Stitchtopia News – October 2018


Last month I joined Mandy Shaw and 19 of our guests for the first part of their week-long river cruise along the Danube.

News from the Bridge Room in Rhodes

  Report by David Bird:   The First for Bridge holiday to Rhodes was a great success. There were two very enjoyable half-day trips included, one exploring the medieval town ...

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Don’t fall victim to the latest travel scam

In recent years there has been an increase in the number of reports of fraudulent travel company websites. The latest scam that has come to our attention involves fraudsters creating ...

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News from the Bridge Rooms in Slovenia & Croatia

Host report by Pauline Durie & Jacky Baker Portoroz Our first week of this two centre holiday was spent in the beautiful coastal town of Portoroz in Slovenia. From the ...

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News from the Bridge Room in Sicily

Host report by Barry & Maggie Watts: Sicily, the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, is a rolling land of inviting coastal resorts and beaches, mountainous areas and, surprisingly, large ...

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News from the Bridge Room in Kaprun, Austria

Refreshers Bridge at Hotel Toni, Kaprun – 10th – 17th Sept 2018 Host Report by Jane & James Tullett & John Barker “Amazing”, “breathtaking”, “incredible”, were just some of the ...

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News from the Bridge Room on the Venetian Riviera

Host report by Janette Mace: Lido di Venezia – miles of golden sand; Dirk Bogarde in Luschino Visconti’s Death in Venice; the Venice Film Festival; summer discos – and forty ...

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Andrew’s Bridge Tips – The Unassuming Cue Bid (Part 2)

After your partner has made an overcall, a bid of the opener’s suit agrees your partner’s suit and is a game try. It is called an Unassuming cue-bid (UCB). ...

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Embroidered Art by Sarah Michelle

We’re always on the lookout for inspiring crafters and a little while ago, we stumbled across the work of textile artist Sarah Michelle. Based in the midlands, Sarah’s mixed-media work ...

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Win a pair of tickets to the London Knit & Stitch Show 2018! *CLOSED*

For your chance to win one of three pairs of tickets to the Knit & Stitch Show in London, just spot how many differences you can see between the below ...

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