Wet Socks, No Water & More Wet Socks ….. !

Don’t you just love it when the Hare says “It wasn’t this wet when I looked last time”
So, on a very pleasant Sunday afternoon, the pack gathered in eager anticipation of a saunter/jog round historic Guildford ! In true form, the Hare GPS informed us that we would be on chalk and flour .. (unusual for Hills !) but we took off feeling confident that all would be well.
In many ways it was BUT, also, it was not ! For the runners it was a quick dash back to the circle ….. for the walkers it was a slow slop through the reeds, mud,cold watery stuff, subsiding trail close to more wet stuff and slippy trail. Not much to worry about ….. ! Thank goodness Free Beer and the newest member of the club were ok ! Skimpy just did his usual veer off to the end of the earth and made it back with Teflon Kid still smiling … Glad to get rid of the competition (Baby sister …)
Most of the pack came back with wet socks so not much sympathy for any particular Hashers. We had a shortish circle with stand-in RA (SNB in a new role that he had obviously practised …) The charges were dispatched with swiftly and as it was getting chilly, here endeth the run report !
On-On
P B xxx

Among The Pesky TV Towers Again !

First of all, hope everyone enjoyed the AGPU last Saturday night and CONGRATULATIONS to all the award winners.

WELCOME to the new committee for 2018 – 2019 Hope you have a great year …
SNB was the Hare of the day and set a good number of Hashers on their way with spots, dots and W’s. There was a promise of a drink stop and so the pace was sharp !
Walkers were treated to some lovely bushy trails which zig-zagged around and almost back on itself ! (going dizzy …) Rustling and Horn in the distance led us to believe theywere not far away. However, just as we thought we would not get a drink stop, the bush miraculously cleared and a welcome table with refreshments appeared… Yay ! After a short break, the runners turned up, ready for the splash !
We returned to the start for a short-ish circle with new GM & new RA. There was a hat presentation to a Hasher who will be known as a Comrade (Ha Ha) and a Birthday charge, a new shoe charge and some other ones !
We had the arrival of Hash Nosh to speed up proceedings so went off to have some further sustenance.
On – On
P B x

Klever El Keeno’s Kaper

Great turn out on a smashing day ! Hare gave us some directions & warnings and we were off !
Runners and walkers were on the same trail till we got to W’s. All seemed good at the start but there was some consternation at the circles of W’s and confusion as to which way to go … but … there you go … never a problem in your own neighbourhood ! Can’t get lost …! ! !
Runners horn was heard often in the distance and then just close but not till the end did we join up to return to the circle.
Stand in GM and RA were summoned and, of course, El Keeno got his just rewards and had about 6 down-downs …  Despite no drink stop, it had actually been a good run for all and even short-legged walkers could cross over the fallen trees etc.
ON ON to the AGPU and a brand new committee (maybe …?)
P B xxx

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes … With Wet Feet !

Determined to have a warm welcome, the Hare had a few twigs going as the pack arrived. His chalk talk was brief (as opposed to the run …) and with a mere wave of hand we were directed out into the bush.
It was a very pleasant walk with masses of wildflowers starting to appear. At one point, in a photo opportunity, all the purple-clad Dockers supporters were lost in a sea of Hovea …. sadly it is not helping the team !
The Hare had planned a little wet diversion for us as we had to traverse a raging torrent (small trickle really …!) but no drama’s ensued. Runners horn was heard a few times and they eventually came in with the walkers.
Back in the circle, there had in fact been a bit of drama and one unlucky Hasher was fined for his slide. Another birthday was celebrated and a few more down-downs were dished out. As the GM and RA were present (but had no idea what’s been going on …! Ha Ha ) charges were mostly from the pack !
Weather is looking up so till next time …
On-On
Pink Bits   🙂
REMINDER: The AGPU will be on SATURDAY AUGUST 18th at 7PM   Venue – Please contact Committee or Pink Bits
Thanks to all who have already indicated their attendance  !

The ” YES, There Is A Drink Stop ” Run …..

On a very pleasant, slightly sunny afternoon, the pack gathered at the designated spot. It was quite a good turnout with a few returnees and long time no see’s
The joint Hares, Pink Bits & Dripper gave a quick chalk talk and set the pack off in the same direction, ….. with warnings of no hills, no water and A DRINK STOP !
The walk meandered through leafy tracks, was reasonably well marked and uneventful (always a good thing …!)
The run went off quite a long way but managed to keep the pack together. On the up-side, there was a quirky new firebreak that the Hares had discovered, so runners went into un-chartered territory. Eventually, converging on the drink stop (that they thought was a furphy) with the walkers well ensconced and having some refreshments. After a short social break, we hopped, skipped and jumped back to the start.
As the GM & RA were not present (OMG …!) we convened the circle with Deputy GM and a surprise RA in P. M.The usual charges were laid on the Hares, then the RA  opened the floor for charges from the pack. There were not many but there was a Birthday Down-Down for Up-Hill ! Woo Hoo !
We finished with some camaraderie and snacks and a curry to go to !
ON-ON
Pink Bits x
P.S. REMEMBER we need all trophies back as well as names for the AGPU on Aug 18th – See Pink Bits

The Run That Was 2 Weeks Ago & The Last One As Well ….. !

