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president’s message Dear members, Finally, the much-awaited renovation and upgrading works of the Wheelhouse, the swimming pools and the surrounds will start on 5 July 2010. Expecting to take six months, the newly-renovated and upgraded facilities should be up and running by December 2010, with the Wheelhouse Restaurant and swimming pools re-opening by the end of October 2010. During the construction period, alternative arrangements with regards to dining and recreation have been made for the patrons of the Wheelhouse and the swimming pools. Members and their families can dine at the Terrace Restaurant and the new Wine Bar; and the Tangles will be opened for breakfast. As for the swimming enthusiasts, agreements have been reached with various Clubs such as the British Club to make available their swimming facilities for our members As alluded to in one of my messages, the real work for the General Committee (GC) would begin once the dust of the Annual General Meeting has settled. I am pleased to report that all the 11 members of the GC have been assigned to lead the various subcommittees ranging from Finance to Food & Beverage and from Sports & Recreation to Development & Projects. We have been fortunate that many members have come forward to volunteer their time on the various

sub-committees, for which I thank them. Following the approval of the resolution to set up an Audit Committee at the last AGM, I am glad to advise that the inaugural meeting of the Audit Committee was held on 22 June 2010 with Mr. Reggie Thein as its Chairman and Mr. Chew Teck Soon and Mr. Vincent Troy as Committee Members. The setting up of the Audit Committee is in line with the objective of good corporate governance and compliance in the Tanglin Club. In end 2009, a study on the utilisation of the Club’s facilities was carried out. Its findings were presented to the GC and the report was made available to the members at the Main Library. The report highlighted the utilisation levels of the various facilities in the Club, based on physical and safety constraints. In brief, the conclusions were: (i) there is room for the Club to increase its membership capacity, (ii) the Club should look at its restaurants mix, new F&B concepts, and to streamline its operations to minimise costs and, (iii) the Club should commission a study to understand members’ preferences, their lifestyle and spending habits as these are critical parameters in setting the direction for the Club.

Rules who pioneered and spearheaded the Capacity Study, has kindly agreed to work on the data and information collection. This exercise will probably be carried out with some external support. At the adjourned AGM held on 3 May 2010, it was resolved that a Special General Meeting (SGM) be held to deliberate and determine the Club’s Rule Changes, approve an expenditure for the guest rooms renovation and an expenditure for the energy efficiency improvement works. It has been proposed to have this SGM on Monday 13 September 2010. Members are encouraged to give their support by attending the SGM. Joseph Chew President The Tanglin Club

Mrs. Sylvia Lee, a former Committee Member of Membership &

GENERAL COMMITTEE 2010/11 PRESIDENT VICE-PRESIDENT / SPORTS & RECREATION CONVENOR HONORARY TREASURER HUMAN RESOURCE CONVENOR FOOD & BEVERAGE CONVENOR LIBRARY & CLUB RELATIONS CONVENOR MAGAZINE & WEBSITE CONVENOR DEVELOPMENT & PROPERTIES CONVENOR MEMBERSHIP & RULES CONVENOR TENDERS & PURCHASING CONVENOR ENTERTAINMENT CONVENOR

Joseph Chew David Palmer Humphrey Chua Eric Lee Frank Newman Nan Sandford Peter Purcell Dr Richard Tan Vincent Troy Dr Albert Wee Robert Wiener

5 Stevens Road, Singapore 257814 Tel: 66220555 • Fax: 67332391 • www.tanglinclub.org.sg

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Dim Sum Art

Singapore Art For Singapore Walls Launching Monday 9 August at the Lobby Page 11

5 Stevens Road Singapore 257814 Tel: 66220555 • Fax: 67332391 www.tanglinclub.org.sg

Chilean Wine Dinner

Wednesday 21 July, 7.30pm at the Churchill Room

CLUB MANAGEMENT

GENERAL MANAGER Herbert Hofer

Page 16 FINANCIAL CONTROLLER Clara Tan

Greek Cuisine

EXECUTIVE CHEF

Available for Lunch & Dinner at the Tavern from 5 to 25 July

Louis Tay

HUMAN RESOURCE

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MANAGER Solomon Kumar

TENDERS & PURCHASING

Sports Medicine Health Talks Tuesday 3 August 7pm at the Gym Free for all members

MANAGER Tom Koek

MEMBERSHIP MANAGER Laura Monteiro

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PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE

21 RECENT EVENTS

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GENERAL MANAGER’S MESSAGE

24 WELLNESS

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DO YOU KNOW

25 RECIPROCAL CLUBS

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DEVELOPMENT UPDATES

26 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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OP-ED

28 MEMBERS’ PAGE

10 EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT

30 BOOKS & DVDS

14 NATIONAL DAY CELEBRATIONS

34 SPORTS & RECREATION

17 FOOD & BEVERAGE

51 RESERVATIONS FORM

19 BARS

52 CINEMA

EDITOR Shanta Elizabeth Sundarason DESIGNER Marlinazrin Ali (marlinazrin.ali@tanglin-club.org.sg) FOR ADVERTISING Please contact Habib Mansoor at 66220533 or habib.mansoor@tanglin-club.org.sg MEMBERS’ ADVERTISING Please contact Habib Mansoor at 66220533 or habib.mansoor@tanglin-club.org.sg DEADLINE FOR MATERIAL SUBMISSION 10 July for next month’s publication.

MAINTENANCE MANAGER Erik Siow

EXECUTIVE HOUSEKEEPER Mary Lee

SECURITY MANAGER Lincoln Lowe

Opinions expressed in The Tanglin Club Magazine are solely those of the writers and do not necessarily represent those of The Tanglin Club. The Magazine welcomes articles and other contributions from members. However, the Magazine & Website Sub-Committee reserves the right to edit all materials or decline publication. MICA (P) 104/06/2010. Published by The Tanglin Club. Printed by Photoplates Pte Ltd.

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general manager’s message Dear members, By the time you read this message, construction work will have just about commenced for our Wheelhouse and swimming pool renovation. More details on the works and alternative arrangements for F&B and other areas are on pages 6 and 7. Apart from this major Club project, we have a number of other works ongoing concurrently. Workers are repainting tennis courts 3 and 4, which were not painted to our satisfaction during last year’s improvement works: hence each court will be closed for approximately one week. At the same time, we are relaying the wooden floor at squash courts 3 and 4, which were recently damaged by water during a heavy downpour of rain. Both courts will be out of action for one month. We have also started water-proofing works on the roof of the main Clubhouse, as we have had several spots of leakages in the past year. Works

will be completed by the middle of August, and the finished product will come with a new 10-year warranty against leakage. By now, most members would have exchanged their old membership cards for the new ones; and the auto door at the S&R complex has been activated to improve security in this area. Starting in July, we will start to intermittently implement a ‘Membership Card Verification Check’, on randomly chosen days to enhance security. We do ask our members for their kind cooperation, as this will help us to prevent unauthorised access and illegal use of facilities of the Club. On the staffing front, we bid farewell to Ennie Toh, our S&R manager, who is leaving us for greener pastures, and warmly welcome Geraldine Yan, our new manager who will be coming on board later this month. I would also like to thank those members who came to us with their con-

structive feedback and suggestions. We do like to hear from you; as members who use and patronise the facilities, you can help us in making the Tanglin Club an even better place. With very warm regards, Herbert Hofer General Manager The Tanglin Club Gym Arziz Manager givingKaamsani impro n tu presenm tation.

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do you know A door opens, with a smile Regulars to the Club would have noticed a pleasant-looking and smiling gentleman, resplendent in colonial-style clothing, opening the doors at the main Clubhouse. He is Mr. Arudchelvan, and he began his duties as the Club’s doorman in early June. A doorman was a familiar sight in the Club until a decade ago, but has now made a comeback, with a new face and a ready smile to greet you into the Club.

source for promotions and events. As internet technology improves and communication methods evolve, the Club needs to stay ahead in informing its members quickly and effectively. We encourage members to take the poll and give us your views of the magazine.

Reminder to collect the new membership cards From July 2010, the secured access glass doors in the Sports & Recreation Complex lobby will be activated, and access is granted via use of the new membership cards which are specially encoded for this purpose. Members who have yet to collect their new membership cards are advised to do so at the Administration Office on the 2nd floor of the main Clubhouse, between 8.30am and 6.15pm. Members who are unable to visit the Club during office hours may contact the Membership Department at 6622 0491/492/493, and request to have the cards available for collection at the Reception Desk after office hours.

Everyone’s favourite Beer Garden Celebrate the launch of the refurbished Beer Garden, with luscious green flora and ‘earthy’ wooden furniture to provide a relaxing atmosphere! All members are invited to the party! Turn to page 20 for more details.

DVD search software, up and running Fans of cinema will be delighted to learn that the Main Library has a new software to search for DVD titles in the DVD Library. The powerful new system allows a detailed search of the Club’s DVD Library database, and also offers information on the cast of actors in the movie and their character roles, cover art of the movie, and a short but detailed synopsis. This system is a very useful tool for members to search for their favourite genre of movies. We want your ideas A poll is now available on the Club website http://www. tanglinclub.org.sg for members to take part and view the opinions of other members on some of the aspects of the Club magazine, which is currently the Club’s main news

Beverage price increase Although the Club has resisted in passing on costs to members in the past, it is now necessary to do so due to rising costs from suppliers. The price increase, at an average of 6.5% of current prices, will take effect from 1 August 2010. The last price increase was in July 2007.

Revised Bye-Law for Wine Bar & Terrace Restaurant In view of the forthcoming Wheelhouse & Swimming Pool Renovations and the closure of the Wheelhouse Restaurant, the General Committee has directed that a new temporary Bye-law be implemented. The following new Bye-law for the Wine Bar and Terrace Restaurant will take effect on 29 June 2010, and reads as follows:(a) Opening hours • Lunch, Mondays to Fridays – 12noon to 3pm. Last order at 2.30pm. • Dinner, Daily – 6pm to 11pm. Last order at 11pm, except for Indian & Thai Kitchen, which is at 10pm. • On Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays, the area will be open throughout the day. (b) Children are permitted. (c) Guests and Visitors are permitted at any time in the Restaurant when accompanied by a member. (d) Sports attire, jeans, collarless T-shirts, hats or caps, shorts, open type sandals, military fatigues or equivalent dress will be allowed.

Singapore Cricket Club Night Race Fiesta

Feel the energy, excitement and the ultimate adrenaline rush of Formula 1! The Singapore Cricket Club is pleased to offer The Tanglin Club members 30 limited edition tickets to this year’s Formula 1 Practice Day on 24 September 2010, at $198.00 per ticket. What’s more, the ticket entitles you to a free flow of food for the day (excluding oysters), walkabout access into the F1 Circuit and Padang area, free access into the SCC’s clubhouse (except Victoria Terrace), and SCC Race Day merchandise for sale (only to ticket holders)! So don’t miss out on this year’s SCC Night Race Fiesta! Contact Alan Tan from the Sports & Recreation department at 6622 0571 or by email at alan.tan@tanglin-club.org.sg

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announcement

Club Members’ Op-Ed Column Annual Competition!

issue in question. Rambling soporific discourses will be rejected out of hand. 3.

Avoid all personalities, never allude to others by name, or to perceived motives, and never ever use foul language!

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Matters relating to race, religion, or politics, are out of bounds.

From the 1st August, 2010, the Magazine and Website Sub-Committee (MWSC) will launch an Op-Ed page in both the Club magazine and the website.

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Matters before the General Committee, relating to past, present, or contemplated Mediation, Arbitration, or the Courts, are out of bounds.

In keeping with the tradition of such columns, our Op-Ed section will be a medium whereby members are invited to air their subjective and selfopinionated views on all matters relating to the general affairs of, or quality of the visit experience to, the Tanglin Club. Illustrative photographs are also permitted.

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Op-Ed pieces are restricted to no more than 400 words. (This piece has 400 words)

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The deadline for Op-Ed pieces to appear in the following edition of the magazine will be the 15th day of each month. Anything after that rolls over to the following month.

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Without exception, Op-Ed pieces must be submitted by email, as a word document attachment, forwarded to convenor.mwsc@gmail.com

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All Op-Ed pieces must identify the contributing member by name, Club membership number, and a telephone number (not for publication) for source verification purposes.

The Op-Ed Rules Tanglin Club Members wishing to make use of the Op-Ed column must adhere to the following rules: 1.

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A member may only submit one Op-Ed piece per month. All commentary must be courteous in language and precise in stating the relevant

10. Decisions as to whether or not to publish submitted Op-Ed pieces, either in the Club magazine, or on the website, rests at the absolute sole discretion of the Magazine & Website Sub-Committee. No debate or disputation on this prerogative will be entertained.

