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With a tale about castrating a camel when the circus came to town, Brian Faulkner, from the Speak Easy at Martlesham Speakers’ Club, won the Toastmasters International UK and Ireland Humorous Speech Contest on Saturday 9th November 2013 during the Boadicea Conference at the Crowne Plaza Resort, near Colchester, Essex. […]

The tale of the castrated camel


At the Ipswich Electrifiers Speakers’ Club, doing nothing can be the best course of action. Electrifying member Keith Herod explained how he’d started off spending a few minutes a day as a child doing nothing, and by the time he was very grown-up, his nothingness had extended to a few […]

When doing nothing pays dividends


Boadicea, warrior queen of the Iceni, will be returning once more to eastern England as the figurehead for Toastmasters International’s UK and Ireland District Conference and humorous and impromptu speech finals on 8th-10th November at the Crowne Plaza Resort, Colchester. “We chose Boadicea to head our conference as she is […]

Veni, vidi, vici – Boadicea set to conquer Britain again