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Anne of Cleavage
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IAH2007, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, 31st August - 3rd September 2007
Blue Danube H3 River Cruise, 9th - 16th September 2007
Porquerolles Away Weekend, 21st - 23rd September 2007
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Perth Interhash, 21st - 23rd March 2008
Whoresin's Wet and Wild
We are famous for being a 'running club with a drinking problem', or a 'drinking club with a running problem?'
But at the last 'HASH' you cannot help thinking we now are a club with an 'attitude' problem.
Mind you, it is August. It is the 'South of France' and the Club deserves a holiday as too.
We assembled in the country-side above 'Pre du Lac', with a soft breeze blowing and the sweet sound of a thousand go-karts screaming around the track beside us.
It seemed like one go kart had come off the track. In fact it was rally driver 'Padre' and co-pilot 'Big End' arriving and not managing to be late. This was the fastest act we saw on this HASH and that was them parking their car.
Our HARE arrived, looking far too stylish and composed in a 'Tiger Woods Final Day' red polo shirt and smart khaki casual shorts suspiciously lacking in sweat and traces of flour.
A sigh of relief was heard as it became clear that the purpose of the run was to allow just enough time for the many helpers to get the luncheon ready by the Pool.
A few runners dashed off, kicking up an untidy cloud of dust whilst the walkers slowly ambled along to the view point.
There were one of two checks, here and there, though we did not pay much attention to them.
Within what seemed minutes, we were at the top, admiring the beautiful scenery below.
Returning down the hill and around a few bushes, we were just about working up a sweat when we spotted the beer car.
In keeping with the order of the day, some ignored the beer and went for the 'Gin and Tonics' expertly mixed by 'Dingus'
It took just a couple of gulps for the conversation to drastically deteriorate to a level only understood by those in the gin haze, mostly 'HARRIETTES', encouraged by our visitors from 'Milton Keynes'.
It is of course entirely 'Dingus' fault for not keeping us in practice with the 'Gins and Tonics'.
About 4 hours later, the Walkers arrived and the party started again.
This extra time gave the Runners the opportunity to sample a vast assortment of goodies provided by 'Virgin Mouth'. In this week's collection we had 'Crunchy Bars on Ice!'
It was at this point most of the Runners felt a slight 'twinge' of guilt, instead of muscle pain and decided that we should run the first half again to make space for the party food later.
Even the 'Circle as uncharacteristically short this time, finishing with a quick nomination of the 'Shit of the Week' actually going to the 'HARE' himself for misdirecting a 'Visitor', telling him to call 'Piedo' and giving him the number of a police station. Hmm!
'Down Downs' in honour of the following:
'Padre and Big End' for skiving off work
'No Satisfaction' for squeezing it in the wrong place
'Tinkerbell' gin stops it from becoming hard
'Farty Bum' , 'Cum Cum, 'Pedo' and 'No Satisfaction' for no mugs
'Big End' who has not had it long and hard for a week
'Pedo' and 'Perpetch' for birthdays
'Returners' great to see you all 'RoadRunner' et all
'Mad Max and 'Fairy Plunger' for demanding democracy
4 'Virgins' Sam, Bill and two others
What we did not know was that the HASH was just about to start.
Between all of us and the fantastic food prepared by the pool, was a near vertical climb up to 'Oarsin's villa.
Thanks to 'Oarsin' and Kathy, who's HASH name I have forgotten and to all of you who so generously contributed your time and culinary skills to a superb buffet.
A special thanks to 'Oarsin' for an easy run, as the climb to the house was a killer.
Also see the Receeding Hare Line!
Anne of Cleavage