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    I did nearly buy one last year, but I still don’t get it, you will have to explain the advantages at barrow

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    Quote Originally Posted by davidfletcher View Post
    I did nearly buy one last year, but I still don’t get it, you will have to explain the advantages at barrow
    Err....?

    We're all intrigued about what you nearly bought now David!

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    Quote Originally Posted by davidfletcher View Post
    I did nearly buy one last year, but I still don’t get it, you will have to explain the advantages at barrow
    I will, Dave. Oh, you mean i have to be specific? I'll just have to think of some!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mal Grey View Post
    Err....?

    We're all intrigued about what you nearly bought now David!
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    "Reet lads get this sorted reet the noo, else it's a Rab C Nesbit frae me...and I'll tell you the noo, ye wee bassa's, me an' ma Mary hen'll sort ye reet oot, the lot a ya!"
    (Dave, what did you buy?)
    Keep yer paddles wet, and powder dry....

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    Love the kilt, not sure if I'd be brave enough to wear one in public though 🤔

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    Quote Originally Posted by Simms View Post






    Just trying out the new Fire Pan, ready for Barrow & the season.
    Getting SKS envy
    Sewboat
    aka mrs rimfire

    I can sew anything.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bonarmbj View Post
    "Reet lads get this sorted reet the noo, else it's a Rab C Nesbit frae me...and I'll tell you the noo, ye wee bassa's, me an' ma Mary hen'll sort ye reet oot, the lot a ya!"
    (Dave, what did you buy?)
    Reet.

    Quote Originally Posted by Ditch Crawler View Post
    Love the kilt, not sure if I'd be brave enough to wear one in public though 樂
    What is it with the kilt thing .... i wouldn't wear a pair of "Speedo's" or trousers hanging down around my a*^e, but some people do.


    Quote Originally Posted by Sewboat View Post
    Getting SKS envy

    Sorry Sewboat
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    I'm a bit self conscious, but I'm now thinking that because it gets so hot in the boat in summer (narrow not canoe), that wearing a kilt could be a good option and will probably look better on the towpath than a pair of budgie smugglers, I recon i might buy one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ditch Crawler View Post
    I'm a bit self conscious, but I'm now thinking that because it gets so hot in the boat in summer (narrow not canoe), that wearing a kilt could be a good option and will probably look better on the towpath than a pair of budgie smugglers, I recon i might buy one.
    You've got to give it a try .... They are very comfortable and in a narrow boat it would be more airy.

    This kilt thing all stemmed from getting married, last year and deciding to wear kilt attire ...



    I'll be wearing mine at Barrow.
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    i must admit that iv'e always admired kilts, but until you posted the photo iv'e never seen a utility one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ditch Crawler View Post
    i must admit that iv'e always admired kilts, but until you posted the photo iv'e never seen a utility one.
    Dave, eBay.
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    Kilts and canoes, there's a connection here somewhere, and it really works!

    "A Scot's Whahey!"


    With the Black Watch on Google Watch!

    Mal, if you wrangle a decent discount on 'a group purchase' of Black Watch Kilts, and maybe,even some of those flat caps aswell ...Then pls. put my mane at the top of the list, whilst I make inroads now into gathering a permission from the Regimental Association, fi a few gatherings now planned in their colours...

    Failing that of course, then it'll just be the usual stereotypical....

    Ken ripping the mickey out of less fortunates once again!

    I think Kilts are a great idea... whatever the occasion!....

    Along with the likes of Irn Bru, Arbroath Smokies, Haggis Neaps and Tatties, and deep-fried Mars Bars - hell yeah, I love 'em all!

    Just gotta' keep paddling now, to keep the pounds off!
    Keep yer paddles wet, and powder dry....

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    Simms,
    That's a stunning wedding photo!
    Keep yer paddles wet, and powder dry....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bonarmbj View Post
    Simms,
    That's a stunning wedding photo!
    Thank you MB. The "Help For Heroes" Tartan as i have no Scottish in me.

    As for "Deep fried Mars Bars" ...... not sure about them, I've had a Deep fried "Snake 'n' Pygmy" pie ...... never again.
    Last edited by Simms; 15th-May-2018 at 07:36 AM. Reason: add comment
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    Quote Originally Posted by Simms View Post
    Dave, eBay.

