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    Mal,
    I will post a list of the 'Campaign Crate' contents once finally confirmed tomorrow. Which, will then hopefully save you and others a little bit of procurement next week.

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    [QUOTE=Simms;672389]Mark, great to hear you’ve been paroled and are now one the road to recovery.

    Just to check the anaesthetic has worn off, how many fingers am I holding up ?


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    Quote Originally Posted by kmac View Post
    ....would have loved to step up to the challenge here but sadly it is confirmed that I am off to a penal colony for my sins.
    Ken,
    Well, look at it this way.....at least you'll get more overhead luggage room, to stow that ball and chain, when travelling business/first class!

    Are you sure that they'll let on board in that latest 'HMP' brand.... black & white stripey suit?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bonarmbj View Post
    Col,
    The crate can be ready for collection by Thursday, if this better suits you?
    The only perishables that I plan to pack,will become 'perishable' only once their packaging has been opened. Any then not consumed on the day, will survive the return to sender trip, if kept out of direct sunlight on the Sunday.

    Mark
    Just hedging my bets a bit; might be passing your way on routine patrol.

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    Col,
    I'm going to have to push you for a day & a time here. As I'm at a bit of disadvantage at the mo. due to being dosed up heavily on a mixture of paracetamol, codeine, ibuprofen and some other odd tasting liquid, and will be so for this week-end and coming week. With, if last night and so far today is anything to go by, very little sleep indeed! (3hrs in the last 36!!!)
    I will be able to load the crate for Thursday or Friday, but can't lift it, or drive to the pick up point, I will need my son to help me here. So, pls. bear with me on this one.

    Mal,
    As soon as able, I will load the crate with the following:

    2 x 750cl bottles of Cuvee Royale + Carry rack (Pls. save the corks for me).
    8 X Disposable plastic Champagne Flutes
    1 X Serving Tray
    1 x pkt Ritz Biscuits
    1 x jar Pearl Onions
    1 x jar Stuffed Olives
    2 x Green Canoe serving dishes with 2 doz. Paddle Picks, for the onions and olives.
    2 x Wooden serving platters (Please do not cut on these boards)
    8 x Union Jack Paper plates & Cups
    16 x Union Jack Serviettes & 'silverware-effect' bean can to put them in!
    1 x small Union Jack flag
    3 x Spare Union Jack Bunting
    1 x Hessian Tablecloth

    1x 1ltr. bottle of Pimms No.1 Summer Cup
    1 x 1ltr. bottle Lemonade
    1 x lg. pkt Pork Scratchings = 6-7 portions +-
    8 x Paper cups to serve the Scratchings in

    1 x Red Enamel Coffee Pot c/w 2 x Coffee Filters = 6-8 cups?
    1 x small Pot of Chilli flakes, for fried eggs
    1 x Salt, Pepper, Tom Ketchup, Brown Sauce, Mustard & Tabasco Union Jack Condiments Set

    1 x pkt Wet Wipes
    2 x med Gash Bags

    1 x Service Bell &.....
    1 x Ready Trussed Rubber Chicken, for the use of, Sir!

    Fortnum & Mason, it ain't!.....But, I'm sure it'll help a little
    I will pack it as best I can to protect from rainfall, but suggest it's best covering it in any prolonged periods.

    Pls. fill in all typos as found...
    With best regards,

    Mark-on-the-Mend!
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    Col,

    Addressee update for Campaign Crate 'SNAKE & PYGMY FOR PIES'

    Major Mal Gray
    Officer Commanding The 2019 Henley Expeditionary Force
    Aston Slipway, Remenham.
    Henley-On-Thames
    Oxon..

    All others details remain the same.

    MESSAGE ENDS....

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    Maark-on-the-Mend. You, sir, are a legend!
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    I can confirm this evening that, thanks to my sons efforts, I will now be able to deliver the above 'Campaign Crate' in person and be at Aston Slipway by 1430hrs, complete with the above mentioned contents, give or take one or two slight amendments... , (The lemonade looked a bit off, so that's now gone, and I've also cut the UJ Serviettes to 8, and also added a plastic cutting mat, 2x cans of Iron Bru... & a small hip flask of Brandy! )
    Plus, 'a slightly larger pot' of Chilli flakes, to not only garnish any fried eggs and sausages, but also... any crocodile burgers that may appear this coming week-end!


