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Deolman

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Re: Baggage Transfer - Positives and Negatives
« Reply #45 on: 16:56:15, 09/10/19 »
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Bigfoot_Mike

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Re: Baggage Transfer - Positives and Negatives
« Reply #46 on: 18:58:22, 09/10/19 »
Which one is Mel? We have never met.

ninthace

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Re: Baggage Transfer - Positives and Negatives
« Reply #47 on: 19:00:00, 09/10/19 »
Which one is Mel? We have never met.
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Re: Baggage Transfer - Positives and Negatives
« Reply #48 on: 19:20:47, 09/10/19 »
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Surely, Mel, the porterage of the equipment is the duty of the valet, with assistance from the undergardener.

One needs a decent port after the roast of an evening. Can't trust thebumkins to provide the decent quaff, can we.
Bonus points for porterage and quaff  :)

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Re: Baggage Transfer - Positives and Negatives
« Reply #49 on: 19:31:52, 09/10/19 »
Bonus points for porterage and quaff  :)
A gentleman does not quaff anything other than an ale.  And as for using an undergardener for carrying equipment - that is the role of the footmen and grooms.  Gardening staff are to assist cook in the conveyance of comestibles.  Ye gods!
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Re: Baggage Transfer - Positives and Negatives
« Reply #50 on: 19:45:59, 09/10/19 »
A gentleman does not quaff anything other than an ale.  And as for using an undergardener for carrying equipment - that is the role of the footmen and grooms.  Gardening staff are to assist cook in the conveyance of comestibles.  Ye gods!
The groom has his job to do and the under gardener is capable of walking which the older staff seem not to be. Should have buried the butler eons ago.

If quaffing port was good enough for  Peter and Bertie then tis good enough for me.

Ale is for the after rugger supper, not for the jolly jaunt around the estate.
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Re: Baggage Transfer - Positives and Negatives
« Reply #51 on: 19:48:38, 09/10/19 »
I have - you're in trouble for asking!

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ninthace

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Re: Baggage Transfer - Positives and Negatives
« Reply #52 on: 20:15:22, 09/10/19 »
The groom has his job to do and the under gardener is capable of walking which the older staff seem not to be. Should have buried the butler eons ago.

If quaffing port was good enough for  Peter and Bertie then tis good enough for me.

Ale is for the after rugger supper, not for the jolly jaunt around the estate.
  I would suggest that a decent ginger beer is more appropriate for a walk.  A good red and a chilled white (and rose of course  if ladies are present) should of course accompany luncheon.  Port is more for after dinner TBH.


There was a time at Cranwell when as a student I was charged with the arrangements for a camp that started the day after the summer ball.  I arranged for a 4 tonner to be backed up to the Mess as the ball finished at around 0600 and we outloaded the uneaten food that had would otherwise have been thrown away.  We used this as the basis for the first day's lunch.  The smoked salmon etc was going down much better than the usual compo when the distaff (who only seemed to have cheese sandwiches) complained that the camp was supposed to involve an element of hardship.  By way of justification I pointed out that we had only been able to liberate bottles of Italian wine rather than the good stuff.


Late edit for poor punctuation - must try harder
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Re: Baggage Transfer - Positives and Negatives
« Reply #53 on: 23:22:34, 09/10/19 »
Chuckling  :D
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Re: Baggage Transfer - Positives and Negatives
« Reply #54 on: 07:06:09, 10/10/19 »
Late edit for poor punctuation - must try harder


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