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									Club Discounts
Discounts are available to all club members.
Please mention ‘The Roundabout VW Club’
and quote your membership number. or show
your membership card when contacting these
companies for discounts. If you have any
problems when obtaining a discount please
contact Marc Little on: 07787 571512 or
email marc@cybernology.co.uk
Status VW Parts
                                                          Ultra VW Magazine
                                                          20% discount on subscriptions through their website.
                                                          In order to obtain the discount you will need to
                                                          enter our club password which is SJMHWR.
                                                          www.chpltd.com/ultra_vw/
                                                          Sureterm Direct
                                                          Offer specialist Insurance for all VW's and 15%
                                                          discount. Providers of car, motorcycle, household,
                                                          classic vehicle, travel and Holiday, business and
                                                          commercial, in car entertainment, alloy wheels
                                                          insurance policies. Also breakdown cover and
                                                          warranty cover.
                                                          Sureterm House, Bridge Place, Godmanchester,
                                                                                                                     Power Bulbs
                                                                                                                     10% discount on all orders, with free post and
                                                                                                                     packing. Automotive lighting retailer and offers
                                                                                                                     the latest technology from Osram and Philips.
                                                                                                                     Please quote Voucher code: ZXRCX111 when
                                                                                                                     ordering via the website.
                                                                                                                     The Mill, Field Lane, Ossett, Wakefield,
                                                                                                                     West Yorkshire, WF5 9DZ.
                                                                                                                     Tel: 0845 123 2855 www.powerbulbs.com
                                                                                                                     MotorServ
                                                                                                                     5% to 30% discount varying depending on the
                                                                                                                     product. Suppliers of Motor Parts, accessories,
                                                                                                                     tools and consumables. Any part not in stock
                                                                                                                                                                                CLUB                   News 70             October 2005                                                            NOTE: CLUB
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   MEETING
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SUNDAY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   6th Nov 6pm

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  What’s on...
10% discount for all club members. Mail order:            Huntingdon, Cambs, PE29 2AD.                               can be ordered same day for next day delivery.
PO Box 27, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA6 2WX.                Tel: 0870 20 20 230 www.sureterm.com                       Unit 2, Arden Park, Old Wolverton Rd,
Tel: 0870 143 144 5 www.status-vw.co.uk                   Bernard Newbury                                            Old Wolverton, Milton Keynes. MK12 5RH.
German, Swedish & French (Privilege Card)                 5% on parts, 10% on trimming. Coach-trimming               Tel: 01908 220995 www.motorserv.com
10% discount on all parts other than engines at any       and performance parts.                                     M Restorations
GS&F branches, by mail order or online. Parts suppliers                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Saturday 8th October
                                                          1 Station Road, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex. SS9 1ST.              5% discount on any of the west coast metric or
for Audi, BMW, Citroen, Mercedes, Peugeot, Porsche,                                                                  scat VW parts they offer. They also offer a full                                                                                                             Pub Crawl Around Stony Stratford
Renault, Saab, Volvo and Volkswagen vehicles.             Tel: 01702 710211 www.bernardnewbury.co.uk
                                                                                                                     restoration and service. Contact Paul Woollard                                                                                                               Meet in the Vaults Bar, 2pm onwards.
Mail Order: 0208 917 3888 www.gsfcarparts.com             Barry Grainger Insurance Services Ltd
                                                                                                                     Unit 6, Tableoak Farm, Tableoak Lane,
Euro Car Parts
                                                          15% discount on classic insurance schemes.
                                                                                                                     Kenilworth, CV8 1PX.                                                                                                                                         Sunday 9th October
                                                          Providers of motor, commercial, motorcycle,
Variable discounts on selected items (Contact them        classic vehicle, travel, household insurance               Tel: 01676 530 500 or 0797 442 3029                                                                                                                          Canford Classic VW & Porsche Show
for info) at the Milton Keynes Branch.Supplier            policies. Their Vintage, Classic Vehicles includes         www.mrestorations.com                                                                                                                                        Canford Park Arena, nr Wimborne, Dorset
of car parts for Audi, BMW, Citroen, Mercedes,            vans and Military vehicles with varying mileage .