    Again, 'Fortnum & Mason, it ain't!'...You guys will now need to fill in all the remaining blanks.

    I'm really sorry that I can't make this one, as I have been very much looking forward to it, for a long while now! - 'Sometimes life, and a surgeons knife, just gets in the way of all your best laid plans, eh?'

    For all remaining details and coordinating instructions, it's now over to you Mal.

    You're in good hands!

    Enjoy your mission guys....ONE LIFE.LIVE IT!
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    p.s.
    Re. 'Filling in the remaining blanks':

    For the Classic Pimm's cocktails you will now need to add the following.... 3 ltrs of Lemonade, plenty of 1/4'd strawberries, fresh sliced cucumber and oranges, fresh mint leaves & plenty of ice!

    I'm no expert, but I'm working on it!

    MB

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    Glad you're on the mend Mark.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bonarmbj View Post
    p.s.
    Re. 'Filling in the remaining blanks':

    For the Classic Pimm's cocktails you will now need to add the following.... 3 ltrs of Lemonade, plenty of 1/4'd strawberries, fresh sliced cucumber and oranges, fresh mint leaves & plenty of ice!

    I'm no expert, but I'm working on it!

    MB
    ...and of course, for a little nutritional balance here, probably best now that somebody brings along a few packets of our favourites!

    As we're once more....back on a mission!

    MB

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sirus View Post
    Glad you're on the mend Mark.
    Very much appreciate the comment Pete.

    MB

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    Currently checking out the Urban Jungles of the flatter parts of England, but on my return tomorrow I shall take up the reigns once more.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bonarmbj View Post
    I can confirm this evening that, thanks to my sons efforts, I will now be able to deliver the above 'Campaign Crate' in person and be at Aston Slipway by 1430hrs
    Sorry I haven't got back to you, Mark. The last few weeks / months have been a chaotic cocktail of long, hard working days and visits to Witney Hospital.

    I have worked like a b'stard to be clear for this weekend and will be running around like an idiot this afternoon trying to find stuff !!!!

    I was going to give you a shout today to arrange to pick up the campaign chest but glad that you can get out for the day to delivery it. If this situation changes, give me a shout (text or call) and I'll grab it tomorrow (assuming it'll fit in the car alongside the kitchen sink of course)

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    We’re bringing two bottles of Pimms ( lemonade and fruit/veg), plastic wine fluke glasses, jug

    Was thinking of hard boiled eggs 1/2ed with salad cream with paprika, smoked salmon and belini’s

    Any others ideas

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    I’m glad someone is on top of the Pimms. I just went to dig out my jug and it was cracked.
    I’ve managed to get to O’Hagans when I was at Goodwood and got some bourgeois alcoholic sausages. I’ll also bring some Indian nibbles which always seem to go down well.
    Are we cooking home made burgers on Sunday?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Bonarmbj View Post
    I have thoughts now about 'An African Safari' themed paddle & camp out, to make-up for missing this one on the week-end 23rd-26th August.....as long as it doesen't clash with anybody elses plans.
    Hope you're recovering well!

    After several years of meager paddling, and looking on from the side lines I'd hoped to put my name down for this one now I have new transport, but work intervened. Sadly I'm at the test match on 25th August, so I'll miss that one as well. Big Meet is still in the diary though.
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    If ever there was a trip that was awash with Pimm's cocktails, then this is it! ....and I'm sure there'll be some good food to boot also....hell yeah!

    I'll be there at the put-in on Saturday, somewhat temporarily incapacitated as I am, to say hello and wave goodbye... on yet another potentially successful upstream mission!

    With time hopefully for a team photo, before you all wet your paddles.....

    Enjoy your mission guys....ONE LIFE.LIVE IT!

    Col.
    Message received...Sounds like you live a life very much similar to mine fella.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hemlock View Post
    Are we cooking home made burgers on Sunday?
    No....
    You will need to bring along your own recently caught Crocodile or Alligator steaks or fillets.... and divvy it up on the day.

    So bring plenty of Nandos hot piri-piri sauce, and make it a day to remember!

    Off the codeine now, and keeping it that way!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bonarmbj View Post
    No....
    You will need to bring along your own recently caught Crocodile or Alligator steaks or fillets.... and divvy it up on the day.

