October 2021 Amble

This month we explored the area between Witley, Wormley, and Brooks, starting from Church Lane, Witley end.  Again 15 people joined me on this walk. There was a bit of a hill but nothing too strenuous. We had some lovely views.  The path had…

Cycle Monday – first ride of the new seaon

Monday 27th September was scheduled as the first ride of the new season. When I sent a message to the group saying I was happy to lead the ride, all I received in return were varying forms of: “Sorry, can’t make it”. Thinking I…

Woodstreet Amble – September 2021

For our first amble of the 2021/22 program, I thought I would try Woodstreet.  This is a lovely walk but prone to get rather muddy in places. I had recced it the week previously and the path was then rather overgrown with brambles and…

Ukuleles of the Third Age

Got a ukulele? Going into our sixth year with fun-filled sessions playing this wonderful little instrument – easy to moderate ability – ballads, country, rock ‘n’ roll, old style classics, etc. Sing along too. I’m not an expert but an enthusiastic amateur who offers…

Why Milford and District U3A?

This question has been asked a couple of times recently and the standard answer is that, when the group was first mooted, Guildford U3A piped up and said it couldn’t be Godalming U3A as that was too close to Guildford – doesn’t make any…

Cycling Group inaugural ride

On Wednesday 14th April we had the group’s first ride, just a short one to start with, Milford Station to Hambledon Village and back via Witley and Enton. We had a successful and enjoyable inaugural ride with a small but perfectly formed group. Nobody…

Murphy’s Law

We’ve all heard of ‘Murphy’s Law’ which, in it’s most basic form, is: “If a thing can got wrong, it will”. A slightly more specific version runs “If a thing can go wrong, it will – during the demonstration”. I’ve know the first version…

Charging your phone

Most smartphones these days are charged via the ubiquitous Micro USB connector, but did you know there is another way?My wife and I both have Samsung Galaxy phones and we’ve had some trouble getting the phones to charge reliably and the reason is not…

Digital Technology Support

A few of the members of Mike Blewett’s former ‘Linux’ and ‘GIMP’ groups (that are no more due to Mike’s retirement) thought we ought to have group that appealed not only to Milford’s computer Nerds but also to any and all members that had…

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