Guess where we went today

Posted by @ 10:23 pm on Wednesday 2nd December, 2009.
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8 Responses to “Guess where we went today”

  1. alan.sloman says:

    I went there too Stef - but for three years, a very long time ago now...
    😎

  2. BG! says:

    @ Jamie: I really do need to visit my dentist 😥

  3. BG! says:

    @ Alan: I got me a "Desmond" in the Geological Sciences Class of '84 - what's your story?

  4. alan.sloman says:

    I was a 9- 5 'er Trench Digger, many years before your stretch!
    Still got the scars...
    Did well in Mick's Cafe race though.

  5. BG! says:

    Never did enter the race, Alan, but much kudos to you for doing so. Did you have to resort to the chuck-up in the Mermaid Fountain after the mandatory finishing-line beer, or did you manage to keep it all in?

    Thinking about it, I never did finish one of Mick's legendary Mixed Grills. Somewhere in the vaults I have a photo of one of these gargantuan meals, but it would take me ages to retrieve it. If I recall correctly, the meal consisted of mash, roasts, chips, bacon/gammon, sausages, chop, fried egg, beans, peas, mushrooms, onion rings, tomato, black pudding, fried bread, buttered bread, gravy and a huge mug of tea or a beer. Have I missed anything?

  6. alan.sloman says:

    @BG! -

    It was a pint of tea in a china mug.
    For the race day, Mick very kindly provided a dustbin adjacent to the table, just in case... Fortunately didn't need it. I always felt sorry for the houses with the low walls to their front gardens though...
    I managed the entire race with no chuck-ups. Couldn't face eating / drinking anything for days afterwards though...

  7. BG! says:

    It's a shame the cafe's gone now - we could have arranged a "Seniors' Race" 😈

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