It snowed heavily, but that did not stop some nine stalwart members trudging through the drifts to have a go for a trophy.
The Whitfield Bowl which is a one-sheet starter competition was won by Graham Woodhouse with Miss Bundelt Coutts and the Rajah with the runner up spot going to David Maddock with “A Very Strange Item”
The Farmer Trophy which is for nine sheets of Traditional Philately went to Tony Tinslay with French Morocco with John Holmes taking the run ner up spot with Australian Roos and GV heads.
The Society Trophy for which the entry has to be 16 sheets of Traditional, Thematic or Postal History went to Tony Tinslay with the British in Egypt followed up by Graham Woodhouse with the Development of the
The Czuczman Jug for 9 sheets of Postcards went to John Holmes with Australian Mammals backed up by Bob Murrell with Some Hampshire Churches
It is to be hoped that next year may bring better weather and a higher attendance. You have to attend if only to understand what the Whitfield Bowl entries were all about, and maybe get some entries in the Kiddle Cup, Vickery Cup and Morris Plate.