    So bring plenty of Nandos hot piri-piri sauce, and make it a day to remember!

    Off the codeine now, and keeping it that way!
    Ok.
    The local paper reckons the pond in the park has crocs in. I’ll try and capture one alive so we can slaughter it on the day.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Simms View Post
    We’re bringing two bottles of Pimms ( lemonade and fruit/veg), plastic wine fluke glasses, jug

    Was thinking of hard boiled eggs 1/2ed with salad cream with paprika, smoked salmon and belini’s

    Any others ideas

    Simms


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    Thinking now, that if you're now planing on bringing two bottles of Pimm's plus all the associated accouterments, then probably best that I now hold on mine, and substitute with a rather decent African fruit platter c/w some mixed spices that you can add to it, either cut raw, or griddled over an open fire!

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    Quote Originally Posted by hemlock View Post
    Ok.
    The local paper reckons the pond in the park has crocs in. I’ll try and capture one alive so we can slaughter it on the day.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Bonarmbj View Post
    You reckon you can put your phone down long enough to do that then?!

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    I’ve been very good recently, I’ve managed to cut my screen time down to twenty three hours a day


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    Quote Originally Posted by hemlock View Post
    Ok.
    The local paper reckons the pond in the park has crocs in. I’ll try and capture one alive so we can slaughter it on the day.


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    Attention all, for a final (ish) briefing.

    Thank you for all offers of help with food etc. Seems we have the constituent ingredients of something. Just what it is, we'll have to wait and see!!!



    Timings


    Early risers

    I am still intending to get there by 11.30 for an early pre-paddle paddle. In the other direction I would imagine.


    Parking at Aston slipway
    14.00-14.30. It might take that long

    Equipping the Expedition
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    Launch of the Expeditionary Force
    15:30 hours


    Arrival at Advanced Base, Henley Sea Cadets
    17:00 hours ish.


    Bankside Buffet (mostly provided by Major Mal, but Redeye also has a contribution I believe)

    17:30 ish


    Going Over the Top at the Angel on the Bridge
    18:30 ish More food optional depending on the individual's greediness


    The Jungle Parade
    Pretty much the next few hours, with several stops to replenish Pimms


    In The Deep Dark Night
    Return to Base. Maybe sausages!


    Sunday Lunch
    Bring a Jungle Burger.
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    Mal,


    Many thanks for confirming orders.


    I am likely to arrive sometime after midday and will have a little splash about for a bit myself. I haven't paddled since early April so might be more than a tad rusty.


    Food-wise, I will have some spare bangers and burgers to add to the heap and my large griddle pan will be available for work.


    Talking of cooking, the bag that I have just packed as “Kitchen” is bigger and heavier than the total luggage I took for two weeks trail-riding and camping in the Pyrenees. WTF !!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigyellowtractor View Post
    Mal,


    Many thanks for confirming orders.


    I am likely to arrive sometime after midday and will have a little splash about for a bit myself. I haven't paddled since early April so might be more than a tad rusty.


    Food-wise, I will have some spare bangers and burgers to add to the heap and my large griddle pan will be available for work.


    Talking of cooking, the bag that I have just packed as “Kitchen” is bigger and heavier than the total luggage I took for two weeks trail-riding and camping in the Pyrenees. WTF !!
    As it should be!
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    Just gave the campaign crate a once over.....

    The bottle of Pimm's remains

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    Is this still the roll call?

    Mal
    Colin
    Graham
    Simon and Karen
    Martin

    I think Kenan stepped out halfway through but am losing track!

    Room for another 1 or 2.
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    One bottle of Pimms and jug to source. Veg sorted, Burgers sorted, bacon sorted, eggs should be being boiled as i speak.

    Car loaded and canoe topped, so it will be a few hours kip in the morning and the expedition starts.
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    Cool. I have tested the inflatable creatures, am charging the lighting, and have even half packed the car and remembered to put the ice block things in the freezer. In the morning I will pick up more buffet items, I'm even making a list.

    I appear to have neglected to think about Sunday brekkie, but I reckon we'll manage one!


    A few points of order seemed to get deleted from my previous post, probably a I accidentally posted it in another thread first.