    Ordered my Kilt today, after spending the afternoon cooking on the boat (me, not food), it seems a very sensible option.

    Lovely wedding photo Simms, It must have been a very special day for you both ?.

    Jerry...note Jerry not Dave

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ditch Crawler View Post
    Ordered my Kilt today, after spending the afternoon cooking on the boat (me, not food), it seems a very sensible option.

    Lovely wedding photo Simms, It must have been a very special day for you both ?.

    Jerry...note Jerry not Dave
    Sorry Jerry, don't know where i got Dave from .

    It was a wonderful day, one of those that you never forget.
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    Hi All, is the event still open? and can we camp in a caravan? (used to camping on a Field with Water and Toilet Waste disposal only).

    thanks and regards

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    Quote Originally Posted by pjaway View Post
    Hi All, is the event still open? and can we camp in a caravan? (used to camping on a Field with Water and Toilet Waste disposal only).

    thanks and regards

    Paul
    Hi Paul,

    Yep, it's still on. Not sure about caravan in the field, as there's no water or waste disposal. There is a camp site, just across the bridge "Proctor Park" rates seem reasonable.
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    We've had motor home type vehicles on the field before, and I've seen caravans on the hard standing at the pub. I guess a quick question to Colin ?. It's quite a tight turn into the field, and not super flat. Proctors [http://www.proctorspark.com] is a caravan park, with hookups, water, showers, but I've never used, or even been 'inside' reviews are deffo mixed.

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    I hope to be there in my camper but it is 4wd.

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    Yeah but does it have a central diff with diff lock and lockers on diffs on each axel?
    As if not, it's just one wheel drive

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    Quote Originally Posted by davidfletcher View Post
    Nice skirt sir!

    Its a Kilt, it only becomes a skirt if you wear underwear

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ditch Crawler View Post
    Its a Kilt, it only becomes a skirt if you wear underwear
    Kilt, most of the time, skirt, some of the time!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Simms View Post
    Kilt, most of the time, skirt, some of the time!
    "Ooh er missus!" - brilliant!

    Mal, yoo oot there fella, reading this?

    In need now of a kilt, Black Watch or other.....Help!

    Bonar Mc B
    Last edited by Bonarmbj; 31st-May-2018 at 01:26 AM. Reason: There is insufficient information to answer this question.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bonarmbj View Post
    "Ooh er missus!" - brilliant!

    Mal, yoo oot there fella, reading this?

    In need now of a kilt, Black Watch or other.....Help!

    Bonar Mc B

    ebay - Traditional-Mens-5-Yard-Scottish-Kilt

    Try this
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    Quote Originally Posted by Simms View Post



    Or this..... https://www.tartanista.co.uk/men/kilts/value-kilts.html

    brilliant company to deal with, highly recommended

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    Many thanks lads, and very much appreciated! I'm on it now... like a bonnet!

    (Haven't heard back from Brother Maldoon in a while the noo, so hope all is well in his encampment...)

    In the meantime, I'll now order my 5 yards of the finest Blackwatch! ( I don't know how to do a link here, as computers, facebook, twitter etc and smartphones are not really my thing...But. I somehow manage get along! ) - Check out now The Black Watch Parade the Royal Mile Edinburgh on Youtube....

    (If somebody here more adept to the magics of modern technology could add that link to this post.... I would be most grateful )

    Bonar Mc B

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    A quick one now, afore I go...

    If kilts are it for this coming meet, then urgent message needs to be sent to Andy & Cilla...and their wee broon dog! (that's actually black, and by now probably no longer wee! )

    The Loggers 158....

    Honorary Jocks, without a shadow of a doubt! (That's Haggis there in their hands!)

    Almost Burns Night on the Nene...

    Which almost rhymes with frostbite on the knees on the Nene!


    All we need now is some crossed swords and a piper!

    Working now on the crossed swords...

    ..and a pop-up Piper!

    Probably best now for all , if I pipe down for a while!