Porsche, Peugeot, Renault, Saab, Volvo & VW.                                                                         RAC Auto Windscreens                                                                                                                                         www.jcevents.co.uk
                                                          73-75 St. Johns Road,                                      In the region of a 50% discount when purchasing
Unit 9, Drew Court, Watling Street, West Granby, MK.      Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 9TT.                      direct from the Milton Keynes branch only.                                                                                                                   Tuesday 18th October
Tel: 01908 648670 www.eurocarparts.com                    Tel: 01892 542736 www.barrygrainger.force9.co.uk           Fitters of windscreens, side and rear windows.                                                                                                               VW Aircooled night
Footman James Insurance                                                                                              Stockists of glass for more than 10,000 vehicles.
                                                          Haynes Publishing                                          Workmanship on re-glazing jobs are guaranteed                                                                                                                The Ace Café, London.
10% discount on all classic car policies, this is not     15% discount on all mail order purchases which
restricted to VWs. 5% discount for owners of New                                                                     for 3 years and resin repairs on laminated front                                                                                                             Saturday 29th October
                                                          will be delivered free of postage and packing to           screens are guaranteed for 5 years.
Beetles. Multi vehicle policies are available for

                                                                                                                                                                         Roundabout VW Club Christmas Meal
                                                          UK addresses. Suppliers of service, repair &                                                                                                                                                                            Halloween Bowling
owners of 3 classic cars or more, with the ability        restoration manuals, techbooks, biographies                Unit 1, Wellington Place, Bletchley, MK3 5NA.
to include modern vehicles on the same policy.            and DVDs about cars, motorcycles, motorsport,              Tel: 01908 648099 www.rac.co.uk/windscreens                                                                                                                  Meet in the City Limits bowling alley in the
Call Jayne Jordan for a quote.                            home appliances, cycling, caravanning, computing,                                                                                                                                                                       Xcape building at 7pm, please see inside
                                                                                                                     Lava LifeStyle
Waterfall Lane, Cradley Heath,                            family health and more. To get your free catalogue         10% discount. Volkswagen, Mini, Lowriders, Iconic                                                                                                            for more detsils.
West Midlands, B64 6PU.                                   call the number below. The line is open 24 hours           bikes and Toxic Tiki's printed bags and clothing.   Saturday 3rd December
Tel: 0845 330 9731 www.footmanjames.co.uk                 a day, seven days a week. If ordering online you                                                                                                                                                                        Fri 4th-Sun 6th November
                                                          will need to register and will need the clubs unique       www.lava-lifestyle.com                              After the success of last years Christmas meal I have arranged another                                   The Classic Motor Show
Batt's VW's - Milton Keynes                               logon code: ROUB                                           jill@lava-lifestyle.com
Special rates for club members. Aircooled VW                                                                         Volksmaniacs
                                                                                                                                                                         dinner & dance event, this time at The Swan Revived Hotel in Newport                                     NEC Birmingham
repairs and servicing, engine rebuilds, MOT repairs.      Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 7JJ.
                                                                                                                     15% to 35% discount on purchases either by phone    Pagnell on Saturday 3rd December.                                                                        www.necclassicmotorshow.com
This does not include Type 2 (Vans) except for            Tel: 0800 91 71 898 www.haynes.co.uk                       or on-line. Discount varies depending on product
engine rebuilds.                                          Delux Motorwerks                                           and quantity. VW Parts supplier.                                                                                                                             Sunday 6th November
Tel: 07963 174289                                         10% discount on labour charges. Offer a full beam
                                                                                                                                                                         The cost will be £30 per person (subsidised by the club by £2 per head) for a three course meal          Roundabout VW Club Meet
                                                                                                                     Unit 1a, Woodmans Works, South Lane,                plus coffee and mince pies and the club will also be supplying a glass of wine for everyone.
The Bus Station                                           narrowing, full hydraulic and air suspension fitting,      Elland. HX5 0PA.                                                                                                                                             The Barn, CMK, 6pm onwards.
5% discount. Suppliers of classic VW parts, accessories   a hub re-drilling and disc brake cross drilling service.
