News from the Bridge Room in Rab, Croatia

Host report by Kathy Williams: The island of Rab is one of Croatia’s larger islands and probably one of the most beautiful. Our hotel overlooked the old town of Rab, ...

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Andrew’s bridge tips – The differences between opening and overcalling

When your opponents open the bidding first your requirements for bidding are affected by the knowledge that they have opening values. We need to consider a little arithmetic. Opener has ...

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Postcards from the German Quilt Festival in the Harz Mountains

Hannover & Celle by Alison An early start from London Heathrow had us in Hannover before midday and an opportunity to visit the Kunst Textile Museum. This is a private ...

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News from the Bridge Room in La Quinta

Refreshers Bridge at La Quinta Menorca by Portblue Boutique – 4th – 11th May 2018 This beautiful 5 star hotel was the setting for our friendly teaching bridge holiday. We ...

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News from the Bridge Room in Montenegro

Host report by James & Jane Tullett The small and beautiful country of Montenegro provided many picturesque places to visit during this 10-day holiday. With a population approximately the same ...

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The National Memorial Arboretum – 74th anniversary of D-Day

6th June 2018 marked the 74th anniversary of the D-Day landings so we headed to the National Memorial Arboretum in Burton-on-Trent for a day of remembrance. We were lucky enough ...

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Stitching in Norway with Karin Hellaby

DAY 1 – London – Bergen We arrived in Bergen, basking in a glorious 23C and enjoyed a fabulous 3 hour sightseeing tour. Amongst the sights was the Fantoft Stave ...

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News from the Bridge Room in Crete

Host report by Barry & Maggie Watts: Some say the word idyll is derived from the Greek (eidullion). It is a short poem, a simple pleasure or a song. Rethymnom ...

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Meet the expert – A Q&A with Janet Clare

How did you discover quilting? My Mum is a quilter and as I love all textile crafts it wasn’t too long after she started quilting that I did too. Was ...

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