    Bonar Mc B
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bonarmbj View Post
    Many thanks lads, and very much appreciated! I'm on it now... like a bonnet!

    (Haven't heard back from Brother Maldoon in a while the noo, so hope all is well in his encampment...)

    In the meantime, I'll now order my 5 yards of the finest Blackwatch! ( I don't know how to do a link here, as computers, facebook, twitter etc and smartphones are not really my thing...But. I somehow manage get along! ) - Check out now The Black Watch Parade the Royal Mile Edinburgh on Youtube....

    (If somebody here more adept to the magics of modern technology could add that link to this post.... I would be most grateful )

    Bonar Mc B
    https://youtu.be/P2gDkcpYnMc

    There you go, Bonarmbj Mc B
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bonarmbj View Post

    I'll try this one again...

    "We're definitely getting there fellas!, and I've now narrowed it down to either Afghan Lamb K....."

    Afghan Lamb Kebabs or Curry Goat Rice 'n' Beans!
    Well, ladies (Skirts) & gentlemen (Kilts), it's the 1st of June and only 21 days to go to Midsummers /, so we need approx numbers and decide what the menu is and let Bonarmjb know, so he can start organising another "Michelin star" meal .

    So far we have,

    1. Simms + 1 (The boss)
    2. Hemlock
    3. Jewels
    4. Cankay
    5. carbon
    6. kmac
    7. MB
    8. davidfletcher


    Maybe list:
    1. Mal grey +dad
    2. bigyellowtractor

    I must admit, after reading your adventures and gazing at the pictures, i'm looking forward to meeting you all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Simms View Post
    Well, ladies (Skirts) & gentlemen (Kilts), it's the 1st of June and only 21 days to go to Midsummers /, so we need approx numbers and decide what the menu is and let Bonarmjb know, so he can start organising another "Michelin star" meal .

    So far we have,

    1. Simms + 1 (The boss)
    2. Hemlock
    3. Jewels
    4. Cankay
    5. carbon
    6. kmac
    7. MB
    8. davidfletcher
    9. Sirus


    Maybe list:
    1. Mal grey +dad
    2. bigyellowtractor

    I must admit, after reading your adventures and gazing at the pictures, i'm looking forward to meeting you all.

    Me too.

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    Hi Simms, all,

    Do peeps want the Room With A View or happy (ish) with Pub facilities?

    Kinda offa ofa loo in lieu of a kilt.

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    Room always goes down well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cankay.org.uk View Post
    Hi Simms, all,

    Do peeps want the Room With A View or happy (ish) with Pub facilities?

    Kinda offa ofa loo in lieu of a kilt.
    May be an idea,

    Where was one hired from on "The Big Meet" (can you remember) or did Colin arrange it?

    Are they expensive?
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    Quote Originally Posted by davidfletcher View Post
    funny, I thought kilts where tartan, to be worn on burns night!
    From here on in Fletch, if you are in possession of a canoe, and close to a recently paddled-in bankside field kitchen and enjoy eating outdoors, whilst wearing a pith helmet or Tam o'Shanter or even a Tartan bobble hat....and maybe a Black Watch Kilt to boot - it'll be Burns' Night whatever the occasion,and I know you'll love it, we all will!! ( and I'll be happy with that! )

    Come along, we're now bucking the trend! (and words very much to that effect!)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Simms View Post
    May be an idea,

    Where was one hired from on "The Big Meet" (can you remember) or did Colin arrange it?

    Are they expensive?
    If I remember correctly..

    It was about 5p a poo!

    ..and 25p per poo if you wanted a decent mornings upstream view! ( ....worth every penny spent! )

    A Room with a View! (The origins of..)
    Last edited by Bonarmbj; 3rd-June-2018 at 02:09 AM.
    Keep yer paddles wet, and powder dry....

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    Quote Originally Posted by cankay.org.uk View Post
    Hi Simms, all,

    Do peeps want the Room With A View or happy (ish) with Pub facilities?

    Kinda offa ofa loo in lieu of a kilt.
    Bring the room that offers a view, at 25p per pooh! - as there is nae 'in lieu' of a kilt fella !

    You, of all pepes should know this !

