Date: Thursday 27th December
Venue: Brookfield House
Food: Home-reared, homemade plain & chilli sausages, mash & onion gravy and a selection of deliciously rich desserts
Drinks: BYO wines & beers
Visitors: Sybil (Malvern Hash)
Virgins: Rebecca, Harvey & Reece
Trail: So… no GM… no Hash Horn… no Hash Flash… no Berto… how could there possibly be a hash with so many off sick with the lurgy??? I was running late myself and feeling slightly bad that there might be just a handful of people waiting for me but alas, an incredible 20 or so hashers were gathered at Brookfield House! A few fumbled (and failed) attempts to try & locate my torch and then we were off for a zig-zagging 5 miler around Kidderminster. Starting off with a bit of tarmac and some wonderful Christmas lights down onto Marlpool and then some lovely mud and puddles on Puxton Marsh, not to mention the hare with his devilish tactics. Back onto the estate, up towards the rugby club, up Marlpool Lane, across the Franche Road, down past the school with it’s and over onto White Wickets. Back around and onto Wilton Avenue with cries of “get to the sweets before Darth Radar!” we were too late tho, he was already at the HH and standing suspiciously close to a “pavement pizza.” A little lesson in astronomy from Golden Shower and then the cheeky girls took a wrong turn up the alley but carried on on anyway (trying to confuse the hare). Back over onto Ferndale and into the cornfields, where Clodhopper was determined to continue with his cruelty theme taking us the very long way home back to the on inn. A refreshing dip in the pool for a few of us before indulging in the home cooked dinner (thanks to Hopscotch & folks). A great hash, a great swim, great food and most of all, great company! The after-dinner whip round was donated to Kemp Hospice.
Down downs: awarded by Doggy Fashion to Clodhopper for his hash that went on and on; Hopscotch (and folks) for their wonderful hospitality; Darth Radar for his Hash Heckling (…a new role maybe?) plus his forthcoming birthday this weekend – many happy hashing returns! To our visitor, Sybil for his 1st Wyre Forest H3 hash plus his introduction to Tangfastics – addicted already! To Doug for his after show appearance and reassurance that he IS invited to join us next time; Lassie for landing himself right in the smelly stuff (it still didn’t put him off his food!) and finally to Jade, Legover’s daughter, who only came because she wanted a sausage!
Hot Lips x
Happy New Year everyone!
Next week: The Waggon & Horses, Wribbenhall, Bewdley
Family Hash Saturday 5th January at 11am, Gardener’s Meadow car park, Bewdley, in conjunction with the Wassail with Wyre and Wychwod event 2-4pm
There are still places available on the Malvern Hash weekend – see Say No More or Bristols for more info