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The White Hart - Stix Family - 22nd December 2019

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Words by Speedy and Rocky!
This week’s trail was from The White Hart, Exeter, Laid by Stix and family
For some reason everyone turned up in fancy dressBig fuss about parkingRocky was wearing a speaker playing Christmas music through the city centre1-and-on trailLong-short split, where the longs took a scenic route passing the roundabout and then looping back on to the shortWe ran up on to the high street and had a picture by the throne We ran through Northernhay gardens down the road and headed to the sweet stop, which was in an obscure car park, where Stix had parked his car full of mince pies, mulled wine and sweets.Stix had brought his Gin as a punishment for anyone who did not come in fancy dressHe also pointed out that the trail had deliberately been run along the old roman wallThe longs went under the iron bridge and back around the other sideWe went through a graveyard before coming out at the quayWe got back to the pub where we got changed and sat down for dinner. After the fir…

2020 Subs are now due

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Annual subs for 2020 are due duuring January.  The cost is £20 for an adult (18 or older), £5 for a junior (10-17) and free for 9-year-olds and younger.  Subs can be paid by cheque to "City of Exeter H3" or in cash to Spocky, or via credit/debit card, or via PayPal, or via BACS

Paying by BACS
Account Name:   CITY OF EXETER H3
Account Number:  57586489
Sort Code 60-08-09
Ref: your Hash name 
Paying by PayPal 
If you already have a Pay Pal account, you can send your subs to paypal@cityofexeterh3.org.uk. Make sure you select "I'm sending money to family or friends" if you're given the option, otherwise we'll be charged a fee.  Please include your hash name and a note to say who you're paying for

Paying by Credit or Debit Card
This also uses the PayPal system but you do not need a PayPal account.  PayPal make a charge to us to make card payments, so we have added this amount (approx.) to the subs.


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Christmas meal

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Ho Ho Ho (H3).. Merry Christmas! I hope you're all looking forward to this year's Christmas Hash. Here are a few things you need to know. 
1. Make sure you are Christmassy dressed for the hash! There will be penalties for those not dressed for the festive occasion. 2. There will probably be parking at the hotel, but it's limited. If you park there then buy a ticket and ask at the bar for a refund. Otherwise the best bet is to park at the Cathedral and Quay. Depending on whether you park at the bottom of top, then it's straight across the foot bridge or through the tunnel to the hotel. 3. No money required on the trail but there will be a special stop. 4. We have our own function room upstairs for the meal and awards! 5. It's pre-booked places only for the meal. You're welcome to make your own arrangements to eat of course!
Looking forward to it. See you there! On on Stix

Kingsteignton - Wide Receiver - 8th December 2019

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This week we hashed from Kingsteignton at Tight and Wide's house, laid by Wide.
Only the few elite hashers turned up! 3 On On trail Coffin, Imelda and Tampa were late; Woodpecker was even later - both caught up in the confusuion over closed A380 junctions.   We ran past a new building estate which was to be called Pennes Mound, I thought it was called Penis Mound We ran down to the flood plain and then ran along the train line Rocky Conveniently found that his whoe laces where untied just as we reached a Fishhook, justice prevailed as there was a Fishhook shortly after. Not long to the sweet stop I ran under the train bridge whilst a train went over, to see what would happen, it wasn’t that thrilling Long short split where the longs ran up an embankment before completing a loop and connecting with the shorts. A simple run down the road before we got to the On Home. We ate some party food (including vegan pigs in blankets) and drank mulled wine.  We also sang Happy birthday to Tight…

Hare of the Year 2019 - Finalists

Hare of the Year 2019 - Finalists Woopecker, Wide Receiver, Child Catcher and Puss in Boots all voted hare of the month twice Twin Peaks was voted 4 times! But don't forget Spocky for the Autumn Gathering trail, Howlin' Wilf, Blobby and Tight who also received nominations.
Winner announced during the awards at the Xmas meal.
January: Uphams Plantation - Woodpecker and Howlin' Wilf
February: Alphington - Blobby and Twin Peaks
March: Danes Wood - Child Catcher and Twin Peaks
April: Haldon Belvedere - Wide Receiver
May: Kingsteignton - Wide and Tight
June: Bampton - Boots in Puss
July: Joint winners... Iford - Spocky and Bradninch - Child Catcher and Twin Peaks
August: Four Firs, Woodbury Common - Woodpecker
September: Bampton (again)  - Puss and Boots
October: Charterhouse (Autumn Gathering) - Spocky
November: Mincinglake, Stoke Hill Twin Peaks

Ellerhayes - Bullbait and Childcatcher - 1st December 2019

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Run number 963 was laid by Childcatcher and Bullbait from Ellerhayes bridge.
A cold December day3 and onFishhooks were 6We started with a check, where we found the trail going straight up hillWe saw a figure in the distance coming up the hill, it turned out to be Howling Wilf running 10 minutes lateWe ran down past the famous half-built house, which rocky said had been bombed (I don’t know where his ideas come from.)Long short split where the longs did a long loop around some fields before we all regrouped at the sweet stopSome confused members of the public made the mistake of asking the hashers for directions. They asked “, which way is the church from here?” to which Spocky cunningly replied “, you can’t get there from here.”After the sweet stop we continued before another long short splitThere was a cheeky fishhook before the end which sent me all the way back to the Hare, however Stix and Rocky had a cheeky idea convincing Bullbait that enough had already gone back, and idea whic…