Toastmaster Monika masterfully led us through Christmas traditions around the world as she introduced the international members that took part in our holiday meeting. We heard about foods, gift giving, and days of celebration in countries such as Czechia, Mexico, Scotland, England, and, yes, even Germany!
A micrometer? Cookie jar? Candelabra? Salt and Pepper Shakers? Topicsmaster Guenter used the tradition of White Elephant gifts to let us exclaim how thrilled a grateful we were to receive such magnificent presents!
Speaker Peter (project: Introduction to Toastmasters Mentoring) erzählte uns von seinen unerwarteten Erfahrungen mit Der Kaiser und der Rubel. And Speaker Morag (project: Connect with Storytelling) connected us with how her relationship to Santa Claus changed during her life.
General Evaluator Gaby gave us pointers on how we can deliver stronger evaluations and be more mindful of time. She also praised us for truly 'owning the roles' both before and during the meeting.
It was a festive way to end 2022. Not only another memorable meeting - we also enjoyed Christmas goodies, online and in-room decorations, and Christmas Cracker jokes from funny man David!
Happy Holidays, everyone!