PO Box 40452, Casuarina. Northern Territory 0810
Secretary: Gwenda Smallacombe 0458 676 940
Probus Club of Darwin Inc. is non-profit and non-sectarian. It is non-fundraising. It's objectives are to stimulate thought, interest and participation in activities at a time of life when it is easy to become complacent and self centred.
Our Patron is NT Administrator, Her Honour The Honourable Vicki O'Halloran AO
Yet another vibrant meeting of like minded people.
Nine members attended our September meeting.
We were almost at battle stations, competing with another group of highly excitable ladies when the noise levels seemed to exceed that of a packed football grandstand on grand final night.
Books read August and discussed September:
What Only We Know' by :Cathrine Hokin.
Very well written second world war novel. Survival and compassion during horrendous brutality. Excellent.
'View Across the Rooftops' by Suzanne Kelman
Yet another historical novel on the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam. Very well written and reminds the reader the strength of humanity through Fear, love and survival. Enjoyable read.
'Hold Tight' by Harlan Coben.
Novel Teenage suicide. Not read.
'A Diamond in the Dust' -by Frauke Bolten
Mixed bag of appreciation on this title ranging
from:- Good read. Enjoyed. Too much description. Excellent reflections on family hardships whilst a young couple from Germany are trying to settle in Kununurra WA.
Books to read September and discuss October
'Sons of Fortune' by Jeffrey Archer
'Any Title of the Bony Series' by Arthur Upfield
'Remains of the Day' by Kazoo Ishiguro
Enjoy these challenges, as I can see there are a couple here. Stay safe.