Saturday, November 04, 2006

Curling at the Thornhill Country Club, Toronto, ON

Gord and went curling this afternoon at the Thornhill Country Club ... it was a Single Horizons' event and there were almost 30 of us.

Neither Gord nor I had curled before but it was something we'd been wanting to try.

We had a lesson for a couple hours ...

Our instructor - he made it look so easy!
Our group training for the Olympics?
My technique doesn't look bad
(I curl left-handed though I'm right-handed)

Neither does Gord's

We played a couple games afterwards. Gord's team came in third (they played against my team).

At the last minute before we left home, I had changed into a sweater. And I'm glad I did. My feet were really cold and I wished I'd worn warmer socks and heavier shoes. Duh! We're playing on ice!!

Afterwards we had supper in the Briar Lounge ... curried mango soup, flank steak with cognac peppercorn sauce, mashed potatoes, green beans and vanilla ice cream with apple and raisin compote ... very yummy!

7 comments:

Heather said...

I've always wanted to try curling... maybe this winter we'll finally do it! Looks like fun!

Mandy said...

My sister in law and brother in law belong to a curling club in Gananoque. They love it! I always wanted to try it too.

Lisa said...

Looks like so much fun! We don't do much curling here in the U.S. Honestly, I don't quite get the rules of it, but it's fun to watch.

OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

I feel really stupid, but I don't know what curling is..! Never heard of it. (lol) It looks like fun!

Season said...

That looks like fun! Different, but fun. I would never think to do something like that.

Tracy said...

Looks like fun. I don't think they have curling in Texas....at least not readily available to the masses like that....glad you had fun. After you win the GOLD I want your autograph.

TCN said...

Curling in Texas? Of course there is:

houstoncurling.com
dfwcurling.com