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Browsing Archive: August, 2010

Lincoln Steam Rally

Posted by Squadron Commander Grum Foss on Thursday, August 26, 2010, In : General Chitchat 
The Lincoln Steam rally was as good as it was last year, so many fantastic engines on display. With the smell of hot lubrication oil and coal fires the engines purred away creating electricity for the wonderful travelling fair. (The gallopers entirely run by steam... fantastic) we were so lucky with the weather as the previous days the weather had been really bad with torrential rain, for us the sun shone and the sky was blue.

The stalls didn't disappoint as many a shiny object was on display ...
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Hanbury Vintage rally

Posted by Grum Foss on Tuesday, August 17, 2010, In : General Chitchat 
Greetings one and all.
After a great weekend. A great barbecue was had by all on Friday night, followed by several hours of rain. A few of our fellow campers had tentage malfunctions resulting in wet bedding. Saturday didn't look much better with intermitent rain followed by sunny spells.

In the evening we had a Punkfeast where the good ship HMD Empress sheltered the attendees from the worst of the weather. (even pirates were welcomed aboard in the name of charity ;) )

Sunday saw a much better ...
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