 3, M. Irving; Jar of chutney: 1, T. Kirkpaprick; 2, J. Templeman; 3, B. Rennie.
The annual general meeting will be held on October 7, when Debbie Lyons will demonstrate skin care by Neil’s Yard. Members are reminded to bring their voting papers for the 2015 committee. The competitions will be ideas for the syllabus and painted nails.