1.   Great run .. bit wet and some person without a parent had MOVED some of the trail so some confusion ensued. However, am assured the, when found, drink stop was FABULOUS and many, many drinks were consumed for absentees.
Of course there was the famous *lets keep together* group ! Leapfrog, GPS, et al who should all know better & not get lost together ..,. Still, as they were found, it was like the rescue of the guys in the Thai caves …. such cheers and backslapping ! (The movie comes out shortly !) A warm fire was FOUND as well to huddle the circle around … great find ! Not many charges and rain imminent so here endeth the circle !
2. Another great run and also a fabulous birthday event (Oh … not that fabulous really … ) Well, the weather was likely to be AWFUL … so the Hare’s Leapfrog & Passiona kept things to a minimum. Despite the inclement predictions, we had a relatively dry run and very well marked walk at least ! Once back, runners were not far behind (or was that in front ?) In the circle, charges were far and few as the RA was so tired from watching the losing Dockers. Oh … I actually meant SUPPORTING the losing Dockers !
There was a POT-LUCK dinner afterwards around the smokey fire & a slide show of the Karratha goings on !
(& a secret showing of Red Dog – True Blue ……. WOOOF !)
On – On
Pink Bits x
P.S.  *** IMPORTANT NEWS ***
Please bring back your trophy’s from last year ASAP.
Also, see Pink Bits to register for this years AGPU … It will be the usual EXTRAVAGANZA !

NOT a Boutique Run … !

Well, it was really but am fed up of that statement …….

So, a small but sophisticated group of 4H banded together in wonderful weather (am a poet too …!)

We had some (as we now know …) vague and not complete instructions from the Hare – Downhill,- and set of at a cracking pace. We were warned that there was no water, but we could cross it without getting our socks wet … this was good news for Dripper …

Cherisse, our new walker, was a bit tardy in her appearance but managed to catch up. (Her limo driver was unavailable so she had to drive herself ….aaahhh !)

Despite all the worries or not, we all managed to converge back at the start eventually.

The Hare was duly charged for not being specific about his trail for walkers (WHERE HAD THE W’s GONE ?) and not much else happened …

or I forgot ! It was a very good run though and enjoyed by all …. Great to see a few returnee’s too !

We were a tad chilly as the sun set so the circle got smaller and smaller as we huddled around Skippy’s fire. He even managed to get his oldish sneakers a wee bit molten …. Watch out for new shoes !

Till next week

On On

Pink Bits x

The Post-Spinifex Run !

 

A small select boutique gaggle of Hashers congregated at the very tiny car park that young Skippy had chosen. We managed to cram ourselves in and, as the weather was kind, we waited in anticipation for run instructions. They were a bit vague with lots of hand waving and gesticulating ! However, runners and walkers set off in the same direction with lots of W’s veering off for walkers.

According to my inside information, the run was a bit lumpy, rocky and steep. The trail was well marked and the pack kept together. Also, Dripper did not come back with wet socks despite having to cross a few creeks ! The walk was really pleasant for all …

Once we had all returned safely, we convened the circle with the stand-in GM and stand-in RA …. we were surprised to see the RA, in full Monk attire, wearing the Lame-Duck hat ! Hmmm …. more to come …..

There was a virgin walker this week (with her limo driver) so welcome to Hills Hash …… Ha Ha Ha – was fun showing how to do a down-down !

Other charges were, of course, for the Hare and a few others who were not that significant, were you Skimpy ??? ! The Lame Duck wearer explained it was a gardening accident but, you know ….. well …..um !?

A significant mention needs to be made that THERE WAS NO SPINIFEX ON THIS RUN … OMG …. thank goodness ! Some of us have had enough of those needles ….

On-On

Pink Bits xxxxx

Priscilla Queen of the Desert …or … Frocks on Rocks !

This week, Hills Hash had a spectacular Hash-Away in the warm and sunny Nor’west ! We had a couple of visiting Hashers join us ! The theme was as above so, needless to say, there was a great deal of dress-up. We were fortunate to have semi-professional make-up artists (daughter and friend of hosts) who assisted in *glamming* us all up and did a fab job.
The Hares – Tickhead and Wacuda  – The terrain – up a dirty big hill the hard way through the famous Pilbara banded ironstone on rocky trails that were not for the faint-hearted. Lets say where there was a significant up, there was a significant down, as one of the visitor Hashers found out to her peril ! The climax and 1/2 way point, was to be on top of the rock to toast the sunset !!!  Lovely !
Runners had a tough time of it. The Hares made an unfortunate decision to run in DRAG through a North-west mining town that caused some consternation among the blokes ! They were back within the appointed time (unscathed !)  but, the walk was much longer than expected so we had a very quick photo shoot, sunset admire and then had to descend to the bottom (the quick way) before it got dark. (Some got a lift – Ha Ha !)
The circle was convened at the hosts home with great gusto and some robust charges were administered in the form of the marshmallow and Mr Bailey ! There was a bit of whingeing about inadequate flour marking trail, so the run must have been good. We continued celebrations late into the night.
There will be more stories and photographic evidence of the event for the rest of the Hills Hash shortly.
Huge thanks to Pick Up Chick, Tickhead and Family for their hospitality, friendship and fun time ! Also, for showing us the sights in the area. Was a really great experience.
On- On
Pink Bits xxx

Tunnel of Lurve ? … or …

Great turn out for the Hills Hash … weather was mild and sunny with a hint of summer !
There were 3 versions of the run this week – there were the runners, the walkers & the other walkers with 4 footed friends …! We are flexible …….
After the correct time apart – we all met up and had a gorgeous reunion !
So, there was a drink stop – tick
The runners liked the run – tick
The long walkers liked their walk – tick
The doggie-doo’s also liked their walk – tick
In all – this was a lovely run set by Sheep-Shunter
In the circle, the stand-in GM administered absolutely no control which had to be given to the stand-in RA who did a job lot of charges to move things along as NOSH was ready ! Lovely to meet *Son-of-Up-Hill* …..  ! Anyway, charges disposed off, we moved on to marvellous nosh by *Light My Fire* and as the sun set we thought …we are fortunate indeed to be here enjoying this afternoon !
On-On
Pink Bits xxx
P.S. Next week we are a in a Far, Far Galaxy, a LONG, LONG way away !