    1. Lighting - need something for the parade of boats, basic is fine. I normally use a headtorch and a little lantern
    2. Pith helmets - the ideal, but anything vaguely jungle/weird is fine, the piss will be taken for those who forget. Or they may be made to wear a loin cloth
    3. The Sea Scouts place is great, we will be their guests and will behave as such. A contribution to their funds would, I'm sure, be appreciated. Look out for Admiral Rory, who we have offered a place in somebody's bows to if wished.
    4. Union Jacks are good. I have a spare small one, Mark also mentioned a spare in his list earlier.
    5. Can anybody do The Jungle Book songs on a guitar!!!?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mal Grey View Post

    I appear to have neglected to think about Sunday brekkie, but I reckon we'll manage one!
    I have a dozen Lincolnshire sausages if that helps

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigyellowtractor View Post
    I have a dozen Lincolnshire sausages if that helps
    Well, it certainly won't make the situation worse!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mal Grey View Post
    5. Can anybody do The Jungle Book songs on a guitar!!!?
    S'okay, I got this one. I just need somebody to dress in an orangutan suit...
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    Sorry, but will be flying the standard of my service.

    We should have enough food

    We’ll be taking the pith

    Lighting, we have fairy light around our canoe and two white lights for the masts.


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    I'm slightly worried by how excited I'm getting about dressing up both me and the canoe in silly stuff and paddling through Henley. FFS, I'm 50.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mal Grey View Post
    Is this still the roll call?

    Mal
    Colin
    Graham
    Simon and Karen
    Martin

    I think Kenan stepped out halfway through but am losing track!

    Room for another 1 or 2.
    Yep, slumming it in Sydney, Aus

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    Quote Originally Posted by kmac View Post
    Yep, slumming it in Sydney, Aus
    I expect to receive a picture of you wearing a Pith Helmet in front of Sydney Opera House by the end of the weekend, as a penance.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mal Grey View Post
    5. Can anybody do The Jungle Book songs on a guitar!!!?
    I used to know “King of the Swingers” on the guitar. I’m pretty sure it’s just three chords but not sure about the order.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Mal Grey View Post
    I'm slightly worried by how excited I'm getting about dressing up both me and the canoe in silly stuff and paddling through Henley. FFS, I'm 50.
    Same here Mal and I’m 60 in sept .


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    Quote Originally Posted by hemlock View Post
    I used to know “King of the Swingers” on the guitar. I’m pretty sure it’s just three chords but not sure about the order.


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    Am E7 Am

    [Verse]
    Am E7
    Now I'm the king of the swingers oh, the jungle VIP
    E7 Am
    I've reached the top and had to stop, and that's what botherin' me
    Am E7
    I wanna be a man, mancub, and stroll right into town
    E7 Am G7
    And be just like the other men, I'm tired of monkeyin' around, oh

    [Chorus]
    C A7
    Oo-bee-doo, I wanna be like yoo-ooo-oou
    D7 G7 C
    I wanna walk like you, talk like you, too-ooo-ooo
    G7 C A7
    You'll see it's true-ooo-ooo, an ape like me-ee-ee
    D7 G7 C
    Can learn to be hu-ooo-ooo-man too-ooo-ooo

    [Link]
    C A7 D7 G7 C E7
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    OK, chords appear in wrong places a bit when pasted, but you get the jist!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Simms View Post
    Same here Mal and I’m 60 in sept .


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    All loaded and baking done will meet up 11.30ish

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    Me too for 1130 (M25 permitting)

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    Am waiting for report from “Front line” with growing excitement


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    I can this evening confirm that....
    The mission is now a go!
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    No pith Helmet but Opera House in the background...view from the office.

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    Whilst now trying to keep all the radio frequencies clear for messages now expected back from the front line at Henley...

    What a small world we all live in!

    18yrs back, before I had the misfortune of having to drive a truck back here in the UK for a living, and pay tax....I worked offshore in the Persian Gulf, as a commercial diver for 10yrs, with, for a short time, a guy called Larry Digney - A former Australian Navy Diver, who had spent some time on operations in Vietnam during the 70's...an outstanding fella!

    Who, at the time, whilst we were diving, also owned and ran a floating restaurant in Sydney harbour! - Get some!