                                                          Have a look at their website for more details.             Tel: 01422 310044                                   There will be a disco until 1am and there will of course be a raffle. Numbers are limited and            Please Note: It’s the firework display in
and cars for sale, import/export specialists.                                                                        www.volksmania.net                                                                                                                                           Central Milton Keynes so if you want to
23 Exmouth Road, Southsea, Hampshire PO5 2QL.             Tel: 01455 457297 www.deluxemotorwerks.co.uk                                                                   so tickets will be available on a first come - first served basis. If you fancied splashing out for
                                                                                                                     Street Style and Power                                                                                                                                       park outside The Barn, please try to get
Tel: 023 9234 5000 www.thebusstation.co.uk                Elite VW                                                   Suppliers of street and strip tuning products.      the whole night rooms are also available at the hotel at £30 per person for B&B,                         there early as it gets very busy!
                                                          5% discount on servicing & repairs, 10% discount                                                               please contact the hotel for details: www.swanrevived.co.uk or (01908) 610565
Stateside Tuning                                          on reconditioned engines. Specialist mechanics             Unit 19, Frogmore Industrial Estate,
10% discount on specialist engine machining               experienced in aircooled and watercooled engine            Motherwell Way, West Thrurrock, Essex, RM20 3XD.                                                                                                             Saturday 3rd December
services, standard and performance engine parts           reconditioning and servicing with a workshop fully                                                             Please contact me on (01908) 630733 to book your space. Julie                                            Roundabout VW Club Christmas Meal
                                                                                                                     Tel: 08707 706196
(sale items and show prices are not included).            equipped with computer diagnostic hardware.                www.streetstyleandpower.com                                                                                                                                  Swan Revived Hotel, Newport Pagnell.
Callers are welcome but MUST telephone for an                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Please see inside for details

                                                                                                                                                                         Pub Crawl Around Halloween Bowling
                                                          Unit 9, Corringham Park Farm,                              VW Heritage
appointment due to an extremely heavy workload.           One Tree Hill, Essex. SS17 9NH                             Suppliers of genuine VW and top quality parts.
Advice is free but we prefer if queries are emailed.
                                                          Tel: 01268 581111 www.elitevw.com                          Parts Centre Ltd, Hollands Lane, Henfield,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Please contact Julie Webber
The Outbuilding, Dorn Heath Farm, Stratford               info@elitevw.co.uk                                         West Sussex, BN5 9QY.                                                                                                                                        on (01908) 630733 for more
Rd, Moreton in Marsh, Gloster. GL56 9NQ.
Tel: 01608 812438 or 07932 013682
sales@statesidetuning.co.uk
www.statesidetuning.co.uk
                                                          Karmann Konnection
                                                          10% discount. Suppliers of parts and accessories,
                                                          for vintage VW, Porsche 356 and early 911.
                                                                                                                     Tel: 01273 495 800 www.vwheritage.com
                                                                                                                     5% discount, call Ben at Street Style and Power,
                                                                                                                     he will create or amend your account which will
                                                                                                                                                                         Stony Stratford                                      Saturday 29th October
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              at City Limits in the Xcape building
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  information or to book your
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  space on convoys.
                                                          Grainger House, 6 Grainger Rd,                             automatically discount their prices for you.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 New Members
4plates                                                   Southend On Sea, Essex, SS2 5BZ.                                                                               Saturday 8th October                                 The annual pilgrimage to a bowling alley is
10% discount on all orders through our website.                                                                      Airhead Clothing
                                                          Tel: 01702 601155 www.karmannkonnection.com                Aircooled clothing for vee dubbers.10% discount                                                          upon us once again, please meet inside the
Suppliers of custom, Road legal and classic black                                                                                                                        One of the delights of living in the city of
aluminium silver embossed number plates.                  JC Events                                                  for fellow Roundabout VW Club members. Just                                                              bowling alley at 7pm to start bowling at 7.30pm.
