This year’s IA was held on June 10 in the picturesque Dutch town of Haarlem . It was attended by members and delegates from Germany, India, Kenya, Seychelles, Spain, Tanzania, UK and Zambia. During the holiday week that followed we visited Amsterdam, Utrecht, Leiden, and the royal palace at Apeldoorn. We were able to meet […]
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The Annual Conference of the British Section was held this year in Weymouth on April 9. It was attended by 30 members including, as well as individual members, branch members from Derby, Northampton and Worthing, overseas members from Finland and Spain, and our Vice-President, Dame Mary Richardson DBE. In the evening a visitor gave us an illustrated talk […]
Tanzania’s impressive new website, under the name of Rafiki International Friendship League, has recently gone online. It is well worth a look to see what Kovin Edwards and his colleagues are doing and to read about the objectives which they are planning to achieve. You can find it on http://www.rafiki-ifl.or.tz
In September, twenty-four IFL members attended a holiday weekend in the historic town of Lichfield, once the home of Samuel Johnson (whose Dictionary of the English Language was published in 1755), Erasmus Darwin (grandfather of Charles Darwin), and the famous Shakespearean actor David Garrick. On the Sunday we visited the National Memorial Arboretum, a 150 acre […]
This year’s International Assembly was held in Lisbon and was hosted by IFL Portugal. It was attended by members from Canada, Finland, France, Kenya, Portugal, Seychelles, Sweden, Tanzania and the United Kingdom. Following the Assembly, most of those attending stayed on for the holiday week which included visits to some of Lisbon’s most interesting sites […]
The Annual Conference of the British Section of IFL was held at Sandown, Isle of Wight on Saturday 18th April. This was followed on Sunday by a tour of the island. Twenty-eight members attended including members of Liverpool, Northampton and Worthing Branches and overseas visitors from Canada, Finland and Spain.