    I gave him an invite back here to Blighty, but he couldn't make it, but his nephew Stewart Digney did...all the way fro Tasmania.....

    I let him kip in my one bedroom flat in Aldershot, at the time....but due to the stench of socks, wifey made us move out! We camped at the local lakes, and carp fished....

    Now, I've seen many men on edge in many various situations, worldwide, and you pick-up early on these signs over the years.....and think, here we go again!
    That night we camped beside the local lake, so many years ago....I saw a worried fella!

    He was worried that a croc might get us both as we slept , being camped so close to the waters edge...fair dinkum fella!

    Tonight, I now worry for our intrepid explorers that are now camped beside the Thames! (and probably very much now tucking in to some pan-fried sausages, etc!

    Being happy now to swim through any Crocs and join these guys for tonight's experience!


    If only I could turn back the clocks tonight Ken!
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    "Any news back from the front line at Henley yet Sgt.Major?"

    "No Sir, but a few grumblings from our Antipodean colleagues at the mo, Sir! It's that Ken again Sir, he creates havoc wherever he goes, Sir!"

    Which is often solved with his Masala Chai!
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    [QUOTE=kmac;672748]No pith Helmet but Opera House in the background...view from the office.

    My cat may be a lot blacker than yours though!

    So, maybe now a honeymoon picture from a somewhat rather decent hotel in Singapore....that was very much business... before pleasure..and ended up with us both marooned on Tiamon Island for a short while during monsoon....
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    Sincere Apologies.....runaway gun!
    It must be a case of the pain killers now waring off , and the distant memories of traveling the globe to make a living...as opposed to now stuck on motorways in the UK.... EVERY DAY!

    I can smell those burgers & sausages at Henley right now!
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    Burgers fought hard but were overcome in a final onslaught. However, suffering from a surfeit of Eton Mess, and cheese and biscuits. Retiring from the field of battle.
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    The campaign was a success, we went over the top at The Angel and managed to repel all boarders on our circular route back to base.

    Great efforts were made by all to turn out a fine flotilla and this was not lost on the many onlookers. A mention in dispatches for Martin for overcoming the pursuing crocodile and for managing to paddle with his mast-stays under his arm-pits. And to MB and his "little boy" for making the trek to deliver the campaign chest and see us off.

    Thanks all involved, for a very memorable weekend. Good to paddle with Mal and Graham again and to meet Simon, Karen and Martin.

    Col
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    Esteemed Lady, and Gentlemen of the Henley 2029 Festival,
    I shall now inform the local foundry, that new medals will be required by at least Monday, for the high standards & achievements that were met, and far surpassed, at this week-ends engagement!

    With all inscriptions now beginning with...'Above and Beyond the Call of Duty...." ...

    I shall now await the official blog, for confirmation of action, prior to the medals parade......

    "Stretcher bearer!"
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    An outstanding Expedition, in which the new recruits put in efforts above and beyond the call of duty, with a finer looking fleet than ever before.

    Of course, massive thanks to Henley Sea Cadets, at TS Guardian, our Advanced Base for the Assault.

    The Fleet were disheartened by the late news that their leader had been forced back to base due to injury, but their strength was regained when he arrived at The Launch to give them a send off, equipped with a Crate of Victuals and Essentials, despite being held together by sail-maker's stitches.

    A full report of the activities will, of course, be posted in due course.
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    Default Pimm's, Paddles, Pith Helmets &amp; Pork Scratchings...Standby Your Beds!

    Troops, now back at base relaxing and nursing the few muscles that are NOT aching.
    What a brilliant and successful campaign.

    A big thank you to you all for making us so welcome, again.

    Thanks to Marc, for the supplies. It was great to see you and get well soon.
    Mal for taking the “field promotion” and leading the expedition.
    Martin, was good to see you again,
    And the Chuckle Brothers, Col & Graham for the entertainment factor.

    This is the link to the few pics and video we took.

    https://photos.app.goo.gl/3LYKZFKoCcpRfYcf7

    See you all soon

    Karen & Si


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    Did fail to mention, there where several “duals of the Klaxon” and are happy to report that we where successful in these battles.


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    Great to see your pictures Simon!
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    Thanks all for a really bonkers weekend. Got some great memories to match the ones from Scotland and Morocco
    Even after all that feasting, I still ended up bringing some food home.


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