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194905 [2016/06/09 07:26]
kennettj [Safety in the Bush - Lost or Overdue]
194905 [2016/06/09 11:48]
kennettj [Federation Notes - April Meeting]
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 4. Did you say Police Station to No 3 above? If so, you were wrong. Of course, it may not be a bad notion to look in on the constabulary in case some well meaning relative has already set the alarms ringing. But it is most important to save those relatives from distress by going first to the post office and wiring them. (This has not always been done by overdue walkers - be warned) It might not be a bad plot to wire Paddy too - just in case he's organising search parties. After all, your folk may be so relieved to know you're safe, they'​ll forget what -they'​ve started. Paddy, isn't likely to have any emotional reaction on your particular behalf and will cancel search plans if any. 4. Did you say Police Station to No 3 above? If so, you were wrong. Of course, it may not be a bad notion to look in on the constabulary in case some well meaning relative has already set the alarms ringing. But it is most important to save those relatives from distress by going first to the post office and wiring them. (This has not always been done by overdue walkers - be warned) It might not be a bad plot to wire Paddy too - just in case he's organising search parties. After all, your folk may be so relieved to know you're safe, they'​ll forget what -they'​ve started. Paddy, isn't likely to have any emotional reaction on your particular behalf and will cancel search plans if any.
  
-By the way, your people know they must panic only by numbers, I hope? It must be a properly organised panic, with a delayed action fuse so that they don't blow up until you're 24 hours overdue. Of course, , if they manufacture ​McQuackenshawrs ​Krisp Krunchy Dog Biscuits, or Simone Adele'​s Vitrio1 Soap for Baby's Skin, they should lose no time in going to the newspapers. This won't help find you, but they'​ll get wonderful cheap publicity out of it. If they'​ve nothing to sell, and are concerned only about your miserable carcase, It's far better to phone Paddy or the S &R Contact Man (telephone numbers on back of Walks Programme.)+By the way, your people know they must panic only by numbers, I hope? It must be a properly organised panic, with a delayed action fuse so that they don't blow up until you're 24 hours overdue. Of course, , if they manufacture ​McQuackenshaw'​s ​Krisp Krunchy Dog Biscuits, or Simone Adele'​s Vitrio1 Soap for Baby's Skin, they should lose no time in going to the newspapers. This won't help find you, but they'​ll get wonderful cheap publicity out of it. If they'​ve nothing to sell, and are concerned only about your miserable carcase, It's far better to phone Paddy or the S &R Contact Man (telephone numbers on back of Walks Programme.)
  
-About our mapping quiz, now did I hear you say that you don't need to know that rubbish to get by? No you don't - if you're always led, and always stick by that leader. There may come a day When you feel the urge to do something really BIG or NEW - to break unfamiliar ground (to you anyway) - and then there'​s no substitute for knowing, for instance that it should be 261-deg. and 11.5 a m.+About our mapping quiz, now did I hear you say that you don't need to know that rubbish to get by? No you don't - if you're always led, and always stick by that leader. There may come a day when you feel the urge to do something really BIG or NEW - to break unfamiliar ground (to you anyway) - and then there'​s no substitute for knowing, for instance that it should be 261-deg. and 11.5 a m.
  
 By the way, Club membership is about 280. The S&R panel of volunteers that go look for the delayed and battered numbers barely 20 from this Club. Was it of this Churchill said "Never have so many left so much to so few?" Well, was it? By the way, Club membership is about 280. The S&R panel of volunteers that go look for the delayed and battered numbers barely 20 from this Club. Was it of this Churchill said "Never have so many left so much to so few?" Well, was it?
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 A GOOD TIME WAS HAD BY ALL A GOOD TIME WAS HAD BY ALL
  
-Yes, we all had a good trip at Easter, ​biassed ​as we were with the finest weather we have had for years. Kanangra Walls area is getting somewhat the worse for wear. Broken bottles, tins and other disgusting jetsam are to be seen everywhere - even, alas! in places whore the motor tourist is not normally wont to go. By comparison the Kowmung looked lovelier than ever. The wet seasons we have had were reflected in the lush grass end the green serenity of the mountainsides. Dense stands of Casuarina saplings augur well for the replacement of those lovely giants which succumbed to drought and fire in the lean years.+Yes, we all had a good trip at Easter, ​blessed ​as we were with the finest weather we have had for years. Kanangra Walls area is getting somewhat the worse for wear. Broken bottles, tins and other disgusting jetsam are to be seen everywhere - even, alas! in places whore the motor tourist is not normally wont to go. By comparison the Kowmung looked lovelier than ever. The wet seasons we have had were reflected in the lush grass end the green serenity of the mountainsides. Dense stands of Casuarina saplings augur well for the replacement of those lovely giants which succumbed to drought and fire in the lean years.
  
  
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