Award Trophies A Two eye-catching Trophies, together with framed wall certificates, will be awarded each year immediately prior to the AGM: One to an adult member, and the second to the child of a member (refer Rule 19 (i) regarding definition), who have contributed the most useful and high impact articles published by the MWSC. The Judging Committee shall comprise: The President, Vice President, Editor of the Club Magazine, and Convenor of the MWSC.

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As the renovation works begin, members are reminded of the arrangements that have been made to our F&B outlets and other facilities for this interim period.

Opening hours of Tangles • Breakfast – 7.30am to 10.30am daily • Lunch & Dinner – 11.30am to 11pm

Family Dining

Tangles is a restaurant that offers a wide spread of cuisine for members to enjoy. From the 3-tier High Tea, to protein shakes, noodles and a ‘healthy lifestyle’ cuisine. Tangles has just about everything you could ask for, including a simple lunch buffet at only $10.95 (without wine), and $15.60 (with wine).

With the closure of the Wheelhouse, the Wine Bar and Terrace Bar will be transformed into a family dining area, serving a limited café menu and the Tavern menu for members to choose from. Opening hours of Wine Bar & Terrace Bar • Lunch - Mondays to Fridays – 12noon to 3pm (last order at 2.30pm) • Dinner - Daily – 6pm to 11pm (last order at 11pm, except for In dian menu & Thai menu which finishes at 10pm) • On Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays, the area will be open throughout the day Tangles, at the Sports & Recreation Complex, will also serve an extended menu to offer a wider selection for members, as well as an alternative family dining area. During this period, we will also extend its opening hours. Breakfast will be served at Tangles too.

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Children’s Playroom During this period of renovation, the Playroom will be relocated to the Foyer of the Theatrette, sharing the space with the temporary Junior Library. The space in the Foyer is smaller than in the Playroom; therefore, only a limited number of toys will be available for children to play with. Simple arts & crafts materials and colouring tools are also available, but only upon request. Opening hours of Children’s Playroom • Wednesdays & Fridays: 12 noon to 6pm

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• Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays: 10am to 6pm

Junior Library An ideal location was sought for a temporary Junior Library, safe from the noise and dust of the worksite. The Foyer of the Theatrette was chosen, for its proximity and safety aspects. It will also share the space with the temporary Playroom. However, the temporary Junior Library will have shorter operating opening hours during the renovation. Opening hours of the Junior Library • Wednesdays & Fridays: 3pm to 6pm • Saturdays & Sundays: 10am to 3pm

Changing rooms & washrooms As the male and female changing rooms next to the swimming pool will be closed, members are kindly advised to use the Changing Rooms in Upper Level 1 of the Sports & Recreation Complex. Alternative washrooms in the main Clubhouse are located behind the Jackpot Room near the Terrace Bar, or behind the Reception Desk in the main lobby.


development updates

Handicapped Access Lift The lift that serves Upper 1 (CarparkJackpot Room level) and Level 1 (Wheelhouse level) will be decommissioned, as the shaft will be extended to link to the two upper level car parks, and will not be operational for the duration of the renovation. Any members needing assistance are to kindly contact our security or front office staff, and we will be ready to offer any help required.

Swimming Pool After an exhaustive search, we have

managed to successfully negotiate with the British Club, United World College and the Delta Swimming Complex for the use of their swimming facilities during the renovation works.

More information & future update

The table below describes the swimming programme, the availability of each venue and their schedules.

Members can also stay connected via the monthly magazine, weekly Newsbites emails and Club posters. With the estimated completion of the project in early October 2010, members can expect to enjoy the completed and fully operational facilities by December 2010.

We apologise to our avid swimmers for the inconvenience caused and for the restricted access at the locations of our alternative arrangements.

Members who wish to find more information on the development of the upgrading project can visit the Club’s website at www.tanglinclub.org.sg

SWIMMING PROGRAMME / USAGE Programme

Time

Period

Day / Date

Venue

7am to 2pm

5 July to 21 October

Every Mon to Thu No access on Fri, Sat, Sun and Public Holidays

British Club

10am to 11am

5 July to 21 October

Every Mon / Wed / Fri

British Club

Masters Programme

7.15pm to 8.15pm

5 July to 21 October

Every Tue / Thu

British Club

Learners Programme

9am to 9.45am 9.50am to 10.35am 10.40am to 11.25am

10 July to 7 August

Every Sat

United World College

Learners Programme

3pm to 4pm

5 July to 29 September

Every Mon / Wed / Fri

Delta Swimming Complex

Development / PreSquad / Competitive

4pm to 6pm

5 July to 29 September

Every Mon / Wed / Fri

Delta Swimming Complex

Social Swimming Aqua Aerobics

Delta Swimming Complex, 900 Tiong Bahru Road • United World College, 1207 Dover Road, Singapore 139654 The British Club, 73 Bukit Tinggi Road, Singapore 289761

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RECIPROCAL CLUBS AUSTRALIA

HONG KONG

ADELAIDE • The Adelaide Club • The Alexandra Club BRISBANE • Tattersall’s Club • The Brisbane Club • United Services Club CANBERRA • The Commonwealth Club Limited MELBOURNE • Melbourne Club • Royal Automobile Club of Victoria • Royal South Yarra Lawn Tennis Club • The Alexandra Club • The Athenaeum Club • The Australian Club PERTH • The Weld Club • Western Australian Club SYDNEY • Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron • Tattersall’s Club • Union, University & Schools Club

• American Club Hong Kong • Hong Kong Club • Hong Kong Football Club • Ladies’ Recreation Club

BANGLADESH

JAPAN

DHAKA • Dhaka Club

KOBE • Kobe Regatta & Athletic Club

CANADA CALGARY • Glencoe Club • The Ranchmen’s Club TORONTO • Granite Club • The National Club • The Toronto Lawn Tennis Club • University Club of Toronto VANCOUVER • Vancouver Club VICTORIA • The Union Club of British Columbia

INDIA BANGALORE • Bangalore Club CALCUTTA • The Bengal Club • Tollygunge Club MADRAS • Madras Cricket Club MUMBAI • Bombay Gymkhana NEW DELHI • Delhi Gymkhana

INDONESIA JAKARTA • International Sports Club of Indonesia

IRELAND

PHILIPPINES BAGUIO • Baguio Country Club MAKATI • Manila Club • Manila Polo Club

KOREA SEOUL • Seoul Club

SWEDEN

KENYA NAIROBI • Muthaiga Club

MALAYSIA

MONACO MONTE CARLO • Le Yacht Club of Monaco

FRANCE

PORT MORESBY • Papua Club

DURBAN • Durban Club JOHANNESBURG • The Country Club Johannesburg SANDTON • Inanda Club

HAMBURG • Der Ubersee Club BERLIN • International Club of Berlin

BEIJING • Beijing American Club

PAPUA NEW GUINEA

SOUTH AFRICA

GERMANY

CHINA

LAHORE • The Lahore Gymkhana

COLOMBO • Colombo Club NURWARA ELIYA • The Hill Club

PARIS • Cercle de L’Union Interalliée

• The Victoria Club, St. Helier

PAKISTAN

SRI LANKA

DUBLIN • Kildare Street & University Club

IPOH • Kelab Diraja Ipoh Royal Ipoh Club KUALA LUMPUR • Kelab Taman Perdana - Royal Lake Club • Royal Selangor Club • The Raintree Club of Kuala Lumpur KUCHING, SARAWAK • Sarawak Club NEGRI SEMBILAN • Royal Port Dickson Yacht Club • Sungei Ujong Club PENANG • Penang Club • Penang Sports Club • Penang Swimming Club

CHANNEL ISLANDS

• The Northern Club CHRISTCHURCH • The Christchurch Club DUNEDIN • The Dunedin Club NAPIER • Hawke’s Bay Club WELLINGTON • Wellesley Club

NEW ZEALAND AUCKLAND • The Auckland Club

STOCKHOLM • The Sallskapet Club • The Royal Bachelors Club

TAIWAN TAIPEI • American Club in China

THAILAND BANGKOK • The Bangkok Club • The British Club • The Royal Bangkok Sports Club

UNITED KINGDOM ABERDEEN • Royal Northern & University Club EDINBURGH • The New Club • The Royal Overseas League • The Royal Scots Club GLASGOW • The Western Club LIVERPOOL • The Athenaeum LONDON • Army & Navy Club • Carlton Club

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East India Club Naval & Military Club Oriental Club The Royal Air Force Club The Athenaeum The Caledonian Club The Calvary & Guards Club The Hurlingham Club The Lansdowne Club The Naval Club The New Cavendish Club The Reform Club The Royal Automobile Club • The Royal Overseas League • The Sloane Club • United Oxford & Cambridge University Club NORWICH • The Norfolk Club OXFORDSHIRE • Phyllis Court Club

UNITED STATES BOSTON • Harvard Club of Boston • Union Club of Boston CHICAGO • The University Club CLEVELAND • The Union Club HONOLULU • The Pacific Club NEW HAVEN • The Graduate Club NEW YORK CITY • The Harvard Club of New York City • The Princeton Club of New York • The Union League Club • The Yale Club of New York City PHILADELPHIA • The Racquet Club PITTSBURGH • The University Club SAN FRANCISCO • The Metropolitan Club • Olympic Club SEATTLE • The Rainier Club WASHINGTON D.C. • Cosmos Club • The Georgetown Club • The University Club • Washington Athletic Club

VIETNAM HANOI • The Hanoi Club


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events & entertainment Dim Sum Art

Singapore Art for Singapore Walls

Launch on Monday 9 August, 12noon at the Lobby Till Sunday 29 August To celebrate the National Day month, Dim Sum Art together with The Tanglin Club offer you a feast for the soul in the Lobby! We want to debunk the myth that ‘good art only comes from overseas’ and offer members the chance to view stunning local art and to mingle with artists. This is a great opportunity for members to view art and during selected times, to discuss tips and techniques with our resident artist. At these times, we will also offer members the chance to contribute to an ongoing painting and to leave their mark on the art world! All paintings on display will be available for purchase at a 10% discount to members. Artists will be in the lobby on Fridays, from 6pm to 9pm and Saturdays & Sundays from 12noon to 3pm and 6pm to 9pm. The even will start on National Day, Monday 9 August. Artists Participating will be: Alan Long, Tan Chee Teck, Lauren Coops, Lim Sue Luan, Patricia Suor, Liu Pau Kiang, Susannah Goho-Quek, Diana Lim, Florence Shen, Wu Teng Siong, Eugene Soh and K C Goh.

A Night In Andalucia

Saturday 28 August 7.30pm at Churchill Room Witness the passion and beauty of Flamenco Dance at our Churchill Room and experience an intimate and passionate art form of Spain. Our resident band LOCOMOTION will drum up a variety of salsa and latin beats to get you on your dancing feet all night long! Prices: $65 (Member) & $70 (Guest). Include Tapas Dinner. Last day for cancellation: 21 August 2010

FOR ENQUIRIES Please contact Events Dept at 6622 0437 / 0438 or email to angelina.tan@tanglin-club.org.sg / vanitar.sindaya@tanglin-club.org.sg

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GET SET, GET GEARED AND GET HERE FOR OUR TC YOC! Customised specially for kids aged 6 to 15 years old at different time slots from 1pm to 5pm.

Teacher is someone who inspires you, encourages you and makes you capable enough to face all the odds of life. This is why a special day, known as Teacher’s Day, is dedicated to teachers, providing students the perfect chance to honor them. Join us for “self-made” bookmarks for a special teacher Prices: $5 (Member) & $7 (Guest). Last day for cancellation: 21 August 2010. Suitable for children 6 years and above.

KEEP THIS DATE FREE AND KEE LOOK OUT FOR MORE DETAILS IN OUR AUGUST ISSUE.

Traditional Games We Play Saturday 7 August, 11am at the Draycott Room

Chinese checkers, congkak, chapteh, marbles rb bles and more… Learn how to play these traditiontio onal games at the Playroom and discover thee hish tory behind them. Prices: $5 (Member) & $7 (Guest). Last day d for cancellation: 31 July 2010. Suitablee for children 6 years and above.

