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A Christmas Gathering in Gotherington (preceded by a short muddy walk!)

The South Midlands December walk, organised by John and Guy, started in the pretty village of Gotherington on a slightly grey but dry morning.  The 5 mile walk passed some impressive dwellings and many muddy fields and gateways. Most, but not all, of the walkers remained upright and a quick recovery by the kilted walker saved much embarrassment when he slipped on a particularly muddy patch!

After the walk we returned to Gotherington and assembled at the Shutters Inn for a very hearty and tasty Christmas lunch.  The food really was good and plentiful.  A mix of wine, beer and soft drinks lubricated tongues resulting in lively and sometimes bawdy conversation.  A smattering of Christmas cracker jokes caused much laughter and some groans, whilst one of the puzzles caused consternation for many.

A great day, enjoyed by all who attended.  Thank you John and Guy.


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