Hash Trash for the run on 19th December 2001, #352

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Red dress run at and around Coline Candos. Hares Jackie & Bob (J&B). The trail first took us through a lot of back streets of Vacoas and Bonne Terre so that the inhabitants could admire our 'Red dresses'. A remarkable show with almost 100% of the runners joining in the spirit of the day. We were also very interested to discover the abundance of vegetable plantations and a fruit orchard where we saw lichees, mangoes and hydroponic tomatoes ! Now we understand why the area is called Bonne Terre. We were not subjected to any abuse from the inhabitants although some preferred to keep their distance and observe us from the safety of their living rooms while hiding behind curtains.
The run included several false trails which delighted Kevin, It involved climbing up Candos Hill from the back side (a little steep, but a beer stop awaited at the top of this stage). On, on to the top and then down a steepish, slippery trail on the other side. All good fun. A 'wimps trail' and an 'extreme-wimps trail' were provided and proved popular. The run was followed by a bit of a party to celebrate Christmas. Jackie provided a super fruit cake with icing etc. Sylvia also brought a cake and helped Juliette & David with the food. We were also treated to some strange but delicious Vietnamese pancakes made by Soon. There was an abundance of Phoenix. The proceedings finished as usual, with a wonderful rendition of our anthem, Swing low, sweet chariot, with full actions, by Tony, Blob & Eric.

Special Thanks:
To Brian Wright for sponsoring both the food and a new set of Christmas T shirts.
Juliette & David for the special food.
Sylvia & Jackie for the cakes.
Soon for the pancakes.
Everyone for wearing red dresses.

First Timers (Virgins):
George Guild and François from Scotland.
Nathan Wright (Brian's nephew).
Roland Morin.
Ash from India

Second Timers:
Guillaume Leste.
Eddy & Soon Palmer.
Jackie Schildkamp & three little ones.

Lost & Found:
Andy Frost came back after a long absence. Welcome !

RA: Down, downs awarded to:-
Blob sat on ice and had a down, down for forgetting the hash-horn, the music machine & the bread !
The RA for not knowing the words of our song.
Ice Maiden for not wearing a red dress, also Sybille, Brigitte & Charlie for the same offence.
Brenda for her gorgeous cling-fit dress.
Tony for best tits & nail varnish.
Minisa for the best rhythmic bottom.

Smelly toilet seat award:
Strong on gave it to Sybille for discussing his running style.

Next Hash:
#353 - 30th December; Jean François
#354 - 13th January; Keith "Curly Top"
#355 - 27th January; Blob (Camping ?)
#356 - 10th February, David "Shorty" & Juliette "Snow-white"
#357 - 24th February; John "Little John" & Charlie "Scrungebucket"
#358 - 10th March; Alan "Strong on" & Gilbert "Dodocop"
#360 - 7th April; Rey "Hot pants"

Food line:
30th December,Kevin & Brigitte

Directions to next Hash to be held at 10am on 30th December.
Place: Tamarin public beach. (Sorry, I got it wrong, it is not at Mare Longue)
Take coast road towards Tamarin / Riviere Noire. Just after crossing the metallic bridge at entrance to Tamarin village, go straight on (instead of following main road) towards sea. Turn right at sea and follow road for 200 meters to the parking area near the river estuary.

Supreme Beings:
Tony "Barnacle Bill" Ward - TonyWard@intnet.mu
Clarence Babet & Charlie Scrimgeour
Tony "Barnacle Bill" Ward
Hash Horn:
"Blob" Latimer
Religious Adv/Sex Councillor:
Eric "Hot-dog" Maard; deputy David "Shorty" Colbert
Barbecue Bearer:
Dave "Shorty" Colbert
Ice Maiden:
Peter "Long Zip" Attig
Ha$h Ca$h:
Tom & Geeta "Tinkerbel"
Drinks for Wimps 'n Kids:
"Lord & Lady" Russell
Hash Market:
Dave "Shorty" Colbert & Juliette "Snow White"
Edit Hare and Webmaster:
Bob Russell assisted by volunteer's