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Old Time Music Hall Coming Your Way On September 24! What you might ask, is Old Time Music Hall? Even many young British expatriates may not have any idea as it is an era long passed, although some of the more famous songs are still sung in a few British pubs. Old Time Music Hall is always an enjoyable experience for young and old alike as it a light hearted form of entertainment set in a pub environment with plenty of beer and wine and wholesome food. There are always songs that you can join in with and many that you may know without realizing that they were written in the genre’s heyday. Entertainers deliver these songs with exuberance – some romantic or humorous, some sentimental or patriotic, particularly those from between the two World Wars. Many juxtapose comedy and pathos and portray the lives of the working class created by Great Britain’s Industrial Revolution. Comic acts have you bursting with laughter and sometimes a thrilling melodrama is included in the program. The whole ensemble is connected together by a Master of Ceremonies with a gavel and the use of lengthy definition defying words. This eloquent chairman guides you through a scintillating evening of mellifluous melodies and other specialty acts and will no doubt announce at the beginning that the entertainment has been brought to you at enoooooooormous expense (sic.)! Music Hall in London had its origins in entertainment provided in the new style saloon bars of public houses during the 1830s. The saloon was a room where for an admission fee or a greater price at the bar, singing, dancing, drama or comedy was performed. The most famous London saloon of the early days was the Grecian Saloon, established in 1825, at The Eagle. Later known as the Grecian Theatre it is still famous because of an English nursery rhyme, with the somewhat mysterious lyrics:

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Up And Down The City Road In And Out The Eagle That's The Way The Money Goes Pop Goes The Weasel.

By 1865 there were thirty-two music halls in London seating between 500 to 5000 people plus an unknown, but large, number of smaller venues. In 1878 numbers peaked, with seventy-eight large music halls in the metropolis and 300 smaller venues. Thereafter numbers declined due to stricter licensing restrictions and because of commercial competition between popular large suburban halls and the smaller venues, which put the latter out of business. The acceptance of Music Hall as a legitimate cultural form was established by the first Royal Variety Performance before King George V during 1912 at the Palace Theatre. However, consistent with this new respectability the best-known Music Hall entertainer of the time, Marie Lloyd, who made her début at the age of 14 in 1884 at the Grecian Theatre was not invited, being deemed too ‘saucy’ for presentation to the monarchy. World War I was probably the peak of Music Hall popularity. The artists and composers threw themselves into rallying public support and enthusiasm for the war effort. Patriotic music hall compositions like Keep the Home Fires Burning, Pack up Your Troubles and It’s a Long Way to Tipperary, were sung by music hall audiences, and sometimes by soldiers in the trenches Music Hall continued between the Wars, but no longer as the single dominant form of popular entertainment in Britain. The improvement of cinema, the development of radio, and the cheapening of the gramophone damaged its popularity greatly. It now had to compete with jazz, swing and Big Band dance music. Licensing restrictions also changed its character. Even so, the music hall gave rise to such major stars as George Formby, Gracie Fields, Max Miller, and Flanagan and Allen during this period. After World War II, competition from television and other musical idioms, including Rock and Roll, caused the slow demise of the British music halls. Moss Empires, the largest British Music Hall chain, closed the majority of its theatres in 1960, closely followed by the death of Music Hall stalwart Max Miller in 1963, prompting one contemporary to write that: “Music halls...died this afternoon when they buried Max Miller”. Stage and film musicals, however, continued to be influenced by the Music Hall genre such as: Oliver!, Dr. Dolittle, and My Fair Lady. The BBC series The Good Old Days, which ran for thirty years until 1963, recreated the music hall for the modern audience. David Hickman, Entertainment Sub-Committee

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national dayy celebrations

National Day Brunch

Monday 9 August, 11.30am at the Churchill Room The blending of different cultures are presented in this symbolic National Day Brunch. Join us in preserving the rich cultural tradition and uniqueness of each race, with a spread of local fare. Enjoy the Harmony Dance, traditional interactive stations, piano entertainment and of course for those of you August Babies, we have a birthday cake ready! Prices: $40 (Member), $45 (Guest) & $22 (Child 4 years old and above). Last day for cancellation: 2 August 2010. SEE PAGE 18 FOR DETAILS OF OUR NATIONAL DAY DINNER BUFFET WITH “LIVE” SCREENING OF THE NATIONAL DAY PARADE ON OUR GIANT SCREEN!

Brace Singapore's Independence with pomp and hullaballoo this year! Join us at this once-a-year event to savor the best of the island’s gastronomic offerings. Another national obsession – eating, and talking about eating – comes to the fore. A fabulous range of entertainment awaits your participation. We bring you a colorful evening of traditional dances from Joget Joget to melodious angklung and dance to the soothing and modern music of Singapore pop songs with our ever popular resident band LOCOMOTION. Come dress for the occasion in your traditional and cultural costume. Price: $58 (Member) & $68 (Guest). Last day for cancellation: 6 August 2010. Suitable for children 12 and above. Price includes local buffet.

ceived by 25 July 2010. Paintings will be exhibited in the lobby from 26 July to 10 August.

National Day Art Competition Young Hands Together

If you are 5 to 10 years old, become an artist and send us your best creation by 25 July 2010! There’ll be an overall winner and 1 runner-up for this competition. A variety of art materials may be used, for example pens, coloured pencils or paints. The use of bold colours is recommended. Artwork should be prepared on white A3-size paper. The competition is now open and entries must be re-

Winners will be nominated by members who can place their nomination slip in the box available at the Reception within the exhibition period. Formation on the contest rules, prizes, etc. please call out Events Department. So what are you waiting for? Put on your artist’s cap, start creating and send us your best artwork with the theme “SINGAPORE – A DIVERSE CULTURE”. Have fun!

FOR ENQUIRIES Please contact Events Dept at 6622 0437 / 0438 or email to angelina.tan@tanglin-club.org.sg / vanitar.sindaya@tanglin-club.org.sg

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special feature Special Guest Chef

Modern Chinese Cuisine Wine Dinner with Chef Yong Thursday 19 August, 7.30pm at the Churchill Room Chef Yong Bing Ngen is the awardwinning owner-chef of Majestic Restaurant, the place to be for modern Chinese cuisine in the heart of historic Chinatown. Housed within the New Majestic Hotel, it offers renowned Cantonese cuisine. Chef Yong whips up a spread for members of The Tanglin Club, with the Majestic Trio - Sliced Peking

Duck served with Pan-seared Foie Gras and Organic Vegetable Salad accompanied with Chilled Sake infused Alaska Crabmeat; Poached Red Grouper in Soup with Chicken & Yunnan Ham Fumet, Dried Scallop, Shitake, Cabbage; Braised Aomori Abalone with Homemade Beancurd; Boston Lobster Noodles with Ginger and Scallion, and Soy Milk Panna Cotta with Red Tea Granita. Prices: $108 (with wine) & $88 (without wine). Time: 7.30pm Venue: Churchill Room. Last day for cancellation: 12 August 2010.

MENU Majestic Trio Sliced Peking Duck served with Pan-Seared Foie Gras and Organic Vegetable Salad, accompanied with Chilled Sake infused Alaska Crabmeat Poached Red Grouper in Soup Chicken & Yunnan Ham Fumet, Dried Scallop, Shitake & Cabbage Braised Aomori Abalone with Homemade Beancurd Boston Lobster Noodles with Ginger & Scallion Soy Milk Panna Cotta with Red Tea Granita

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food & beverage

Champagne Brunch Sunday 25 July, 11am at the Churchill Room Thank goodness for Sundays! When else can you find the time to rest, relax and recuperate, with friends, family, and loved ones? If you’ve had a tough and hectic week, some good food and good company will most surely rejuvenate you for the week ahead! If all of the above are the recipe for a good time, then Champagne Brunch at the Churchill Room is just for you. Prices: $75 (Adult with champagne), $40 (Adult without champagne) & $19.75 (Child below 12). Time: 11am to 2.30pm. Venue: Churchill Room. Dress code: Smart Casual. Last day for cancellation: 18 July 2010.

Chilean Wine Dinner

Presenting Sharon Marianne Nunis

Piano Entertainment at the Churchil Room

Wednesday 21 July at the Churchill Room The South American country of Chile has a long viticultural history, dating back to the 16th century, when Spanish conquistadores brought Vitis vinifera, or common grape vine, with them during their colonisation of the region. This July, savour the distinctive style of Chilean wine, in all its New World chic.

Sit back and listen to soothing tunes by accomplished pianist Sharon Marianne Nunis, while enjoying your gourmet meals at the Churchill Room. Trained by renowned pianists such as Mark Soskin, Joanne Brackeen and Noriko Tomikawa, Sharon is wellversed in various styles of music and currently also teaches classical, jazz and pop piano.

MENU Cauliflower Mousseline with Arugar Caviar Confit Salmon Loin, Micro Cress Santa Rita Medalla Real Sauvignon Blanc 2008

She will perform on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, from 7.30pm to 10.30pm, and on Sundays she will be performing from 12noon to 2.45pm.

Pan-Roasted Sea Scallop and Chilean Seafood with Nage of Shellfish and Braised Baby Fennel Santa Rita MedallaReal Chyardonnay 2007 Basil Ice-Cream Sous Vide of Herb Marinated Beef Rump Baby Root Vegetables and Broccolini, Vine-Ripe Tomato and Santa Rita Gran Hacienda Cabernet Sauvignon Sauce Santa Rita Medalla Real Carmenere 2007 Santa Rita Medalla Real Cabernet Sauvignon 2007 Santa Rita Casa Real Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 Light Lychee Parfait with Framboise Coulis and Rose Jelly

Price: $88 (with wine) & $68 (without wine). Time: 7.30pm. Venue: Churchill Room. Last day for cancellation:14 July 2010.

Locomotion at the Churchill Room

Reminisce and listen to your favourite tunes performed by Locomotion at the Churchill Room on the evenings of the following dates:

2, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30 & 31 July Don’t miss it! *Dates subject to change.

Churchill Room Closures

The Churchill Room will be closed for private dinner functions on 3, 4, 8 and 21 July.

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Greek Cuisine

Available for Lunch & Dinner at the Tavern from 5 to 25 July The famous cuisine of Greece is a typical Mediterranean style - derived from Italian, Balkan, Turkish and Levantine cuisines. While seeming to be contemporary, Greek cuisine actually has a culinary tradition that is 4,000 years old. For an interesting change to excite your palate, why not try Greek food, specially prepared by our chefs in the Tavern? It’s an experience for the senses. MENU

APPETIZERS Trio of Capsicums Roasted Three Bell Pepper, Marinated Feta Cheese, Kalamata Olive, Green Salad and White Wine Vinegar Timbale of Artichoke Marinated Artichoke, Mushroom, Shrimp, Mixed Salad and Oregano Dressing Tian of Yellow Fin Tuna Light Seared Yellow Fin Tuna Caught with Fine Herbs Marinated Chick-Peas, Mesclun Leaf and Mustard Dressing SOUP Fassoulada Navy Bean Soup MAIN COURSES Pan-Seared Salt Cod Fillet with Market Vegetables, Confit Potato and Garlic Sauce Oven-Roasted Malabar Snapper Fillet with Farm Vegetables, Eggplant Puree, Mashed Potato and Rosemary Sauce Oven-Baked Lobster with Baby Vegetables, Saffron Potato, Feta Cheese and Tomato Sauce Moussaka Layers of Eggplant with Minced Lamb and Bechamel Sauce Gratinated with Cheese DESSERT Apricot Chocolate Custard Cake with Vanilla Ice-Cream Honey Ricotta Cheese Pie with Lemon Sorbet Baklava with Rum & Raisin Ice-Cream

Boston Lobsters At Tavern Available for Lunch & Dinner from 2 to 31 August

The Tavern offers a delicious delicacy in the form of the Boston Lobster. Enjoy the Boston Lobster Thermidor with Butter Rice and the Boston Lobster with Light Curry Sauce and Yellow Ginger Rice. Boston Lobster Thermidor With Butter Rice $88 Boston Lobster With Light Curry Sauce & Yellow Rice $80

FOR ENQUIRIES Please contact Food & Beverage Dept at 6622 0432 or email rozita.ab@tanglin-club.org.sg

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Weekend Breakfast at Tangles From 7.30am, every Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays If you are starting to tire of the usual places to have your breakfast during the weekends, you’ll be happy to know that Tangles will now open earlier, to satisfy that raging morning hunger during your days off from work. Have a go at Tangles’ uniquely simple but appetising menu, with choices of croissants, juices and other simple savouries to choose from. Visit Tangles for or mo more details.

Durian Promotion

Available till 31 July for dinein at Wine Bar and takeaways at the Deli Lounge. The King of Fruits is back! Emerging with its usual grand splendour, and a fashionable spread of cakes and pastries, it will no doubt have some squeal in delight, and leave some others squeamish. Durian is a very ‘Asian’ fruit, and may be an ‘acquired taste’ for some but it is no doubt venerated for its inimitable flavor and heady aroma.

