Friday 7 September 2018
A Friday evening in September saw nearly 30 members of the Society gather at Mortonhall Golf Club for the social evening that traditionally opens our winter season. We were pleased to welcome four visitors, both bringing down the average age of the audience and (to the obvious delight of the President) increasing the percentage of Gogs!
David Hughes introduced the proceedings, which started with a far from solemn recounting by Jennifer Welsher of the recent funeral of Tegid Davies (see our newsletter). He then shared a musical memory of a song he sang at the Urdd Eisteddfod in 1969, demonstrating the changes wrought by maturity …
After the usual splendid refreshments, Pamela and Hywel Williams conducted a closely-fought quiz, which had a very good balance of questions, before the company engaged in (well, fairly) close harmony with some favourite songs, before setting off home as usual with “Mae hen wlad fy nhadau” ringing in our ears.