Everyone understands that Rob's presence and character has set the tone of the group, but he had declared that he wished to stand down at the 2015 AGM, and so he did.
At the meeting of 29th September, a surprised Rob Lock was presented with a gift to mark his retirement as our Chairman.
He was given a year's membership to the Poetry Book Society.
Colin introduced the presentation with a (somewhat dodgy) poem:
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