National D Day ay Dinner Buffet Monday 9 August, 7.30pm at the Churchill Room

Celebrate 45 years of our nation's independence with a sumptuous spread of local cuisine that is quintessentially Singaporean. Watch a live telecast of the National Day Parade with friends and family. Stand up for Singapore and sit down to fun with family and friends, and lots of food! Prices: $35 (Member), $40 (Guest) & $18 (Child 4 years old and above). Last day for cancellation: 2 August 2010.

Durian Cake 1.3kg - $48 Durian Cake Slice - $8 Durian Puff - $4.20 Durian Pudding - $7

August’s Cake of the Month

Green Tea Cake with Azuki Beans

Available for dine-in or takeaways at the Deli Lounge Pastry Chef Jackie showcases her skills once again with a wonderfully -designed and deliciously-tasty Green Tea Cake, with Azuki Beans to boot! Prices: $38.80 (whole cake) & $5 (per slice).

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bars

Argentinean Wine Tastingg Friday 30 July, 7pm to 9pm at the Raffles Room m Wine Circle Committee Member Graham Hayward, who lectures on wine at the Singapore Polytechnic, is an International Wine Judge, Wine Consultant to Fosters Wines and Vice-President of the International Wine & Food Society of Singapore. He will take us through a comparative tasting whcih illustrates the quality and range of Argentinean wines. In addition to wines made from Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon, two other grape varieties almost unique to Argentina - Torrentes and Bonarda - will be introduced. Prices: $10 (Wine Circle Member), $20 (Non Wine Circle Member) & $30 (Guest). Prices inclusive of GST. Last day of cancellation: 23 July 2010.

World Cup 2010 Special

South African Wines At all Bars till 31 July

Here’s a fitting way to celebrate sportsmanship and competition with the world’s most beloved sport - football - accompanied by the host coun-

try’s delicious wine. With a wine history dating back to as early as 1659, the style of wine from South Africa seems to unite the New World and the Old, combining the ripe fruit of the former, with the elegance and restraint of the latter. Take a break from the usual beer and chips, and celebrate the spirit of football, with fine wine and favourite friends, as you cheer for your favourite team.

Prices: $41 per bottle & $8.50 per glass. Check bars for complete wine listings.

Greek Liquor & Wines

Available at all Bars from 5 to 31 July Amongst the world’s wine-producing regions, Greece is by far one of the oldest, with early evidence going as far back as 6,500 years ago. Retsina is Greece’s national alcoholic beverage; however, the country is now known for its Cabernet Sauvignons and other varieties as well. For the month of July, sample some of Greece’s delicious wines, along with our special Greek cuisine promotion. What’s more, try Greece’s signature drink, the Ouzo, an anise-flavoured aperitif that is excellent with appetizers such as salads, calamari, sardines, octopus and clams. It is meant to be enjoyed slowly and thoroughly: a perfect drink to last well into the evening. Ouzo: $5.50 per shot • Semeli White or Red Wines: $58 per bottle & $12 per glass. FOR ENQUIRIES Please contact Food & Beverage Dept at 6622 0432 or email rozita.ab@tanglin-club.org.sg

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bars

New Zealand Wine Tasting

Riedel Pinot Noir Wine Tasting

The wines of New Zealand are famed for their diversity and their international popularity. With a climate that is excellent for wine making, and land rich with nutrients, New Zealand has produced some of the world’s award-winning wines, as well its signature Sauvignon Blanc. New Zealand wine styles have also evolved to compliment the extensive menus of Europe, Asia and the Pacific Rim. Don’t miss this opportunity to taste some wonderful wines!

Pair up the world’s best manufacturer of high-quality crystal wine glasses, Riedel, and the one of the world’s most celebrated wines Pinot Noir, and you will experience an unforgettable evening. Be amazed at the difference of the effect of the finest glasses on fine wine.

Prices: $10 (Wine Circle Member), $20 (Member) & $30 (Guest). Last day for cancellation: 25 July 2010.

Prices: $10 (Wine Circle Member), $20 (Member) & $30 (Guest). Last day for cancellation: 13 August 2010.

Friday 6 August, 7pm at the Raffles Room

Friday 20 August, 7pm at the Raffles Room

Make a date for this interesting and profound experience.

Watch the Final Match of FIFA World Cup “LIVE” on Monday 12 July, 2.30am at Tangles and Terrace Bar

Beer Garden Launch Party Friday 13 August 7pm to 9pm

someone looking for a quiet and cool place to unwind. To celebrate the launch of the revamped Beer Garden, the Club is throwing a party on Friday 13 August 2010, from 7pm to 9pm.

The Beer Garden at the Squash Centre is now complete, with luscious green flora, ‘earthy’ wooden deck, and overhead fans attached to a glass ceiling to provide the ultimate relaxation area after a hard workout, or simply a place to chill out.

For only $25 per person, enjoy a free flow of food, which includes BBQ favourites and Roast Beef carvings, soft drinks, and of course, beer. Top it all off with “live” music from Peter Diaz, our resident guitarist.

The Beer Garden is open to every member, regardless of whether you are a sports enthusiast, or

To book your place, contact the F&B department at rozita.ab@ tanglin-club.org.sg.

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Tension mounts as two great contenders collide... watch the final match ‘“LIVE” at 2.30am local time, between the two teams who will make it to World Cup 2010 football glory, right here in the Club! Enjoy a well-deserved breakfast at Tangles afterward, and commemorate the spirit of soccer!


recent events

Prawn Fishing Saturday 22 May 2010

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recent events

Wine Dinner with Guest Chef Daniel Koh Thursday 10 June 2010 at the Churchill Room

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Father’s Day Brunch Sunday 20 June 2010 at the Churchill Room

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wellness

Clay therapy

Putting clay on your face and body is not just folkloric art; even today’s medical scientists are recognising the benefits of clay. The use of clay goes back to prehistoric times, with the first recorded use of medicinal clay being traced to Mesopotamia, or in the area of what is now known as Iran. In those times, the people would treat external wounds with clay. The absorbing and purifying powers of clay meant that it dried up wet sores faster and kept bacteria at bay, promoting healing more effectively. Clay is also known to have been consumed internally as a remedy for nausea – but don’t try that at home. In the modern world today, clay is valued by naturopaths and in alternative healing treatments for its natural purifying properties. Clay is also used in spa therapy, again as a powerful purifier. Clay retains heat, and a clay mask on the face or body has the ability to boost blood circulation and draw toxins out of the skin. It’s simple to use – apply, wait for a few minutes, remove and notice the marked difference. Originating from the earth, clays are rich in minerals and nutrients. Clays cannot be manufactured but natural clays can be tapped and treated to check for consistency of quality and for safe use. Rest assured that the clay available at pharmacies has been tested and declared safe, with no side-effects – unless your skin is super sensitive. From a medical point of view, due to its very strong “negative” ionic charge and mineral composition, good clay has the ability to overpower a weaker “positive” virus. Surrounded by clay, the virus is disabled and incapable of multiplying. Because the clay suppresses the virus, cutting it off from any source of nutrition, the virus either dies or is expelled by the body naturally. Clay’s antibacterial properties have recently been attributed to the healing of the Buruli ulcer, that terrible “flesh-eating” infection. The clays purported to do this are specifically the green clays found in the coastal areas of France. Without going too much into the science of clay, as the information tends to be technical and beyond the understanding of most people, we still can appreciate the healing powers of clay. That it contains potent minerals and anti-bacterial elements is just one aspect of this wondrous “mud”; that it feels good on the skin, is purifying and detoxifying, and leaves the skin wonderfully cleansed and refreshed is enough for us. Article contributed by Tanglin Club Spa Botanica, located on Level 5 of the Sports and Recreation Centre.

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reciprocal clubs

Oxford and Cambridge Club

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he Oxford and Cambridge Club is situated in the heart of the London on the south side of Pall Mall near St James’s palace. The architect of the imposing Greek revival building completed towards the end of 1837 was Sir Robert Smirke, who also designed the British Museum.

members may hire the impressive private function rooms to host their own special events and our Banqueting Managers will always be pleased to offer their assistance and advice. The Club also houses a Billiard Room and two Squash Courts, and vouchers for access to a local fitness centre may be purchased at Front Desk.

Reciprocal Members and their guests are able to make use of the beautiful public rooms and may dine in the elegant Coffee Room, where a full à la carte menu is available. A light luncheon can be taken in the Blomfield Room and drinks consumed in the Morning Room Bar, which is open until midnight. The excellence of food and drink in the Club is renowned, as they are fortunate to have one of the most respected chefs in Clubland, and their cellars are stocked with a carefully selected comprehensive range of the finest wines and spirits.

Single, twin and double bedroom accommodation is available, with rooms very competitively priced against comparable central London locations. There are 43 en suite rooms in total, with particularly advantageous rates at the weekend. All the bedrooms have large screen television sets installed and hospitality trays. It is also worth noting that the room price includes a cold buffet breakfast in the Coffee Room. The Oxford and Cambridge Club provides an exclusive home away from home to alumni from both Universities and welcomes those members of other prestigious clubs across the world with which they have reciprocal agreements. Contact Oxford and Cambridge Club, 71 Pall Mall, London, SW1Y 5HD • Telephone: +44 20 7930 5151 • Email: reservations@oandc.uk.com • www.oxfordandcambridge club.co.uk

The Terrace and the Libraries, Business Area, Drawing Room and other public rooms are all open to visitors. Reciprocal

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calendar of events JULY 2010 MONDAY

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WEDNESDAY

Soccer World Cup 2010 Snack Favorites Available till 12 July at all Bars Munch on some of the famous snacks of countries playing in the World Cup and celebrate the spirit of football here in the Club! Check Bars for more details.

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ASIAN SET LUNCH, Weekdays at the Tavern

ASIAN SET LUNCH, Weekdays at the Tavern

CAKE OF THE MONTH: DURIAN PROMOTION, till 31 July, Deli Lounge & Wine Bar

MOVIE: ALICE IN WONDERLAND, Theatrette

SOUTH AFRICAN WINE PROMOTION, till 31 July

LOCOMOTION, Churchill Room

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ASIAN SET LUNCH, Weekdays at the Tavern

ASIAN SET LUNCH, Weekdays at the Tavern

ASIAN SET LUNCH, Weekdays at the Tavern

GREEK CUISINE, Lunch & Dinner till 25 July, Tavern

TENNIS BRING-AGUEST NIGHT, 6pm, Tennis Courts

CAKE OF THE MONTH: DURIAN PROMOTION, till 31 July, Deli Lounge & Wine Bar

GREEK LIQOUR & WINES, till 31 July, all Bars

PIANO ENTERTAINMENT, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays, 7.30pm, Churchill Room

MOVIE: HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON, Theatrette LOCOMOTION, Churchill Room

Churchill closed for a private dinner function.

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SOUTH AFRICAN WINE PROMOTION, till 31 July

ASIAN SET LUNCH, Weekdays at the Tavern

ASIAN SET LUNCH, Weekdays at the Tavern

ASIAN SET LUNCH, Weekdays at the Tavern

ASIAN SET LUNCH, Weekdays at the Tavern

CAKE OF THE MONTH: DURIAN PROMOTION, till 31 July, Deli Lounge & Wine Bar

MOVIE: CRAZY HEART, Theatrette

GREEK CUISINE, Lunch & Dinner till 25 July, Tavern GREEK LIQOUR & WINES, till 31 July, all Bars

PIANO ENTERTAINMENT, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays, 7.30pm, Churchill Room

LOCOMOTION, Churchill Room

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SOUTH AFRICAN WINE PROMOTION, till 31 July

ASIAN SET LUNCH, Weekdays at the Tavern

ASIAN SET LUNCH, Weekdays at the Tavern

ASIAN SET LUNCH, Weekdays at the Tavern

ASIAN SET LUNCH, Weekdays at the Tavern

PIANO ENTERTAINMENT, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays, 7.30pm, Churchill Room

CHILEAN WINE DINNER, 7.30pm, Churchill Room

BILLIARDS SECTION NIGHT, 7pm, Billiards Room

MOVIE: GHOST WRITER, Theatrette

GREEK CUISINE, Lunch & Dinner till 25 July, Tavern GREEK LIQOUR & WINES, till 31 July, all Bars

LOCOMOTION, Churchill Room

Churchill closed for a dinner event.

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SOUTH AFRICAN WINE PROMOTION, till 31 July

ASIAN SET LUNCH, Weekdays at the Tavern

ASIAN SET LUNCH, Weekdays at the Tavern

ASIAN SET LUNCH, Weekdays at the Tavern

ASIAN SET LUNCH, Weekdays at the Tavern

BALUT SECTION NIGHT, 7.30pm, Card Room

MOVIE: INVICTUS, Theatrette

GREEK LIQOUR & WINES, till 31 July, all Bars

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BREAKFAST AT TANGLES, 7.30am, Tangles

BREAKFAST AT TANGLES, 7.30am, Tangles

MOVIE: ALICE IN WONDERLAND, Theatrette

MOVIE: ALICE IN WONDERLAND, Theatrette

Churchill closed for a private dinner function.