                                                                                                                     find what you want on the website and call us       Milton Keynes must be the amount of public
Courtclough, The Ballagh, Enniscorthy,                    10% discount on anything on their on-line shop                                                                                                                      We will be playing two games and there will
Co. Wexford, Ireland.                                     via a telephone order. Call Jason.                         with your requirements.                             houses in Stony Stratford! So take some time
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              be awards for the top scorers and the worst!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The committee would like to
                                                          Tel: 07971 559453 or 01202 434668                          Tel: 01234 881 515 www.airheadgear.co.uk            out and sample the fine wares that Stony has                                                            welcome the following new
Tel: + 353 53 36655 or + 353 86 1725908
                                                          www.jcevents.co.uk                                                                                             to offer by joining us for a peruse around           Price: £8.40 per person
sales@4plates.co.uk www.4plates.co.uk
                                                                                                                                                                         them. Starting in the Vaults Bar on the high
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 members to the club:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              £7.50 - 16 and under
                                                                                                                                                                         street at about 2pm, we will see where the           Fancy dress optional                               Steven Hackney, Debbie Flanders and their

   Roundabout VW Club Contacts                                                                                   www.mkvw.co.uk                                          beer takes us! Join us throughout the day -
                                                                                                                                                                         you can ring Julie on 07738214415
                                                                                                                                                                         to find out where we are!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Contact Julie on (01908) 630733 or to book
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              your space - If you do not book you may not
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 1966, blue, 1500 Beetle.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Geoffrey Kermode and his 1970, red,
   Mark Webber                        Chairperson                                   01908       630733               mark.webber@dsl.pipex.com                                                                                be guaranteed a space on the day!                  1300 Beetle.
   Clare Tarbox                       Membership & Treasurer                        07801       520789               clarebox@boxes1.co.uk
   Malcolm Hawkins                    Newsletter/Website                            07974       375634               malc@bandwagen.com
                                                                                                                                                                         SPONSORED BY:
   Julie Webber
   Marc Little
   Tim Moore
                                      Events Co-ordinator
                                      Liaison Officer/Forum
                                      Secretary
                                                                                    01908
                                                                                    01908
                                                                                    01908
                                                                                                630733
                                                                                                672268
                                                                                                371551
                                                                                                                     mark.webber@dsl.pipex.com
                                                                                                                     marc@cybernology.co.uk                                                              10% DISCOUNT FOR ALL CLUB MEMBERS
   Neil Lane                          Committee Member                              07778       659360               neil.lane3@btinternet.com                                                            NEW TEL No: 0870 1431445                                       www.status-vw.co.uk
   Ian Metcalf                        Committee Member                              07946       216568               ian.metcalf@virgin.net
   Paul James                         Committee Member
                                                                                                                                                                                           The copy deadline for the November issue is Sunday 16th October
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      AGM 2005
                                                                                                                                                                to Spenny.b. He was the drunken zombie. His                                                                  After the AGM, Malc had organised a show
                                                                                                                                                                prop stick was hilarious. It was like a stick with                                                           and shine so everybody went off and marked
                                                                                                                                                                a skull mounted on the top. Spenny.b was using
                                                                                                                                                                this like a microphone and singing to it. What                                                               their little sheets for Best Type 1, best Type 2,
                                                                                                                                                                made me crease up was when there was a                                                                       Best Of Show, Dirty Duster and Best Other Aircooled
                                                                                                                                                                good bit in the songs it would be raised up                                                                  categories. When Malc tallied up all the results
                                                                                                                                                                high. The higher he held it the better the song       As usual we met up at the cricket
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             he announced that he had won Best Beetle
                                                                                                                                                                was. I won’t mention how many times he fell           pitch, at Campbell Park. We all set                    (fix!), Spence had won best Camper, Adrian
                                                                                                                                                                over or how many people he bashed on the
                                                                                                                                                                head with the skull, then ducking away.               off in convoy at about 11.15am                         Best of Show (in his 1955 oval) and poor Mark
                                                                                                                                                                Oops, I just mentioned them!                          and eight VWs started the lovely                       (spindizzee) got the Dirty Duster award. After these
                                                                                                                                                                The music was getting better and better. All          journey to Billing.                                    awards, while everybody was still together, Malc
                                                                                                                                                                the old tunes were coming out, loads of those                                                                gave out the annual club awards to Andrew for
                                                                                                                                                                fav tracks that everyone knows. The whole tent        As we arrived we had a few problems with               Best New Member, Alan and Mary for Best OLD
                                                                                                                                                                was dancing and everyone was having a wicked          people being over charged and the customary            Members, Spence for the Where’s Tim award
                                                                                                                                                                time. We were trying to avoid the over spray
                                                                                                                                                                from Spenny’s beer as he poured it onto his           uncertainty of where to camp, so Julie took charge     as he has been a bit ‘Timish’ this year and
                                                                                                                                                                face (how could he miss that mouth!)                  (good ole girl) and told everyone where to go.         finally Steve Shoebridge as Spirit of the Club.

