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President's Newsletter April 2021

Dear Fellow Member Last week brought news of the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. Sincere condolences have been sent to Her Majesty the Queen and all the Royal Family. The virtual “Variations on a Theme” competition on 10th April was a great success. There were 10 teams who took us on 10 very different journeys by way of prose and poetry. The winning team was Dumfriesshire…


President's Newsletter March 2021

Dear fellow member, We are now well into March and there are positive signs around us. The first Spring flowers are blooming, the days are stretching and hopefully restrictions may soon be reduced. We had a tremendous response to the photography competition with over 250 photographs being submitted by 88 competitors. The judge chose the 6 best photographs in each section and an overall winner which…


President's Newsletter February 2021

Dear Member Since I last wrote to you, many of us have received at least the first dose of the Covid 19 vaccine. I hope that this is the first step towards a return to a more “normal” and sociable life. Although the weather has been so cold and snow has fallen heavily in some areas, the SWI committees are still meeting regularly. In fact, we have had more committee meetings than in “normal” years!…


President's Newsletter - January 2021

Happy New Year! We have all weathered the storm that was 2020 and can now look forward to better times ahead in 2021 with the Covid 19 vaccine roll out under way. We now have SWI Face masks in the online shop ready for meetings to begin! We are holding the “Variations on a Theme” competition virtually on Saturday, 10th April and I am looking forward to hearing the teams’ programmes on the theme of…


NFWI FACE MASK GUIDES AND PATTERN - UPDATED

For members that are interested in making their own face masks, the NFWI have shared their guides and patterns with us for our members to use.