Churchill closed for a private dinner function.

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BREAKFAST AT TANGLES, 7.30am, Tangles

BREAKFAST AT TANGLES, 7.30am, Tangles

MOVIE: HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON, Theatrette

MOVIE: HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON, Theatrette

THE HURT LOCKER 6, 7, 8 & 9 August

LOCOMOTION, Churchill Room

MAO’S LAST DANCER 13, 14 & 15 August

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BREAKFAST AT TANGLES, 7.30am, Tangles

BREAKFAST AT TANGLES, 7.30am, Tangles

DOWN MEMORY LANE, 7.30pm, Churchill Room

MOVIE: CRAZY HEART, Theatrette

MOVIE: CRAZY HEART, Theatrette

MY LIFE IN RUINS 20, 21 & 22 August

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BREAKFAST AT TANGLES, 7.30am, Tangles

BREAKFAST AT TANGLES, 7.30am, Tangles

MOVIE: GHOST WRITER, Theatrette

CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH, Churchill Room, 11am

LOCOMOTION, Churchill Room

MOVIE: GHOST WRITER, Theatrette

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NATIONAL DAY CELEBRATIONS Look out for our National Day Celebration events! Turn to page 14 for more details. www.tanglinclub.org.sg

THE LAST SONG 27, 28 & 29 August

Churchill Room Closures The Churchill Room will be closed for private dinner functions on 3, 4, 8 & 21 July. Churchill Room is also closed every Monday.

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New members Nicholas & Catherine Waters with GC member Frank Newman.

Proposer Georges Abi-Nader with new member Ziad Germanos.

Proposer Piers Richardson with new member Simon Flood.

New members Raju & Kamayani Shukla with Golf Convenor Chris Claridge.

Proposer Chandursen Bharwani with new members Natasha Waliany & Zain Fancy.

New member Roman Scott with GC member Robert Wiener.

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New members Stephen Grant and Rajesh Malhotra.

Ambassador of Peru, His Excellency & Mrs Armando Raul Patino Alvistur with Club Vice President David Palmer.

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Introduction Evening Monday 7 June 2010 We extend a warm welcome to our new members. Honorary Members • His Excellency & Mrs Armando Raul Patino Alvistur (Ambassador of Peru) New members Soo Kee Wee & Kau Wee Lee with Proposer Li Wing On.

New members Emmanuel Hadjidakis & Low Bee Lee.

Muhammad Omar Shahzad & Kiran Shahzad.

Ordinary Members • Fanton & Susanna Chuck • Zain Fancy & Natasha Waliany • Simon Flood • Ziad Germanos • Emmanuel Hadjidakis & Low Bee Lee • Winston & Valerie Kwek • Rajesh & Fiza Malhotra • Roman Scott • Raju & Kamayani Shukla • Subroto Som & Malvica Puri • Soo Kee Wee & Kau Wee Lee • Nirmala Weeks • Peter White Term Members • Stephen Grant • Paul & Kim Kelly • Lishya Liauw • Martin & Mauree Roche • Nicholas & Catherine Waters

New members Subroto Som & Malvica Puri with proposer Jai Arya and Bridge Convenor Rohini Arya.

Associate Members • Yulia Francis (Spouse of Frederick Francis) • Jessamyn Shen Lirou (Spouse of Mark Ee) • Kiran Shahzad (Spouse of Mohammad Omar Shahzad) Farewell We bid a fond farewell to the following members converting to Permanent Absent Membership (PAM). • • • •

New members Paul & Kim Kelly.

Frederick & Yulia Francis.

Mr Mitchell Chua Miss Caroline Grimont Mr Robert Hussey Ms Petrina Ooi & Mr Guy O’Loughanane • Mr & Mrs Michael Simpson

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books & dvds NEW BOOKS FICTION Blacklands Belinda Bauer Blue Lightning Ann Cleeves The Merry Misogynist Colin Cotterill 61 Hours Lee Child Roald Dahl’s Book of Ghost Stories Roald Dahl A Room Swept White Sophie Hannah Blue Eyed Boy Joanne Harris

NEW DVDs ACTION • 13th District • A Better Tomorrow • DayBreakers • Entrapment • Fire of Conscience • Ninja • Ninja Assasin • Paintball • To Have and Have Not • The Island • The Keeper • The Last Starfighter • The Perfect Sleep • The Spy Next Door • Whiteout ADVENTURE • Alice In Wonderland • Children of Heaven • Delgo • Legend of The Tsunami Warrior • Fantastic Mr. Fox • Planet 51 • The Imaginairum of Doctor Parnassus • The New World • The Last Templar • The Tale of Mari and Three Puppies DRAMA • A Raisin In The Sun • Afterwards • Alone • B-Girl • Band of Brothers • Benito - The Rise and Fall of Mussolini

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The Shadows in the Street Susan Hill The Stone Cutter Camilla Lackberg The Prow Beast Robert Low Solar Ian McEwan Blood Rose Margie Orford The Five Greatest Warriors Matthew Reilly Irish Ghost Stories Various Writers

An Empty Death Laura Wilson NON FICTION Defence of the Realm: The Authorized History Of MI5 Christopher Andrew Home Cooking Rachel Allen The Music Instinct: How Music Works and Why We Can’t Do Without It Phillip Ball Nothing To Envy: Ordinary Lives In North Korea Barbara Demick

Seven Ages of Britain David Dimbleby We Were There: An Eyewitness History of the 20th Century Robert Fox Summer Of Blood: The Peasant’s Revolt of 1381 Dan Jones Peoplequake Fred Pearce Task Force Black Mark Urban

• Boy In The Striped Pyjamas • Book of Blood • Black Snake Moan • Bright Star • Cheri • City of Sadness • Comrades, Almost A Love Story • Cooking Without Clothes • Crazy Heart • Dance Subaru • Dear John • Down In The Valley • Edge of Darkness • Ethan Frome • Everybody's Fine • Extraordinary Measures • Elizabeth I • Fifty Dead Men Walking • Gattaca • Georgia O'Keeffe • Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire • Kisses • I Loved You So Long • Invictus • Iron Road • L'Eclipse • Madadayo • Men of Honor • My One And Only • Nine • Paris 36 • Shall We Dance? • Tell No One • Transit • The Beatrix Potter Collection

• The Blind Side • The Lovely Bones • The Prince and Me 2: The Royal Wedding • The World's Fastest Indian • Uncertainty • Veronica Guerin • Voice of a Murderer

The Royal Wedding • She’s the Man • The St. Trinians Collection • The Tooth Fairy • The Maiden Heist • Valentine's Day

COMEDY • 10 Promises To My Dog • 20 30 40 • 3 Idiots • A Serious Man • Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging • Crossing Hennessy • Defendor • Flicka • Flicka 2 • Handsome Suit • I Hate Valentine's Day • In The Loop • In The Mood For Love • It's Complicated • It's Not Me, I Swear! • John Tucker Must Die • Men Who Stare At Goats • Motherhood • Mrs Henderson Presents • Not One Less • O Brother Where Art Thou? • Old Dogs • Poltergay • Rustlers' Rhapsody • The Prince and Me II:

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books & dvds BOOKS

Task Force Black: The Explosive True Story of the SAS and the Secret War in Iraq by Mark Urban

Written by a highly respected foreign affairs journalist who covered the Iraq campaign from start to finish, Task Force Black reveals not only the intensity of the secret fight that turned the tide in Baghdad, but the rivalries and personal battles that had to be overcome along the way. Mark Urban details the extraordinary milestones, politics, and imagination needed to succeed, as well as describing the deeds of soldiers whose names must remain secret. Incisive, dramatic and exceptionally revealing, the war in Iraq cannot be understood without this book.

Solar

by Ian McEwan Michael Beard is a Nobel Prize-winning physicist who speaks for enormous fees, lends his name to the letterheads of renowned scientific institutions, and halfheartedly heads a governmentbacked initiative tackling global warming. While he coasts idly in his professional life, his personal life is another matter. A compulsive womaniser, Beard finds his fifth marriage floundering. But this time the tables are turned: his wife is having the affair, and he is still in love with her. When Beard’s professional and personal worlds collide in a freak accident, an opportunity arises for him to extricate himself from his marital mess, reinvigorate his career, and save the world from environmental disaster.

DVDs

Ninja Assassin

starring Rain and Randall Duk Kim Taken from the streets, Raizo was transformed into a trained killer by the Ozunu Clan, a secret society whose very existence is considered a myth. But haunted by the merciless execution of his friend by the Clan, Raizo breaks free from them and vanishes. Now he waits, preparing to exact his revenge. In Berlin, Europol agent Mika Coretti has stumbled upon a money trail linking several political murders to an underground network of untraceable assassins from the Far East. Her investigation makes her a target and Raizo saves Mika from her attackers, but he knows that the Clan will not rest until they are both eliminated.

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus starring Heath Ledger and Johnny Depp

Set in the present day, this fantastical morality tale follows the traveling show of the mysterious Dr. Parnassus - a man who once won a bet with the Devil himself, and possesses the unique ability to guide the imagination of others. Many centuries ago, Dr. Parnassus won immortality in a bet that found the malevolent Mr. Nick coming up short. While few would be foolish enough to try their luck against the powers of darkness a second time, Dr. Parnassus did precisely that, this time trading his mortality for youth on the understanding that his firstborn would become the property of Mr. Nick when the child reaches his or her 16th birthday.

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The Adventures of Dashing Dexter I’ve been looking forward to writing this review for months, and greatly appreciate the Tanglin Club library committee’s decision to add these novels and DVDs to an already excellent collection. Before I begin, a word of caution: that Dexter Morgan will not appeal to everyone. If you’re the squeamish sort who can’t stomach violence or gore, or find it difficult to appreciate humour of the darkest variety, then Dexter is definitely not for you. Consider the basic plot: Mr. Morgan is a blood spatter analyst working in the Miami Metro Police Department, alongside his foster sister, Debra, an extremely high-strung and foul-mouthed detective. Dexter was adopted by Debra’s police officer father, Harry, after the former’s mother suffered a horrific death at the hands of a drug dealer. And it is Harry who nurtures Dexter’s killing instincts, teaching him the rules of The Code as he develops into a blood-thirsty vigilante. As for the chicken-and-egg question, in this case, the novels came before the TV series. Jeff Lindsay’s Darkly Dreaming Dexter debuted in 2004 and was faithfully adapted for the small screen in 2006. Aside from introducing viewers to the colourful cast of characters on both sides of the law, they also featured the terrifying Ice Truck Killer, whose signature involves the dismemberment of prostitutes with surgical (and bloodless) precision. But of course, Dexter encounters many other devious criminals along the way, polishing them off efficiently while tracking his nemesis, before they confront each other in an explosive finale with a shocking twist.

ample chutzpah as she curses her way through daily life, questions authority and shows complete disregard for any form of political correctness. Other stalwart figures include David Zayas as gentle, sensitive Sergeant Angel Batista, Lauren Velez as capable but emotionally fragile team leader Lieutenant Maria LaGuerta, and C.S. Lee as nosy and perverted lab technician Vince Masuka. As for guest stars, there’s Christian Camargo in season 1, whose exact role I won’t reveal since it’s a major spoiler (Camargo was in Singapore recently, playing Ariel in The Bridge Project’s The Tempest), Keith Carradine as FBI agent Frank Lundy in Season 2, and Jimmy Smits as Assistant District Attorney Miguel Prado in Season 3. Though relatively fleeting in nature, each of these characters is extremely well-developed and multi-faceted, while their interactions with Dexter and Debra account for some of TV’s most nail-biting dramatic moments. The novels, on the other hand, help enhance the viewing experience. Each book has 300 pages at most, but author Lindsay somehow manages to cram what seems like an infinite amount of information into them, the best of which are Dexter’s deepest, darkest musings about himself and those around him. The Dark Passenger – an unseen entity that guides Dexter’s actions – is fascinating. Debra’s outbursts are laugh-out-loud hilarious. And Dexter’s girlfriend Rita’s two young children, Astor and Cody, feature prominently. Compared to their bland TV counterparts, the novelized kids are much more intriguing, especially since Cody’s own Dark Passenger has already begun to stretch his wings.

