Liverymen and Members’ Corner
This page has been set up during the Coronavirus outbreak as a point of contact for all our members to keep in touch and also provide some light relief from the lockdown. Is there anything useful or helpful from work or your professional body that you could share with other Liverymen and members? Do you have any interesting or funny articles, stories or jokes. Have you done anything interesting, that may not have gone quite to plan? Have you discovered something? Any item will do; the aim is to keep it informative and positive and also, where appropriate, lighthearted and to lift peoples spirits. If you have anything please email it to the Clerk. The Clerk and Webmaster will have the final say on what will and will not be published!
We are running a weekly quiz and the seventh one is now available, a fairly challenging General Knowledge quiz! The answers to last week’s Who’s Who picture quiz can also now be seen below. The answers to each quiz are published after a week with the next set of questions. The deadline has now passed to complete the Livery Companies Charity quiz, so please don’t send any more answers in. My thanks to the various members who have sent in other items that can be seen below the quizzes:
A charity quiz from Late Sheriff Nigel Pullman. Which one is the Plumbers?! The closing date for answers is 31 May:
How is this possible? (from Past Steward John Carnaby)
Nessun Dorma alla Corona (from Liveryman Don Munro)
Some great Street Art (from Liveryman Owen O’Neill)
Lockdown lingo – are you fully conversant with the new terminology? Two more definitions, from various members:
The sudden fear that you’ve consumed so much wine, cheese, home-made cake and Easter chocolate in lockdown that your ankles are swelling up like a medieval king’s.
Someone so alarmed by an innocuous splutter or throat-clear that they back away in terror.
Are you looking at running virtual meetings or webinars? Court Assistant Sandra Raine has got permission from her professional body to reproduce their advice here on how to run them:
A Delightful Picture Published in The Sketch on 20 April 1938(from Past Steward John Carnaby)