    Will only let ya' off if ye thrown in a Tartan Poo tent made of Bricks!
    Keep yer paddles wet, and powder dry....

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    Hi Simms,

    Mark's photo do indeed show the 'room with a view' - it's a portable platstic loo over a hole that gets filled in at the end. Kinda an extra convenience convenience. Inside Pub ones are best when its open, Outside pub ones are useable, just a minor trek after a few tins.

    The ones we hired we the biggish meet were from Thistle Loo Hire, cost £168 (inc vat) for two - they were pretty good quality - for 2 days (although we had them for the best part of 4 days :-)) - if there were 20+ peeps with their name down for this, it may be worth considering getting one in, but a bit over the top (or is that under the bottom?) at the mo.

    Details though if you want them:

    Address: Brindley Rd, Dodwells Bridge Industrial Estate, Hinckley LE10 3BY
    Phone: 01455 230616
    Web: http://www.thistleloohire.com/


    Bring the room that offers a view, at 25p per pooh! - as there is nae 'in lieu' of a kilt fella !
    So would that be individual poo, or per session?


    Actually now you mention it, as I'm still raising/donating dosh for Outward Bound Trust charity I could pop in a voluntary donation tin, and not tell them how the money is being raised?

    Cheers
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bonarmbj View Post
    From here on in Fletch, if you are in possession of a canoe, and close to a recently paddled-in bankside field kitchen and enjoy eating outdoors, whilst wearing a pith helmet or Tam o'Shanter or even a Tartan bobble hat....and maybe a Black Watch Kilt to boot - it'll be Burns' Night whatever the occasion,and I know you'll love it, we all will!! ( and I'll be happy with that! )

    Come along, we're now bucking the trend! (and words very much to that effect!)
    hi mark, how’s you? Apparently, there is a “ fletcher” tartan, will have to look into it, see you in June, have some ceilings to put up in northern Spain first! Really looking forward to that! Not!

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    Jon,
    As it stands far so far, even if we all make 'a statutory drop' that week-end....you'll only going home with a fiver! (Sorry to to be talking shi-ite once again this evening!)

    Fletch,
    Putting up ceilings in northern Spain has got to be a lot better than being an unwilling participant in the annual M5 Summer Festival of Traffic! ( A 40 mile northbound jam between Exeter and Weston Super Mare just the the other day! - Pure Hell for everyone caught up in it! )

    Getting back now to the original post.......
    As I continue to hold back and stifle the immense fear of being able to actually produce what I have said so far!
    Keep yer paddles wet, and powder dry....

    MB

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    Mr. Simms,

    Re. Getting back now to the original post.......
    As I continue to hold back and stifle the immense fear of being able to actually produce what I have said so far!

    Take this as just a mere moment of sudden knee- trembling...., that I have since conquered!


    I'm now standing in the door, and the red light is on!

    Sgt. Major Bonar Mc B.

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    Stand by Your Beds!
    Sgt. Major Bonar Mc B reporting for duty, Saah!

    All present and correct, and ready for duty anywhere around the globe!

    Praying now for a decent mission to come in, before the annual 'Death by Garden Centre' drains the life out of me once again this year!

    Sgt. Major Bonar Mc B

    " Sort that picture out you slovenly lot you! It's by the left, left, left , right, left, as it's always been... Sort it out now!"


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    Simms,
    A quick one now on the proposed menu & Michelin Stars, whilst I have the chance, as shortly I'll be once again back on the treadmill!

    I now have a Persian Lamb & Afghan Mutton Kebab strategy, which also includes a Veggie Haggis Baked Potato option for 3- 4. All with a lots of stuff that I have done before, and a lot that I haven't!

    So, it's fair to say that I'll be reaching in deep in to that 'Prayer books & Ammunition' crate as I go along, to save my knees from wobbling!

    Or just asking for a lot of help from the names seen so far on the list, who's food that I have been so very fortunate to taste and enjoy along the way......the real Michelin Stars!
    Keep yer paddles wet, and powder dry....

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    Or just asking for a lot of help from the names seen so far on the list
    You can certainly add my name to a volunteers list.