From Season 2 onwards, however, the books and TV show veer off in different directions. Certain central characters die on paper, but survive on the telly, or vice versa. And the featured serial killers are also vastly disparate. It isn’t fair to compare mediums, especially when the standards for both are so exceptionally high. The televised version is sinfully enjoyable, thanks to its terrific cast and script. Michael C. Hall plays Dexter with a poker face and monotonous tone – a façade the protagonist expertly maintains to blend in, but which also reflects his constant disenchantment with the human race. Still, the mask is occasionally disrupted by unforeseen events of sufficient gravity, like when Dexter risks getting caught, or if a loved one unknowingly becomes a killer’s prime target. Jennifer Carpenter infuses Debra with

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As for Lindsay’s writing prowess, one good example from Book 3 is as follows: “I looked down at S, taped to the table with his unlovely face hanging open, and I thought, as I never had before, this is what we all are. This it what it comes to. A bag of meat that breathes, and when that stops, nothing but rotting garbage.” I personally favour his sardonic humour, pervasive throughout all the novels, but in full bloom in Book 4, titled Dexter By Design, where our “hero” tracks a serial killer who treats victims like gruesome artistic exhibits. Book 3 (Dexter In The Dark) boasts a cult that worships an ancient god from King Solomon’s era, and Book 2 (Dearly Devoted Dexter), a military veteran who methodically dissects his prey. If this doesn’t whet your appetite, wait for Book 4, titled “Dexter Is Delicious”, due for release later this year. Rumours suggest that it will feature cannibalism and online chat groups discussing recipes for cooking human flesh. And be sure to catch Season 4 of the TV series, which I’ve already watched on the Internet and rate as the best one yet. John Lithgow stars as the psychopathic Trinity Killer, an adversary who proves to be Dexter’s match and unexpected weakness. Dexter also gets married and Rita bears him a son, creating new dynamics that almost derail his moonlighting exploits, with hilarious results. My advice to those who are game to give this a try: leave your conscience at the door. I guarantee you won’t regret it! Oh Jen Jen Dexter seasons 1 to 3 and books 2 to 4 are available at the Tanglin Club library.


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Balut Section vs Squash Section Inter-section competition resumed with the first game against the Squash Section. Six players from the Squash group joined us in the monthly game to compete against six randomly selected members from the Balut Section. It was a well-attended game with a total of 18 players. Yet again the Balut Section played the gracious host and combined with latent talents of squash players, the latter won the game with a decent margin of 199 in six games! Well done, Squashies, and congratulations! Winners from Squash Section • Glen Creighton - 651 (highest total score and also highest game score 131) • Glenn Bryce - 111 (second highest game score) Winners from Balut Section • Fatema Sadiq - 682 (highest total score and also highest game score 149) • Zoeb Sadiq - 148 (second highest game score) Congratulations to all the winners!

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Balut Bonanza It was full house on the evening of Friday 11 June, although the event coincided with World Cup opening ceremony. Balut Bonanza, first time in TC, held in June was a great success. Quite a few members tried the game for the first time. The results were mixed with newcomers taking the lead in initial stages but edged out by veterans later on. Just before closing time Nina scored 449 with Rodger Kimpton and Fatema Sadiq scoring 429. Winners List • Highest total score - Nina Menon 449 • Runner-up - Fatema Sadiq and Rodger Kimpton - both 429 (Rodger missed out on the prize in the sudden-death throw) • Highest game score Nina Menon 145 • Runner-up - Terry Young 140 • Spot prizes, Balut-in-one went to Annette Hartland and high straight-in-one to Jonathan Taylor. Congratulations to all the winners and look forward to seeing more new members in 2011. Sethuraman Balut Convenor

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Events For The Next Few Months Saturday 3 July Empire Cup vs British Club Venue: Tanglin Club Wednesday 14 July Inter-Club Competition Venue: SCC Thursday 29 July Monthly Competition Venue: Card Room Wednesday 18 August Inter-Club Competition Venue: Tanglin Club Thursday 6 August Monthly Competition Venue: Card Room Wednesday 15 September Inter-Club Competition Venue: SRC Thursday 30 September Monthly & Inter-Section Competition Venue: Card Room September Staff vs Members Date to be confirmed


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Join us for a g drinks, fun, gre reat evening of at prizes and m eet new friends. Meet at the pre-game drin Terrace Bar for ks at 7p begins at 7.30 m and game pm in the Card Room Prices: Free (F players) & $10 irst-time Balut If up for the Balu you wish to sign t Section and be a regular particip ant.

MINI ADS FOR MEMBERS

Do you have something to sell or a specialised service that you provide? If you do, advertise with The Tanglin Club Magazine through Mini Ads, available for MEMBERS ONLY! SIZE A Size: 86mm by 60mm • Rate per insertion: $200 SIZE B Size: 86mm by 26mm • Rate per insertion: $100 Booking & Text Deadline: 5th of every month. To full details, please call 66220533 or email to habib.mansoor@tanglin-club.org.sg

ADVERTISE IN THE TANGLIN CLUB MAGAZINE

The Tanglin Club Magazine offers exclusive advertising space for members. As an advertising vehicle for quality products and services, it has few equals in Singapore. With a circulation of about 4,500 copies and readership of about 18,000, the magazine reaches corporate leaders from differnt industries and backgrounds. Advertising spaces available include: Premium Positions - Outside Back Cover, Inside Front Cover and Inside Back Cover • Run-of-Press - Full Page, Half Page and Quarter Page. For those interested in advertising with us, please contact Habib Mansoor at tel: 66220533 or email: habib.mansoor@tanglin-club.org.sg


July 2010 GROUP FITNESS SCHEDULE STUDIO 1 MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

SPIN CHALLENGE BEN 7AM TO 8AM

GENTLE YOGA CHRISTINE 7AM TO 8AM

SPIN CHALLENGE ARZIZ 7AM TO 8AM

SPIN CHALLENGE ARZIZ 8AM TO 9AM

FRIDAY

FITBALL (PILATES) CHRISTINE 8AM TO 9AM

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

SPIN CIRCUIT ARZIZ 8AM TO 9AM

PILATES MATWORK CHRISTINE 9.05AM TO 10.05AM

SPIN INTERVAL XAVIER 9.05AM TO 10.05AM

PUMP IT UP JERRY 9.05AM TO 10.05AM

HI-LO ENERGIE ARZIZ 9.05AM TO 10.05AM

PUMP IT UP JERRY 9.05AM TO 10.05AM

SPIN INTERVAL XAVIER 9AM TO 10AM

PILATES MATWORK CHRISTINE 9AM TO 10AM

STEP ATHLETICS SOPHIE 10.10AM TO 11.10AM

YOGILATES LESTER 10.10AM TO 11.10AM

ABT ARZIZ 10.10AM TO 11.10AM

SPIN CHALLENGE SOPHIE 10.10AM TO 11.10AM

LATINO JAM JERRY 10.10AM TO 11.10AM

SPIN INTERVAL SOPHIE 10.05AM TO 11.05AM

BOOT CAMP ANDREW 10.05AM TO 11.05AM

HATHA YOGA SERENA 11.15AM TO 12.15PM

DANCE 101 ERICH 11.15AM TO 12.15PM

SPIN CHALLENGE BARRY 11.15AM TO 12.15PM

RESTORATIVE YOGA YVONNE 11.15AM TO 12.15PM

SPIN CHALLENGE BARRY 11.10AM TO 12.10PM

KICK BOXING ANDREW 11.10AM TO 12.10PM

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

TOTAL BODY CONDITIONING ANDREW 6.30PM TO 7.30PM VINYASA YOGA CHRISTINE 7PM TO 8PM

STEP & SCULPT JAMES 6.30PM TO 7.30PM

SPIN INTERVAL CRYSTAL 7PM TO 8PM SPIN CHALLENGE BARRY 7.35PM TO 8.35PM

STUDIO 2 MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SUPER CIRCUIT GYM INSTRUCTOR 9AM TO 9.45AM

LO IMPACT AEROBICS ANN 10AM TO 11AM

YOGA STRETCH & RELAX ARZIZ 11.15AM TO 12NOON

YOGILATES LESTER 10AM TO 11AM

CARDIO SCULPT ANN 11.10AM TO 12.10PM

SPIN CHALLENGE CRYSTAL 7.30PM TO 8.30PM

YOGA DR VENKY 7.30PM TO 8.30PM

PILATES AMY 7PM TO 8PMt SUPER CIRCUIT GYM INSTRUCTOR 8.05PM TO 9.05PM

ULTIMATE FITNESS FEAST CARD: $80 for unlimited classes or $20 per session (excluding GST).

GYM MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

ABS & CORE

ABS & CORE

ABS & CORE

GYM INSTRUCTOR 10.10AM TO 10.25AM

GYM INSTRUCTOR 8AM TO 8.15AM

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

ABS & CORE

GYM INSTRUCTOR 10.10AM TO 10.25AM

GYM INSTRUCTOR 10.10AM TO 10.25AM

ON-GOING ACTIVITIES MONDAY 8.30AM TO 9.45AM 9AM TO 10AM

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

BA DUAN JIN WONG LC STUDIO 2

DAYAN QIGONG WONG LC

10AM TO 11AM

ERMEI TAIJI STYLE UMBRELLA WONG LC

11.30AM TO 12.30PM

ERMEI TAIJI STYLE UMBRELLA WONG LC

4PM TO 5PM

TAEKWONDO (BEGINNERS) PATRICK

5PM TO 6.30PM

SUNDAY

YOGA (ADVANCED) MARGARET

TABLE TENNIS SOCIALS 6PM TO 9PM

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TABLE TENNIS SOCIALS 6PM TO 9PM

TAEKWONDO (INTERMEDIATE / ADVANCED) PATRICK

Monthly charges apply for on-going activities except Table Tennis Socials. On-going classes are not included in the Ultimate Fitness Feast card.


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Managing Your Tennis Elbow What is Tennis Elbow? Tendons attach muscles to bones. The elbow has an upper arm bone (humerus) and two bones in the forearm (ulna and radius). Bony bulges on the inside and outside of the elbow are the epicondyle part of the upper bone. Tendons of forearm muscles attach to these bulges. Inflammation (swelling, redness) of the tendons on the outside of the elbow (with the palm facing forward) has the medical name lateral epicondylitis. The common name is tennis elbow because the problem often results from playing tennis. It usually affects the dominant arm (right – handed people have pain in the right arm), but it can occur in the other arm or both arms. What causes Tennis Elbow? The usual cause is overusing the arms, with repeated motions and stress to tissues causing inflammation or tiny tears in tendons. It’s often related to playing tennis, especially repeated use of the backhand stroke with poor technique. Other common motions (using hand tools, painting, raking, weaving, and typing) can cause it.

ice, compression, and elevation. Resting and avoiding activities that may have started the problem are critical, but don’t avoid all activity. Swelling can be reduced by using ice, elastic wraps, and elevation (with pillow). Special stretching and strengthening exercises often help. A physical therapist may oversee treatment and use ultrasound. The doctor may suggest that tennis technique be analyzed to find the best way to reduce elbow stress. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) - ibuprofen, naproxen, acetaminophen, and aspirin - may relieve pain. If pain continues, steroid injections can be tried. Surgery is rarely needed. Some Do’s & Don’ts DO stop the activity causing the pain until your doctor says you can start again. DO warm up properly. Gently stretch the forearm muscles at your wrist before and after use. DO use an ice pack or ice massage after heavy use of your arm. DO strengthening exercises. Flex and extend your wrists while holding a hand weight. DO call your doctor if you have side effects from medicines.

What are the symptoms of Tennis Elbow? The forearm becomes tender and painful. Burning feeling can go down the arm from the elbow. Pain usually starts slowly, but later pain may be constant, even at rest. Pain can get worse when swinging a racket or shaking hands. Weakness can occur, and lifting or holding objects or doing simple tasks (writing, brushing teeth or turning a doorknob) may be hard. How is Tennis Elbow diagnosed? The doctor makes a diagnosis by the medical history and physical examination. Resistance against extending the wrist or flexing it can bring on pain. The doctor may order x-rays to rule out conditions such as arthritis or broken bones.

DO your physical therapy exercises. DO call your doctor if treatment doesn’t help symptoms. DON’T do activities that need extending or rotating the wrist. DON’T put ice or chemical cold packs directly on your skin. DON’T use sporting equipment that’s too large or too small. Use the proper equipment and technique.

How is Tennis Elbow treated? Treatment includes PRICE: protection, rest,

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Tuesday 3 August, 7pm at the Gym Free for all members

the underlying factors in the causation of sports injuries and also their recurrences. Let our sports physiotherapists share with you some of the rehabilitation and prevention exercises that will address the issues. Speaker: Mr Mark Chan, Physiotherapist, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Chronic Shoulder Pain What are possible causes of shoulder ache? Is it a sprain, or is a tendonitis or a frozen shoulder? Can I still play sports with this pain? The talk will cover the common causes of shoulder pain, and how they can be aggravated by sports and how they might be successfully treated so that you might return safely to sports. Speaker: Dr Jason Chia, Consultant Sports Physician, Head of Sports

Surgical Management for Shoulder Pain Sometimes, the injury of the shoulder has progressed to the point where it is beyond the ability of the body to heal it naturally. Find out the latest techniques available to repair the damaged structures. Speaker: Dr Lee Keng Thiam, Consultant Sports Orthopaedic Surgeon, Head of Sports Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tan Tock Seng Hospital.

