A film-maker extraordinaire

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This month's presentation was by Jim Ford, and featured a series of short films by Geoffrey Jones, who in the 70s and 80s was a pioneering freelance film producer, working by clients such as Shell and British Transport Films.

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His output was small in quantity but high in quality, featuring painstakingly-edited musical soundtracks rather than spoken commentary, and all the better for that.

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Afterwards Jim served one of Fiona's famous hotpots, the lady in question being otherwise engaged in important medical work in east Lancashire. Fortunately she returned in time to partake of her creation, which seemed only fair.