                                                                                                                                                                The evening seem to pass so quickly. Well I           After setting up the tents and gazebos we              After all the hard work everyone had done so
                                                                                                                                                                guess time does fly, blah blah... At the end          started the AGM (groan, here comes the boring          far we decided everybody looked a bit hungry
                                                                                                                                                                Brian Burrows was thanked by Jensen D
                                                                                                                                                                Groover and all came to an end.                       bit!), it was held in a similar fashion to last year   so Julie and I started the BBQ and cooked what
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      with the committee all in line at one end of           felt like millions of burgers, sausages and corn
                                                                                                                                                                Two things that disturbed me though:                                                                         on the cob for everybody. Everyone seemed to

VW Action Sept 2005 Herts County Showground
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      the gazebos.
                                                                                                                                                                1. Seeing Spenny.b poking a girls bum with his                                                               enjoy the food and I think we got away without
                                                                                                                                                                   stick, then finding out that it was a bloke!       We have a report which is available to be seen         poisoning anybody for another year (hoorah).
                                                                                                                                                                   Note from Spenny.b “nope, I categorically          at any time by request which we had all written
                                                     we were all sat around the gazebo in the dark                                                                 deny that”.                                        for the AGM. We all stood in turn and explained        After the BBQ food we had lots of donuts and
The birds are singing, the sun is                                                                         dragged her to my awning, and told her to get
                                                     waiting for the Mark and Julie’s special light       painting. Well, what a fantastic job she did,                                                               what we do and what we have done for the               made most of the children play the donut game…
shining and today is Friday, the start                                                                                                                          2. Spenny.b dropping his fag on the floor
                                                     show… whoooaaa… the switch was pressed               after half an hour I was fully made up, dressed          in the loo’s, watching it roll under to the        club. At this point I would like to say a huge         not being allowed to lick your lips whilst eating
of VW Action 2005.                                   and hey presto, we had lights, little flashing       and ready to hit the town. Outside my awning             next cubical and then banging on the               another THANK YOU to Anto for all the                  a donut. They all seemed to love it even though
                                                     lights… although they looked rather pretty, it       I was met by some weird and wonderful peeps.             door asking for it back.
                                                     was decided to keep them static. A little                                                                                                                        wonderful work she has done for the club in the        there were a few who wanted more than one!
Those of us who were going today were to meet                                                             We had Mark looking like Goofy with some
                                                     while later, for some reason, the lights decided     black an white face paint, Spinnydeezy looking        Just as well I was there to pull him away.            past as she stepped down as Treasurer. This
at the usual meeting place. I picked Graham          they had a mind of their own and started flashing.                                                                                                                                                                      Later people played games and Julie and I
up on route and proceeded towards the cricket                                                             very scary in his long poncho and mask, Clarke                                                              had left a position available on the committee so
                                                     Hmmm, Julie grabbed the little black control         looking good with this wolfman mask, Marc with        Well, that was my bit. More of a ‘Fill in the Gaps’   we asked everyone who would like to step               introduced people to a new game that I had
ground where we met up with Mark and Julie,          box and rather excitedly shouted “it’s vibrating
Donut and Clarke. After a little chin wag we were                                                         a blooded ripped top and disgustingly awful           write up. It was a great night and I think                                                                   just learnt call Kubb (check out www.KUBB.co.uk).