Sports Medicine Health Talks

Medicine and Surgery Clinic, Tan Tock Seng Hospital Use it or Lose it - Rehabilitation of the Injured Shoulder Poor biomechanics, posture, inflexibility or muscular weakness are often

Kids Orientation Programme Starting Saturday 7 August The gym team has designed an exciting programme to cater for our younger members. Young members, from the ages of 12 to 14, will now have access to the gym for the first time, after attending a comprehensive training workshop. The Kids Orientation Programme will be held at the Tanglin Gym twice a month, beginning on Saturday 7 August and after which, they will be issued a pass to use the gym during the week between 3pm and 6pm, and anytime on Saturdays and Sundays. In order to effectively and safely initiate our young adolescent members to the gymnasium equipment, they will undergo an orientation programme, introducing them to the functions of the cardiovascular and resistance training equipment. Also provided will be a theoretical component in a manual to cover basic anatomy, explanation of exercises, safety issues as well as gym etiquette. There will be also be a Q&A session to help them retain the new information they have learned.

Get A Fitness Buddy Invite a friend to the gym to exercise with you

Members are now allowed to sign in a guest to workout with them and use the gym facilities. Please note that this is open to all members for 1 guest per member at one time at a fee of $20 and does not include access to the Group exercise classes. Your guest may enjoy the gymnasium’s cardiovascular and resistance equipment at any time during their visit. So bring your friends and enjoy a fun and friendly workout together!

The Kids Orientation Programme will help instill healthy exercise habits in our younger members and give them the confidence they need to adhere to an exercise programme on a regular basis. Fee: $55 per member. For more information regarding the Kids Orientation Programme, please call the Gym at 662200575. FOR ENQUIRIES & BOOKINGS: Please contact the S&R Counter at 6622 0588 or email sports@tanglin-club.org.sg

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Dayan Qigong

‘Wild Goose Breathing Exercise’ Starting Saturday 7 August

“Dayan Qigong”, literally meaning “Wild Goose Breathing Exercise”, is a set of highly salubrious exercises handed down through the ages among exclusive circles of the Kunlun School. Imitating the postures and movements of the wild goose and assimilating the ancient “daoyin” methods, it consists of both vigorous and gentle movements in which motion is alternated with stillness. By stimulating a strong sensation of “qi”, channels and acupoints, it provides an effective in preventing and curing diseases, strengthening the inner vital energy, avoiding premature aging, and extending life. Dayan Qigong helps promote blood circulation and clear “jingmai”, or the passages through which vital energy flows. It is also a self therapy to train the body and mind, and reduce stress and anxiety while improving overall physical fitness, balance and flexibility. Second 64 Forms Every Saturday, from 9am to 10am. First 64 Forms Every Saturday, from 11.30am to 12.30pm. Fee: $60 per month per participant. Minimum of 6 members to start a class.

Restorative Yoga

Every Friday, 11.15am at Studio 2

Upcoming Events for Darts Section Darts Section vs Visiting Teams from Penang & Ipoh Club Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 July at Tangles Time to be confirmed Members vs Staff Friendly Saturday 28 August 3pm to 6pm at Tangles Friendly Game Invitation from Balut Section Thursday 30 September 7pm at the Card Room Darts Team Event followed by Dinner Early September 2010 Games starts 2.30pm Dinner starts 7pm at Tangles More details will be posted soon. Quadrangular Games November / December 2010 More details will be posted soon.

Restorative yoga is a deeply relaxing way of practising yoga. With the use of yoga props such as belts, blocks, blankets, bolsters and chairs, the student is able to achieve the form of the yoga pose without using much muscular strength. This enables the student to hold poses for a greater length of time and facilitates a deep release. Restorative yoga helps to soothe the nervous system, and calm and focus the mind. It is great for remedying jet lag, injuries and onset of cold or flu. It is also a beneficial way to practise yoga during the menstrual cycle or to help counteract the effects of a busy stressful lifestyle. Anyone with neck, shoulder and lower back pain, fatigue after work, common ailments like anxiety, mild depression, stress, insomnia, constipation, migraine and digestive problems, etc. will benefit from this soothing and relaxing class. Ideal for beginners. Fees: Free (UFF Member) & $20 (Non-UFF Member).

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Darts Practice Every Wednesday and Friday, 4.30pm to 7pm at Tangles Darts can be drawn from Tangles Bar.

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pair for the under-19’s and S$50 per pair for the Open and Masters / Veterans categories. Players may enter only one event.

A Major New National Squash Event

The squash committee is introducing a major new tournament open to all players who are resident in Singapore. The Singapore Closed Jumbo Doubles is officially endorsed and positioned by the Singapore Squash Rackets Association as a National Championship event. The tournament will be played at and organised by the Tanglin Club. SICC have kindly agreed to allow usage of their doubles court should the number of entrants require it. The tournament is now planned to run in the third week of August. There will be three age categories: Under-19, Open and Masters (50+). There will an entry fee of S$30 per

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More information will be forthcoming shortly and may be out by the time you read this. You may also contact any of the organising committee: Shane Hagan, Peter Rogers, Lood van Rooyen, Darcy McColl and Brian Dickerson.

International Squash Referees Munir Shah is a long standing section member and a talented player who won our Club Open Singles tournaments in his prime. After experiencing some back problems Munir introduced the “Singles Back Game” – where the ball has to be returned behind the service line to remain in play, with the front of court not used. The penalty for defeat at Munir’s hands (and most opponents fit in this category, despite a generous start) is a can of 100 Plus. Munir very recently retired from Shell after 35 years and 5 months.

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Perhaps less well known by some, Munir is also a highly qualified International Referee and Director of Asian Referees who in 2009 was elected to the Asian Squash Hall of Fame, together with Major S Manaim, a former Malaysian National Champion and coach. They are the first persons to be given this honour. Munir has refereed matches involving many of the great squash players who have been in the top world rankings over the last four decades including: Men: Jonah Barrington, Geoff Hunt, Qamar Zaman, Mohibullah Khan, Gogi Alauddin, Hiddy Jahan, Gamal Awad, Jahangir Khan, Jansher Khan, Chris Dittmar, Rodney Martin, Peter Nicol, Jonathan Power, Amr Shabana, Ramy Ashour, Karim Darwish, Thierry Lincou and Nick


squash Matthew (current World No.1) Ladies: Susan Devoy, Michelle Martin, Sarah Fitzgerald, Liz Irving, Vanessa Atkinson, Rachel Grinham, Natalie Grinham and Nicol David (current World No.1) Munir is not our only on ‘referee star’. Desmond Hill, the De current Singapore cu Squash Rackets Sq Association A President, P is another a longterm section member highly qualified in this area. Desmond’s father, f th Hubert Hill, who was one of Singapore’s first local referees and Chairman of the Singapore Referee Committee in the 1970’s about Desmond. Desmond has been refereeing since the age of 19, and both he and Munir attended classes together leading to qualification as International Referees in the same year in the early 90’s. Desmond went on to become a World Referee in the midlate ‘90’s and retired in 2002. Amongst the world stars of squash whose games Desmond has refereed are: Jonah Barrington, Geoff Hunt,

Qamar Zaman, Mohibulla Khan (both shown in the pic in last month’s article), Magdi Saad, Jahangir Khan, Jansher Khan, Brett Martin, Tristan Nancarrow and Rodney Martin.

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According to the Official World Squash Federation website, there are currently only seven World Referees and 15 International Referees. As Desmond has now retired he is not listed, but Munir’s name features there.

Especially for that section member who commented that all my photos are of perspiring squash players sitting in the Beer Garden quaffing ale, I recently personally risked life and limb - by lying on the floor at the front of the doubles court snapping shots of players in action. According to the trusty Wikipedia, squash balls in play have been measured at speeds of 178 mph (that’s 286 km/h for some of you). Many of my friends have warned me of the risks of a heart attack on the squash court – now I know what they mean! The afore-mentioned member is welcome to take the next batch of pix – I’ll be one of those wielding a racquet!

The Tanglin Club is fortunate to count two such highly-qualified and experienced referees amongst its members.

Junior Coaching Update

Please note the following update to the Junior Coaching programme. Contact our Club Pro Zainal Abidin on 9678 5917, Alan Tan at the S&R Dept on 6622 0571, or alternatively enquire of Squash Sub-Com member Henry Mullen. Date: 10 July to 15 September 2010 (20 lessons per semester). Fee: $200.00. Time: Every Wednesday afternoon (4.30pm to 6pm) & Saturday Morning (9.30am to 11am)

The flooring of single courts 3 and 4 will be undergoing major refurbishment from the 5 to 30 July.

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Section Members Updates

Welcome to new members: Richard Schulte, Craig Davis, Thomas Krogsmyer, Lee Kang Hoe and Zain Fancy. Leaving the Section: Nikki Wise and Robert Fry. Brian Dickerson

Squash Junior Coaching Grab your racquet and see you at the court! Open to Juniors of all ages and experience Limited participants only, so register now!

From 10 July to 15 September Every Wednesday afternoon (4.30pm to 6pm) & Saturday Morning (9.30am to 11am) $200 (per participant for 20 lessons per semester)

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Barclays Annual Championship Friday 27 August Singapore Island Country Club $170 (GOLF SECTION MEMBER) $55 (SECTION MEMBER WITH SICC MEMBERSHIP) DINNER G GUEST: EST: $55 $55 $3 000 IN PRIZES $3,000 PLUS BARCLAYS BLUE JACKET AND SINGAPORE OPEN TICKETS.

We played the American Club in the bi-annual Ryder Cup in June, and sadly had to hand the trophy back as we lost 4 ½ to 3 ½. However, the American Club were fabulous hosts, gracious winners and to get a sense of what a great day it was, below are Jurgen Martens’ and Patrick Kwek’s personal accounts of their matches. Brian Miles and I lost with two holes to go. We were five down after eight holes, and as our opposing team was a singleton playing off scratch, we started wondering whether we had been set up. But just like the economy, in the bat of an eye it all changed and Brian and I made a tremendous comeback to only one down with two to play, whereupon we collapsed and lost the match two and one. Ranjan and I took part in last Friday’s game against the American Club and our opponents played in good spirits and generous sportsmanship. They gave us a good fight, the result was close, two and one, and Ranjan and I were delighted that we contributed a point to the Tanglin Club team. Well done TC for a good fight, thank you to the American Club for organising a great day, and congratulations to our very own Krishna for winning nearest the pin.

Keppel

CHURCHILL ROOM FOR GALA PRIZEGIVING DINNER

As you read this article, 16 of your fellow Members will be reflecting on their performance in our first InterClub quarterly match. Hopefully they will have scored an inaugural win, but if not, then at least they will be several kilos lighter and the proud owners of one of the Barclays shirts that Phil Mickleson wears.

Tanah Merah

The next big event on the calendar is the Annual Tanglin Club Intersection Match. Our General Manager used his influence to obtain a once-in-alife time green fee, and on July 16th we will tee off on the TMCC Tampines course.

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Teams are being entered by most of our Sports Sections, and this year we expect to have new entries from Bridge, Staff and The Wet Bar. The prize-giving dinner will be held at Tangles and will include a Sports Section Trivia Quiz with fabulous prizes. Look out for the posters and email from your convenor and sign up early as places will be limited.

Island

The big one is approaching – the Barclays Annual Championship. And when I say big, it will be just that, as your Committee and Barclays are allocating more funds to this event than ever before. The Champion will receive a coveted Barclays Blue Jacket and a weekend Barclays Open Pavillion pass. Other attractions will be Sime course, lunch, drinks, Barclays shirts, free

lucky draw, and a Gala Dinner in the Churchill Room complete with an indoor golf competition. Plus we have more prizes to give away this year than ever before – Tanglin Club vouchers, Odyssey putters, Cleveland wedges, Nike irons, Callaway fairway woods, cart and stand bags, trolleys, ProV1 balls, gloves and much more. Look out for the notices and posters, and I suggest you sign up fast, as we expect to fill the 30 flights very quickly this year.

Handicap

$160 annual subscription you can maintain an official SGA handicap.

Rangefinders

If you can afford one, you can use it at any of our games.

