I’d always thought I might play bowls at some stage. My parents both played, my father till well into his 90’s. And of course bowls is a less vigorous sport than golf, my current sporting passion, so offers the prospect of being playable later in life than golf.
So when John the president twisted some arms to sign up social members I took up his offer and intimated that I’d been thinking of taking up the game.
John, ever keen for new members, took me for a roll up, introduced me to some members, and arranged for Dennis to provide coaching.
For a couple of reasons, not least the lockdown, I’ve had a delayed start but am hopeful of getting more involved as the year progresses.