                                                     in my hand”. Sure I heard a few sniggers from        mask or did I have a bit too much to drink and                                                              forward to possibly be voted for Treasurer to
on our way… and the sun was still shining.                                                                                                                      everyone had a wicked time.” UNQUOTE                                                                         It had mixed reactions, but I think people enjoyed
                                                     beside me! It seems the little black box had         not realize he hadn’t put it on yet. Hazel had                                                              make themselves known. Strangely nobody
Pretty uneventful cruise to the showground           decided to go into meltdown, all was not good.                                                                                                                                                                          it overall. After all the hard work we all sat in
although our speed on the motorway was kept                                                               a similar outfit with a mask you would die            Sunday                                                did, apart from Clare (hoorah) who had decided
                                                     The lights were turned off and the rest of the       for, Leanne all in black with some interesting                                                              she would like to do it along side Membership.         the gazebos and had a drink or 2… or 3…
to a paltry 50mph, due to a borrowed engine          evening was spent sitting in a pretty dim light.                                                           Awoke Sunday morning feeling surprisingly
from the one and only spinnnyyyydeeeeeeezy,                                                               face/ war paint, Donut looking like summing                                                                                                                        or 4 in some cases (you know who you are…
                                                     Just behind our camp site, were sum peeps            from the WWF with Paul looking very much like         alert, summing to do with the fresh air.              This then led us to having the job of Secretary
sitting in the back of Mark’s bus not really                                                                                                                    Oohhhh nooo, what’s all this here? Now this           available which Tim later stood for, as Clare          I am innocent until proven guilty).
                                                     playing music at a ridiculously loud volume and      Darth Vaders brother! and of course, the club
knowing for sure how it would run!                   as it was nearly 1am people were not happy,                                                                is where you understand the womans need to
                                                                                                          mascot himself wearing a pumpkin mask.                                                                      couldn’t do 3 jobs. We then asked if anyone            Sunday was a bit of a relaxing day after a few
                                                     thankfully some security with balls turned up                                                              remove their make up before they go to bed,
After the erection of the tents, awnings and                                                                                                                    my recently re-upholstered cushions in tasteful       would like to step forward for positions on the        hours or less of sleep and we slowly packed
Gazebos, Paul and his two young adults, Leanne       and threatened them with eviction. The noise         It’s good that peeps made the effort especially
                                                     soon stopped. I retired around 1am and I             as last years pimps an hoes went down a storm.        patterned covers were now covered in this black       committee and after a few seconds Mr. Paul             everything down and everybody went their
and Lucy arrived. The sun was still showing its                                                                                                                 and white slimy mess. Jane is gonna go mad,           James stepped forward and eventually Mr. Mark
face, so a few beers were called for and time        believe the others were not too far behind me.       Later Paul was telling me about a rather small                                                                                                                     separate ways. It was another successful AGM.
                                                                                                          man wearing black micro PVC shorts, tight black       took her hours to cover these. A quick look in
for a chill-out session. Later in the afternoon                                                                                                                 the mirror was indeed a nasty experience.             Taylor (a.k.a. Spindizzee) stepped forward.            Please remember to try and come up with
Mark produced a new lighting plan for the            Saturday                                             PVC top with a black pvc mask and German                                                                    We invited them along to the next committee
                                                                                                          pickalhaube helmet with his danglies hanging          “Where did those damn face wipes go?” Got                                                                    ideas as to what the club could do or what you
gazebos, a length of plastic tubing containing       Awoke to grey skies. Weather not looking too                                                               dressed then went hastily off to the showers.         meeting. We also held a re-election for everybody
some lights, which was threaded the length of        good. A visit to the showers was needed after        out, well you had to see him to believe it.                                                                                                                        would like from the club as it is YOUR club and
                                                                                                          Funnily enough, I met up with him later in the        On returning a little while later Alan and Mary       currently on the committee and thankfully
the Gazebos. We all waited with baited breath        the sweaty light stick melee the night before,                                                             had arrived, sitting under the gazebo having                                                                 we want it to get better and better for the future.
for the grand light show as soon as night fell.      as I entered the men’s shower, there before me       evening - but that’s another story, yikes!                                                                  nobody was voted off. Clare was voted in
                                                                                                                                                                their cup of tea, the sun blazing down, the
                                                     was a woman in the midst of getting changed,         Anyway, off we all went to the main tent area.        peaceful surroundings, seemed so surreal after        as the new Treasurer.                                  Mark Webber, Chairman
A little later Mr. Spinnydeezy and Sarah arrived     “erm, excuse me” I said, “just having a shower”,                                                           the night before. During the day peeps either
looking like little fresh daisies. In the meantime                                                        After arriving there, I realized I had run out of
                                                     to which she replied in a shriek “this is the        beer, so Marc Hazel and myself went back for          chilled out or swanned around the show ‘n’
Graham had produced some hard plastic                ladies showers“, “erm no, it’s the mens” I said,                                                           shine and the surprisingly lack of trade stands
luminous night sticks, oh dear, now this is                                                               more only to return later and find we had lost
                                                     so she carried on getting dressed whilst I nipped    all the others. Now the thing is, this is where       and finally, awards to those below:-
where the fun starts. Two teams were hastily         for a shower. Later it dawns on me what had
put together with a handful of light sticks, I                                                            it all becomes a bit hazy/foggy, can’t seem to
                                                     happened. Some cheeky rascal had been                recall much further on than this with the exception   Heroes
think the idea was to throw these sticks at each     switching the mens/ladies shower name plates,
other from a distance. I mean, these objects                                                              of little snippets here and there. The little PVC     To all those who made it to VW Action this year.
