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The Morning Pull!
By Geoff Hodgkinson, Co-Editor

November 10, 2012:

Here's 2012 President Robin Wonnacott (left) lighting the barrels at the start of the morning pull (above). Some high jinks happened just prior, to keep the usual traditions alive. Then people appeared out of doorways, some with sleepy kids on their shoulders, but the pull went better than normal, with only one Achilles tendon damaged as far as we know. A nice breakfast at The George completed the occasion and for a moment it was a bit like the old days. There were a few new faces among the spectators and we hope they appreciated the reasons behind the event and how it needs to be protected. So, now back to sleep until the Hunt meets at 11. Yawn!



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