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    I am also happy to help Mark. I can cook, or prepare chai or just keep the kitchen staff entertained

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    I approve wholeheartedly of this endeavour.

    Weekend is currently booked out with Mrs doing stuff to actually help the community etc etc.

    I shall commence negotiations to convince her that this is a better use of everyone's time...

    Those attending
    1. Simms + 1 (The boss)
    2. Hemlock
    3. Jewels
    4. Cankay
    5. carbon
    6. kmac
    7. MB
    8. davidfletcher


    Maybe list:
    1. Mal grey +dad
    2. bigyellowtractor
    3= Sirus, almost deffo coming.
    3= Ditch crawler
    4. Bobbing Ben +Minions - Definitely Friday-Saturday, maybe Saturday-Sunday
    I refuse to let the fact that I haven't got a clue what I'm doing hold me back in any aspect of my life.

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    Mrs is not as good a person as I thought...

    Those attending

    1. Simms + 1 (The boss)
    2. Hemlock
    3. Jewels
    4. Cankay
    5. carbon
    6. kmac
    7. MB
    8. davidfletcher
    9.
    Sirus, deffo coming
    10. Bobbing Ben +Minions


    Maybe list:
    1. Mal grey +dad
    2. bigyellowtractor

    3= Ditch crawler
    Last edited by Bobbing Ben; 4th-June-2018 at 11:55 AM. Reason: Sorry Sirus!
    I refuse to let the fact that I haven't got a clue what I'm doing hold me back in any aspect of my life.

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    Simms & Sewboat...please don't leave all the cooking stuff to me fellas , as I can see from your pics that you're both very much well up there & with it ! Love it!
    Happy now to trade notes on the day!

    Simms,
    At present I'm still negotiating 'my working hours' on Friday 22/06 and will push now very much for an early finish that day....which will then mean a mid-to late-ish Saturday morning-cum afternoon arrival at Barrow for me. So, I may miss the main paddle.....don't wait for me!

    When I get there, I'll just get on with supper plan.... in a very much kilted manner!!

    Sgt. Major Bonar Mc B

    P.S.
    Jon, Ken you're both back on hire this evening for this mission fellas. to help save my knees from buckling under the pressure! .....It's just what friends are for! (Happy now to take the earache around the campfire that's sure to come! )

    MB and out..
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    Keep yer paddles wet, and powder dry....

    MB

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    Bonarmbj, many apologies but we have managed to get double booked already for that weekend and cannot make it. Otherwise I would be willing to contribute to the to the cooking - I have known fights to breakout behind my back when serving campfire cooked steamed syrup pudding!
    Rimfire has his own blue bonnet and several swords that could be crossed, but you won’t catch him in a kilt because he is a lowlander!
    Hope to meet up with folks on another occasion.
    Sewboat
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    I can sew anything.

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    Hi Kilt & Skirts,

    The Mess

    Mark,

    no problem about the cooking side.

    We'll be bringing the Firepan and 8 & 6ltr, dutch ovens, a wok, so even if it means peeps bringing their own food, and cooking it on the fire, no problems.

    If you need supplies Sar'nt Major, just let us know what's needed. I'm sure peeps would be willing the bring various bit for a meal.

    The Kasi

    Jon,

    We have one of those camping kasi's (toilet) but no tent, at the mo. So is the "hole in the ground" an option?, if not there is a bucket that fit in it.

    Saturdays exercise

    Mark, nearer the time i'll PM you my mobile, so on the Saturday you can update on your ETA and we can give you a sitrep from the FOB.

    Simon.
    Simms ..

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    We have one of those camping kasi's (toilet) but no tent, at the mo. So is the "hole in the ground" an option?, if not there is a bucket that fit in it.
    I've a loo, tent and spade. - yup digging a hole (and filling it in afterwards is fine by d'management).

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    We've just go a tent, too and i got a spade too, so that's sorted.
    Simms ..

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    Seems to have gone a little quiet on the Bonarmbj Western Front.... So, now sending over a few salvos! (Keep yer heeds doon fellas! )

    Simms, I'm very much now packed noo, and ready tae go!
    (My Black Watch kilt arrived last week! )

    Lets just hope now that when I get home from this mission, that that evil little stone gnome hasn't jumped up and casually leaked on my freshly planted mint! (You know what gnomes are like! )

    Whilst living in hope....