                                                     how I sniggered. After a hearty breakfast, time      man giving me a cuddle and at the same time
were not designed to be thrown at each other.        for a look around the show ‘n’ shine etc.                                                                  Julie and Leanne for looking after me and
As the evening was getting darker, the sight of                                                           trying to punch me!! Trying to drink from a can       keeping me safe due to the loss of all balance
these luminous sticks flying from one side of        Coming back to the camping area Marc and             which was only partially open covering my face        and reasoning. The security staff with balls.
the field to the other must have looked awesome.     Hazel arrived followed a little while later by       in lager as I desperately tried to find my mouth.
If you could imagine tracer bullets flying through   Malc and Clare, who incidentally had forgotten       Bopping people on the head with my cane, I            Villains
the night sky, you have the scene. When you          most of the food, I won’t go into too much detail    was told later what I apparently got up to but
                                                                                                          it would take another 3 pages to write. BUT           Idiots who think that playing mindless “music”
were younger, your mother always said “its           as it was a rather embarrassing moment, moans                                                              at stupid volumes is great (moi not inc).
gonna end in tears”… oh well… the very               groans and strops soon followed. The sun was         ME KNOWS YA WANT TO KNOW, so here is
unfortunate Paul was ambushed by Julie and           now shining fiercely, time for the sun cream         a little piece from Mr Little himself.
                                                                                                                                                                Thanks
myself. At first it wasn’t quite clear who threw     and find shelter under the gazebos. As the day       QUOTE: “After a few of the gang had a go on           Would like to thank Graham (the mechanic) for
the ‘killer stick’ but after discussing ‘the         wore on, I was very much looking forward to          the Waltzers we headed (or should that say            the endless supply of tea and coffee, the light
incident’, it turned out that Julie had caught       the ‘dressing up’ part of the evening. Marc and      be-headed?) over to the music tent. It wasn’t         sticks and of course his humour. To Clarke for
Paul in the back with one while my shot had          I started on the beer quite early to get in the      too long before they started playing the toonz        keeping Graham amused with his bug. Thanks
caught him just above his right eye, causing a       mood for what was to be an awesome evening,          from the stage. It was great to see how many          to Julie for her endless energy in running about
nasty injury, won’t go into too much detail,         well I thought so anyway, more on that later.        people had dressed up, the fancy dress was            looking after us all. Thanks to Mark, well, for
but blood was present… of course, the ‘war           In the mean time, Tim had failed to show.            awesome. I got a tap on the shoulder for carrying     being Mark and many thanks to Hazel for her
game’ was stopped for immediate first aid            Cries of “where’s Tim?” echoed around the site,      my bottle of JD in the tent, so I had to go back      superb make up skills.
tended by Julie, Paul was very brave, he didn’t      a phone call later confirmed Tim was still at        and tip it in to a can. By this stage I was pretty
feel a thing! Was that due to the alcohol or         home. All was not good, WE WANT YA PATIO
something else, answers on a postcard please.        HEATER! He eventually arrived about 9.30.
                                                                                                          drunk, and Mr. Spenny.b was well shot. Dancing        Sorrys
                                                                                                          in the tent was myself, Hazel, Julie, Spenny.b        I did promise Leanne she could do my face
Other injuries included a graze on Mark’s chin and   After we had all eaten, the time came for            and Lianne. Though we did have the odd club           paint. For Paul’s injury. Spencer
a few bumps on some others, a little while later     my make up to be applied. I grabbed Hazel,           member appear now and then. Anyway, back

								
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