4th August 1999

The performance for tonight was Pirates - it proved to be a very comical variation.   Frederick and the Pirate King were both excellent but Mabel had trouble with her high notes

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After the show we went to the Festival Club.  The first part was The Amazing  William ( William Darkow a member of the Seattle G&S which would perform later in the festival).  Because we were at the front he selected Di as his first victim.  He performed a trick in which he tied a scarf around her arm - we all checked it and then with a tug it came off - very clever.  For his next trick he selected Arthur and Karen.  They tied a rope around Karen's waist and then "pulled it through her body - very clever indeed!

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We then had a Pot-Luck Patience

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The Soldiers on parade - note William again!


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