Shirts

To play in any game organised by the Club other than a social game, a shirt sporting a Tanglin Club logo has to be worn. Some matches such as the Barclays Annual Championship, the free shirt provided is mandatory attire. Chris Claridge Golf Convenor

Any Tanglin Club Golf Section member can play in any of the games we arrange, but only those with a current SGA or USGA handicap are eligible to win prizes. If you do not have a local golf club, then you can sign up with www.mygolfkaki.com where for

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lawn bowls

Anyone not yet seen the new sunshades around the Green? It would seem no expense was spared to bring protection and comfort to lawn bowlers in action, and we are grateful to the Club for enhancing our facility in this way. So those members who have worried about sunburn or sunstroke and have been reluctant to give the game a try might like to throw caution away and join us next week-end for their first lesson. Go on, be adventurous and fit another string to your bow! Recently we’ve had a couple of fun Sundays, one of which was a very special occasion when a team of Staff members, led by Mr Herbert Hofer, took on the might of the Lawn Bowls regulars. Fortunately, in spite of much bending and exercising of back muscles, no obvious injuries occurred other than temporary lack of breath due to laughter. Everyone had a good time, as shown by the accom-

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panying photographs, not least, the Staff who produced some super results. Of the fifteen individual matches, each played over six ends; the Staff were victorious in five and overall scored 69 shots. It had previously been decided to use a handicapping system to the benefit of the Staff, so honours were divided, with the Section taking ten matches with 113 shots and the Staff, whose shot count was doubled, coming out with five matches and 138 shots. On the last Sunday of May, we hosted a group of bowlers from Mount Lawley, Perth. Eighteen visitors, ladies and gentlemen, joined us for a full afternoon of good class bowling. Six rinks were in full flow and there was much give and take. Mt. Lawley came out on top, but it was a closely fought contest. After match hospitality was of the usual high standard, for which we

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must thank the banqueting staff as well as the Tangles Team. Later this year, during our tour to Perth, we hope to contest a return match with the Mount Lawley Club. Our hosts on Sunday 4 July, will be the Singapore Cricket Club when we shall play a friendly on their recently -renovated green. Supporters will be welcome, especially those who can cheer us on. Two weeks later we have a friendly match arranged against the Tanglin Club Squash Section. This will be a “needle” match with no quarter asked or given! Anyone interested in our planned tour to Perth, please make yourself known and get on the participant’s list as soon as you can. John Child


lawn bowls

8 Reasons To Try Lawn Bowls

Bowls... A day to learn... A lifetime to master Individual Faults Having established the basis for a good delivery in preceding articles, let us now examine some of the faults that can creep into your game unless closely monitored. The following list sets out a few of the most common faults that can develop unless checked at once: 1 Lack of good footwork. 2 Placing the front foot off-line. 3 Delivering the bowl with body parallel to the green, with rear leg more or less straight. 4 The wobbling bowl. 5 Bending the elbow at end of swing. 6 The flicker. 7 Lack of follow-through. 8 The croucher. 9 Weight on back foot. 10 Playing too fast.

1. Easy to play from day one, regardless of age 2. Most newcomers get hooked on the game 3. Fun way to exercise and make new friends 4. Join the section for lots of benefits at $5/month 5. Social sessions every Sunday 6. Free use of equipment and free coaching 7. Play as often as you like for free 8. Many and varied events Events include friendly matches, tournaments and overseas tours. Most events are followed by social drinks and food.

Register Now For An Introduction Session Call the Sports & Recreation Office at 6622 0588. There are no costs, special skills, or equipment needed to TRY OUT. Bowls and free coaching are provided to help you get started.

SummerBall at Grand Copthorne Waterfront

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swimming

Swimming Triton League Monday 10 May 2010

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tennis scuba

Incredible Palau

Big Eyes on patrol.

Chandelier Cave: Stalactites.

Sharks parade.

Turtle and Remoras in flight.

Hunting partners: Grouper & Trumpet Fish.

Manta Ray.

Nautilus.

Octopus exhibiting to a mate.

Recently, a couple of divers from the Tanglin Club Scuba Section made a trip to Palau on the liveaboard, Ocean Hunter III. Palau is a chain of idyllic tropical islands, located in westernmost Micronesia, Pacific Ocean. It is well known for its high current dives and at the same time is a good all rounder in offering schools of fish, abundance of large pelagic animals, war time wrecks and caves. The water is gin clear and walls are encrusted with dazzling and colorful corals. It can be considered as one of the top ten diving destinations on this earth and ranks highly on the “to be visited” list of many divers. The signature dive is possibly the world’s most famous fast current adrenaline diveBlue Corner. Here, a rock promontory juts out into the deep water where fast upwelling currents surge across the reef, carrying nutrients that attract schools of fish. Completing the food chain are grey reef sharks, which are probably the most plentiful sharks in Palauan waters. The best way to observe this parade of predators is to use a reef hook to secure yourself to some dead coral. Then you partially inflate your BC and hang there like a kite, enjoying the show of parading sharks, Napoleon Wrasses, schools of Trevallies, Blue Triggers and Pyramid fish. The most photogenic part of Palau is the Rock Islands, to the south west of the capital, Koror. The mosaic of 340 coral limestone islands is surrounded by a barrier reef with spectacular drop-offs, plentiful fish and frequent Manta sightings Chandelier Cave is a quirky dive under the island of Ngairoi. The narrow entrance leads to a series of chambers with thick stalactites and stalagmites. Finally, there is the Jellyfish Lake- a landlocked hidden marine lake, isolated from the sea long ago by geological activity. Free from predation, the ancient jellyfish have lost their stings and evolved into a unique species. The lake is full of them making it one of the world’s weirdest snorkeling sites.

Seafan.

Angel Fish foraging for food.

Photographs and words by Helena Chu

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The Tanglin Club Snappers.

Soft Coral.


bridge & billiards After lunch, players adjourned to the next room for their card game.

Summer Bridge Friday 11 June 2010

A very good turn-out indeed! As always, members and guests were smartly dressed for the occasion.

Thanks to all for helping out in organising this annual event. It was a most enjoyable afternoon!

An international buffet was laid out and almost everyone was pleased with the food and good company.

Lily Lim

Bridge Upcoming Events

Novices Afternoon Every Tuesday, 1pm at the Card Room. Starting 3 August.

Open Pairs Tournament (in lieu of Duplicate Game) Saturday 17 July, 2.30pm, at the Raffles Room. Fee: $15 per pair.

Duplicate Evening Game Wednesday 14 July, 7pm at the Card Room.

Friendly match with SRC

Upcoming Events

Regular Events

A great afternoon of snooker was hosted by SRC. A very big thank you to SRC for kicking off the friendly games: appreciate all the great food and company we enjoyed!

• Tatersall Club, Brisbane 10 July 2010

• Billiards Section Fund Night Thursday 15 July, 7pm FREE (Billiards Section Member) and $16.05 (Non Section Member)

• Penang Club & Royal Ipoh Club Snooker Triangle 17 July 2010

Yew Tak Billiards Section Committee

• Finals of the Resolution Trophy Saturday 24 July

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tennis

Tanglin Club’s July Junior Tennis Camps The ever popular June Holiday Junior Tennis is Camps saw more than 50 Juniors hone theirr tennis skills at the Club on weekday mornings.. Back by popular demand, the Club will be running two more Tanglin Junior Tennis Camps in the month of July 2010 for all Juniors. Once again, the Tennis coaches Ken, Scott, Greg and Angie will be providing quality instruction and personal attention to each Junior! Whether a Junior’s learning basics or honing advanced techniques, the coaches will be challenging them, engaging them, guiding them m and nurturing them. Camp 1

5 to 11 July (Monday through Friday), from 8am to 10am

Camp 2

28 July to 2 June (Monday through Friday). from 8am to 10am

Limited spots only, so register Junior early! Registration Forms are available at the S&R Office and Tennis Office.

Don’t let Junior miss out!

Try Your Luck! at The Tanglin Club Jack Jackpot Room

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RESERVATIONS FORM DAY / DATE / TIME

PRICE

VENUE

Saturday 3 July, 12.30pm to Sunday 4 July, 11.30am

$95 (Member) $100 (Guest)

Jurong Bird Park

DOWN MEMORY LANE

Saturday 17 July 7pm

$45 (Member) & $50 (Guest)

Churchill Room

CHILEAN WINE DINNER

Wednesday 21 July 7.30pm

$88 (with wine) & $68 (without wine)

Churchill Room

Sunday 25 July 11am

$75 (Adult with champagne), $40 (Adult without champagne) & $19.75 (Child below 12)

TRADITIONAL GAMES WE PLAY

Saturday 7 August 11am

$5 (Member) & $7 (Guest)

Draycott Room

NATIONAL DAY BRUNCH

Monday 9 August 11.30am

$40 (Member), $45 (Guest) & $22 (Child)

Churchill Room

NATIONAL DAY DINNER

Monday 9 August 7.30pm

$35 (Member), $40 (Guest) & $18 (Child)

Churchill Room

BEER GARDEN LAUNCH PARTY

Friday 13 August 7pm

$25 (per person) Includes freeflow beer and soft drinks.

Thursday 19 August 7.30pm

$108 (with wine) & $88 (without wine)

Churchill Room

IN CONJUNCTION WITH NATIONAL DAY... “BACK IN TIME”

Friday 20 August 7.30pm

$58 (Member) & $68 (Guest)

Churchill Room

A NIGHT IN ANDALUCIA

Saturday 28 August 7.30pm

$65 (Member) & $70 (Guest)

Churchill Room

TEACHER’S DAY SPECIAL BOOKMARK MAKING

Saturday 28 August 11am

$5 (Member) & $7 (Guest)

Draycott Room

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FAMILY CAMP AT JURONG BIRD PARK

CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH

MODERN CHINESE CUISINE WINE DINNER WITH CHEF YONG

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cinema ALICE IN WONDERLAND - PG 2, 3 & 4 July Family / Fantasy (110 mins) Starring: Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham-Carter Director: Tim Burton Director and subject matter make for a perfect marriage in Tim Burton’s version of the Lewis Carroll classic. ALICE IN WONDERLAND stars frequent Burton collaborator Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter, DEFIANCE’s Mia Wasikowska as Alice, and Anne Hathaway as the White Queen.

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON - PG 9, 10 & 11 July Animation (98 mins) Starring: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, America Ferrera, Craig Ferguson Director: Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders Set in the mythical world of burly Vikings and wild dragons, the action comedy tells the story of Hiccup, a Viking teenager who doesn’t exactly fit in with his tribe’s longstanding tradition of heroic dragon slayers. Hiccup’s world is turned upside down when he encounters a dragon that challenges he and his fellow Vikings to see the world from an entirely different point of view. CRAZY HEART - NC16 16, 17 & 18 July Drama (112 mins) Starring: Jeff Bridges, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Robert Duvall Director: Scott Cooper Bad Blake is a broken-down, hard-living country music singer who’s had way too many marriages, and one too many drinks way too many times. And yet, Bad can’t help but reach for salvation with the help of Jean, a journalist who discovers the real man behind the musician. As he struggles down the road of redemption, Bad learns the hard way just how tough life can be on one man’s crazy heart. GHOST WRITER - NC16 23, 24 & 25 July Thriller (132 mins) Starring: Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, Kim Cattrall, Olivia Williams Director: Roman Polanski When a successful British ghost writer, THE GHOST, agrees to complete the memoirs of former British Prime Minister Adam Lang, his agent assures him it’s the opportunity of a lifetime. But the project seems doomed from the start - not least because his predecessor on the project, Lang’s long-term aide, died in an unfortunate accident. INVICTUS - PG 30, 31 July & 1 August Drama (134 mins) Starring: Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon, Tony Kgoroge, Patrick Mofokeng Director: Clint Eastwood Newly-elected President Mandela knows his nation remains racially and economically divided in the wake of apartheid. Believing he can bring his people together through the universal language of sport, Mandela rallies South Africa’s underdog rugby team as they make an unlikely run to the 1995 World Cup Championship match. UPCOMING MOVIES 6, 7, 8 & 9* August The Hurt Locker

13, 14 & 15 August Mao’s Last Dancer

20, 21 & 22 August My Life In Ruins

27, 28 & 29 August The Last Song

Showtimes: Friday - 8pm • Saturday - 6pm & 9pm • Sunday 2.30pm & 8pm • Film Ratings: G - General viewing • PG - Parental guidance required • NC16 - No children below 16 • M18 - For viewers aged 18 & above • R21 - For adults aged 21 & above • For Enquiries: Please call Reception at 66220555 or visit the website for more information. Tickets can be obtained at Reception. Movie-goers are to be seated 15 minutes before showtime. * Special matinee on 9 August

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