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195806 [2016/04/25 05:19]
kennettj [At Our May Meeting]
195806 [2016/04/25 05:22] (current)
kennettj [The Smoke of Their Passing]
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 I must have had aquatic amnesia, for my mind is a blank until 4.45 p m., when John Sorefoot and I were to be seen lounging in the grass at the mouth of Galong Ck, John answered my querulous look by saying, "​We'​re in front."​ "Of course,"​ said I. "I made a mental note to be the first in camp tonight, and my tent goes right there on that lush patch of lawn." I must have had aquatic amnesia, for my mind is a blank until 4.45 p m., when John Sorefoot and I were to be seen lounging in the grass at the mouth of Galong Ck, John answered my querulous look by saying, "​We'​re in front."​ "Of course,"​ said I. "I made a mental note to be the first in camp tonight, and my tent goes right there on that lush patch of lawn."
  
-Having picked the site I departed up the creek to gather firewood. ​A1as I omitted to mark the spot, "​Reserved for an old retired member,"​ and by the time I got back Peter Cummings had a tent peg where my hip would have gone and a fire where my feet were to rest. Foiled again.+Having picked the site I departed up the creek to gather firewood. ​Alas I omitted to mark the spot, "​Reserved for an old retired member,"​ and by the time I got back Peter Cummings had a tent peg where my hip would have gone and a fire where my feet were to rest. Foiled again.
  
 Breakfast next morning was interrupted by the rugby league whistle and the public address system. Breakfast next morning was interrupted by the rugby league whistle and the public address system.
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 the presence of The Law at an adjacent table we were soon washing down our fillets mignon with beer and hock. the presence of The Law at an adjacent table we were soon washing down our fillets mignon with beer and hock.
  
-The walk was overbut if you think this is the end of the story you're wrong. It goes on for a long time yet - hilarity every time we meet in the club; chuckles over kodachromes at odd times; and I still haven'​t got all the grass seeds out of my sox. In fact, the story is probably just beginning, because I give notice of a motion at the next Annual General to appoint Messrs. Baker and Ferguson as honorary chauffeurs to official test walks and Brian Harvey as permanent honorary organiser of post-walk catering at the All British. ​+The walk was over but if you think this is the end of the story you're wrong. It goes on for a long time yet - hilarity every time we meet in the club; chuckles over kodachromes at odd times; and I still haven'​t got all the grass seeds out of my sox. In fact, the story is probably just beginning, because I give notice of a motion at the next Annual General to appoint Messrs. Baker and Ferguson as honorary chauffeurs to official test walks and Brian Harvey as permanent honorary organiser of post-walk catering at the All British. ​
  
 And I'm sure that all my companions on that trip will carry with acclamation (magno clamor) my vote of thanks to an excellent leader. And I'm sure that all my companions on that trip will carry with acclamation (magno clamor) my vote of thanks to an excellent leader.
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