Tagged with discussion

Israel Day

Recently held Israeli Day for a client of mine who grew up in Israel – people seem to be a bit divided on the date, many seem  to say it’s the 8th May; according to Wikipedia, “The Israeli Declaration of Independence (Hebrew: הכרזת העצמאות‎, Hakhrazat HaAtzma’ut or Hebrew: מגילת העצמאות‎ Megilat HaAtzma’ut), was made on … Continue reading

Wimbledon

Wimbledon’s this week! We’re having a special afternoon tea – we’ll have strawberries and cream and (non-alcoholic) champagne out of champagne flutes. We’ll decorate the room with pictures of famous Aussie tennis players and prompt discussion from there.  We’re also playing the  2007 film Wimbledon later that afternoon. 

The Panel

Next week we’ll be having an event which we’re calling “The Panel,” based loosely on the TV programme of the same name.  I’ve asked our physio, our educator/RN, our chaplain and our pharmacist to sit on this panel and the ressies will have the opportunity to ask them questions – I’m anticipating mainly health and well … Continue reading

Ten things you may not know about HRH

1. The Queen was born at 17 Bruton St, London W1 on the 21st April, 1926. 2. In an average year, The Queen will host more than 50,000 people at banquets, lunches, dinners, receptions and Garden Parties at Buckingham Palace. 3. The Queen learnt to drive in 1945. 4. With the birth of Prince Andrew … Continue reading

Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

Great opportunity for a theme week. We’ll be making bunting, writing to the Queen (click graphic above for info) holding a high tea (with twinings tea and cucumber sandwiches), holding a garden party (with cream tea), having a British Quiz afternoon, reminiscing about the royal family, playing croquet, eating a roast dinner with yorkshire puddings and … Continue reading

Happy New Year

Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man. ~Benjamin Franklin   Facilitate a discussion session about new years resolutions. What are they, what are some common ones, why do people make them, why do people break them, have they made them … Continue reading