Spookily good cakes.
There are obviously some budding cake designers amongst the SILC ladies! We had a fab morning making Halloween themed cupcakes under the expert guidance of cake designer extraordinaire - Aakriti Gupta Sultania
The original SILC logo
While sorting through a large box of past SILC newsletters today, I came across this interesting page about how the original SILC logo was designed. It was created in 1993 by an Australian lady, Annette Hoare and the article explains the thinking behind the design. Our new logo has been designed to be more flexible with todays social media and following a survey amongst the committee last year, it was decided to keep the house for our new modern logo. So thank you to Annett
Muay Thai Boxing tryout
Eight ladies descended on Master Toddy's Boxing Academy this morning for a rather different start to the week. But no one regretted the decision after the class. We learnt so much from the master and his willing tutors. We defy anyone to get on the wrong side of us now! (Well, once we have recovered that is!).
Sunshine, showers & flowers!
After a very slow and wet start to the day, a bunch of eager SILC ladies met at Chatuchak Flower Market for our latest grand day out. The sun came out as we arrived and although there were the odd spots of rain, it didn't dampen our enthusiasm for shopping and admiring the beautiful plants! The biggest downpour just happened to coincide with our coffee break, nicely timed! The flower market is on Wednesdays & Thursdays and is very popular. You can walk around the roads in
Oil donation to the Klong Toey Slums
For many years now SILC Welfare ladies Kay and Marianne have visited the Klong Toey Slums every two weeks to distribute oil, rice, tinned fish and a few other basics to those really in need. This project was in conjunction with Sister Joan who knew exactly who was in most need of the supplies - the elderly above 60 years and disabled in the Rongmoo area. A few years ago a restriction was placed on the amount of bottles of oil you could purchase at the supermarkets and this