    I've naturally had a little pre-mission rehearsal....

    Which went quite well!

    So, very much now updating...and confirming that I can put on some Punjabi Lamb Kebabs with most, if not all,of the associated whistles and bells for up to 10-12 paddlers.
    (With the above mentioned 'Veggie Haggis Jacket Potatoes' now off the menu....due to my ability of actually being able to chew gum and walk in a straight line simultaneously! - Though I may get there one day!

    Ken, Jon,
    Gonna' need your help fellas!

    Ken: I'll bring along all the ingredients, but will very much need your expertise with the fresh onion and tomato relish (Hairy Bikers recipe) and pls. bring along your homemade coriander & chilli chutney with the pistachio oil - Absolutely loved it last time! .....

    and don't forget the Masala Chai! (It's legendary! )

    Jon: Can you bring along your cast-iron griddle plate to help with the warming of the flatbreads that accompany the kebabs. I'll be bringing mine, and together we should be able to knock out a few warmed flatbreads in industrial scales!

    If there's any more, I'll let you know.....keeping my nose close to the planing board....

    Bombardment over!

    Stand Down.
    Keep yer paddles wet, and powder dry....

    MB

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    That grub looks most awesome.

    Can you bring along your cast-iron griddle plate to help with the warming of the flatbreads
    yup, no probs, we'ld also like to contribute come cakeage to the proceedings ....

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    Hi Mark, will bring corriander chutney and masala chai.
    There's no pistachio oil, just actual ground pistachio nuts. I guess grinding them releases their oil.
    No probs with knocking up (woof-woof) the tomato and onion relish as well.

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    Mr. Simms,
    It now looks as if you've got yourself a battle plan Sir!


    WO 2 Bonar Mc B


    P.S.
    Sirus (Pete)
    Naturally, I assume that you will be tenting this weekend in question in that new super tent of yours......and if so, would there be any chance of you also bringing along your tarp and camping sticks, so that we can knock-up a communal dining area, just in case the weather turns against us... (I was about to say inclement, but that sounds way too posh for me! )

    And best now that I probably refrain from using the term 'knock-up' in any future correspondence, so as to keep Ken from getting a little too over excited!
    Keep yer paddles wet, and powder dry....

    MB

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bonarmbj View Post
    Mr. Simms,
    It now looks as if you've got yourself a battle plan Sir!


    WO 2 Bonar Mc B


    P.S.
    Sirus (Pete)
    Naturally, I assume that you will be tenting this weekend in question in that new super tent of yours......and if so, would there be any chance of you also bringing along your tarp and camping sticks, so that we can knock-up a communal dining area, just in case the weather turns against us... (I was about to say inclement, but that sounds way too posh for me! )

    And best now that I probably refrain from using the term 'knock-up' in any future correspondence, so as to keep Ken from getting a little too over excited!
    Would onion bhaji’s ( minus the spam ) go with this meal, happy to make if you like, yogurt and mint dip also

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    David,
    Absolutely!

    Got home early tonight, for once, and already feeling a little guilty about letting down the veggie fraternity that maybe wanting to come along by cancelling the Veggie Haggis option....

    Have just spent the last 2hrs reviewing a Mushroom Curry Jacket Potato option for up to 4....and now very much trying to work out how I'm going to fit it in!

    Will try though!

    So, as you can imagine any offer such as yours is more than welcome!

    Thanks Dave!
    Keep yer paddles wet, and powder dry....

    MB

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    Those attending
    1. Simms + 1 (The boss)
    2. Hemlock
    3. Jewels
    4. Cankay
    5. carbon
    6. kmac
    7. MB
    8. davidfletcher
    9. Sirus, deffo coming
    10. Bobbing Ben +Minions
    11. Mal (some or all of w/e)


    Maybe list:
    1. bigyellowtractor
    2= Ditch crawler


    Bumped myself up onto the "attending" list. Dad probably won't join me, due to recent pacemaker being installed, but you never know!

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