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 " ​ ready as always to forget the small difficultiesand unpleasant moments which, after all, contribute to the making of a happy holiday. " ​ ready as always to forget the small difficultiesand unpleasant moments which, after all, contribute to the making of a happy holiday.
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-HEY HELL AND (Could it be Duncant+ 
-Monica 2.+===== Hey, Hell And ? (Could it be Duncan?===== 
 + 
 + 
 +by Monica 2 
 I've just been to Kossi, and it was beaut - lots and lots of snow, blue skies, sunshine, fun and trouble. I've just been to Kossi, and it was beaut - lots and lots of snow, blue skies, sunshine, fun and trouble.
-On the way down we ran into a bit of bother in theshape of fog and hoar frost which froze the windscreen solid and reduced ity to the minimum. Every few miles Bob had to get out and chip the ice off his side of the windscreen so he could see for at least a few miles more.  Finally he gave up and for the last 50 miles to Cooma he drove with his head (with the "​Yak"​ hat in No,5 position) stuck out of the window.+On the way down we ran into a bit of bother in the shape of fog and hoar frost which froze the windscreen solid and reduced ity to the minimum. Every few miles Bob had to get out and chip the ice off his side of the windscreen so he could see for at least a few miles more.  Finally he gave up and for the last 50 miles to Cooma he drove with his head (with the "​Yak"​ hat in No,5 position) stuck out of the window.
 From Cooma up to Smigginsthe sun shone and the breeze breezed and all was bright and gay. But trouble wasn't far away and it came in the shape of a hitching girl and a broken-down bus. Bob pulled up with a scream of brakes 44 and jumped out to see what was.wrong. The startled occupants from the bus scattered to the four winds - they evidently had never seen a "​Duncan"​ dressed in a Yak suit and with a day's growth on face. From Cooma up to Smigginsthe sun shone and the breeze breezed and all was bright and gay. But trouble wasn't far away and it came in the shape of a hitching girl and a broken-down bus. Bob pulled up with a scream of brakes 44 and jumped out to see what was.wrong. The startled occupants from the bus scattered to the four winds - they evidently had never seen a "​Duncan"​ dressed in a Yak suit and with a day's growth on face.
 Half an hour later we started off again loaded down to the gunwhales with two Chalet types. A few miles further along the car started to make queer clanging noises so we stopped hurriedly. Eeek41 the fan was kaput, the engine was boiling and we were in danger of blowing up t An hour later we got going again and eventually made Smiggins where we met the rest of the mob. Half an hour later we started off again loaded down to the gunwhales with two Chalet types. A few miles further along the car started to make queer clanging noises so we stopped hurriedly. Eeek41 the fan was kaput, the engine was boiling and we were in danger of blowing up t An hour later we got going again and eventually made Smiggins where we met the rest of the mob.
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 Finally we got to Cooma and stopped for a meal. The people in the cafe must have had a bit of a shock when we walked int Bob capering about in his "skin of a sacred pie-eyed wombat and a pair of socks, and Marcell and I looking very elegant in baggy ski pants, damp windjackets and our climbing skins wound around our waists. But the meal was super. Finally we got to Cooma and stopped for a meal. The people in the cafe must have had a bit of a shock when we walked int Bob capering about in his "skin of a sacred pie-eyed wombat and a pair of socks, and Marcell and I looking very elegant in baggy ski pants, damp windjackets and our climbing skins wound around our waists. But the meal was super.
 One thing about going to Kossi, you appreciate home when you get back. One thing about going to Kossi, you appreciate home when you get back.
-FEDERATION REPORT, AUGUST ​- Brian Harvey + 
-The President, MrNorman Allen, was in the chair and 20  delegates were present. +===== Federation Report ​August ===== 
-BUSHFIRE FIGHTING ORGANISATION: It was resolved to circularise + 
-Federated clubs requesting names, addresses and telephone numbers of walkers willing to volunteer for bushfire fighting in the Royal +by Brian Harvey 
-National-Park-Heathcote area. With the heavy growth following the rains, fire danger is expected to be high in the coming summer months, + 
-RANGER PATROLS: It also was resolved to ask for volunteers to patrol the Royal National Park at week-ands ​to spread Fire Safety propaganda, +The President, MrNorman Allen, was in the chair and 20 delegates were present. 
-to check dangerous cooking fires, and assist in fire spotting and fire patrol generally, + 
-NARROW NECK: A diversionary track to Clear Hill +**Bushfire Fighting Organisation:** It was resolved to circularise Federated clubs requesting names, addresses and telephone numbers of walkers willing to volunteer for bushfire fighting in the Royal National Park - Heathcote area. With the heavy growth following the rains, fire danger is expected to be high in the coming summer months
-Hill is reported to have been blazed and working to make a permanent track. + 
-FEDERATION BALL: Walkers are reminded that this +**Ranger Patrols:** It also was resolved to ask for volunteers to patrol the Royal National Park at weekends ​to spread Fire Safety propaganda, to check dangerous cooking fires, and assist in fire spotting and fire patrol generally. 
-Australia on Sat., 6th OctEarly bookings will + 
-Club Social Secretaries as the number of tickets +**Narrow Neck:** A diversionary track to Clear Hill over Bushwalkers ​Hill is reported to have been blazed and working to make a permanent track. 
-over Bushwalkers parties are required + 
-will be held at Hotel be necessary with +**Federation Ball:**  ​Walkers are reminded that this will be held at Hotel Australia on Sat., 6th Oct.  ​Early bookings will be necessary with Club Social Secretaries as the number of tickets is limited.
-is limited.+
  
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