[Elfsea] Low Light/Torches and Huzzah the Stewards
eleanor_cleavely at yahoo.com
Fri Sep 28 04:03:36 PDT 2001
Lady Medb and Lady Afan did a bang-up job on Defender
and I had a wonderful time (well, except for all the
rocks but...). Thank you ladies for making this an
outstanding event. I won't miss another of yours you
--- Timothy Rayburn <timothy_of_glastonbury at yahoo.com>
> While I am certainly in favor of using the torches,
> if we have them and
> they are in good condition, circumstances this time
> meant that by the
> time the truck arrived on site, there were higher
> priority items to
> deal with. There is nothing that could have been
> done about this,
> sometime circumstances beyound your control with get
> involved. Our
> Stewards did an amazing job under amazingly far
> flung pressures that
> could never have been predicted. They deserve our
> thanks and support
> for such a smashing success given the troubles.
> Further, there is no one who has attended a Moot or
> Business Meeting in
> the last three months who was not aware the site was
> going to be VERY
> DARK due to low-moonlight. The stewards, to their
> credit, let us all
> know and I specifically made sure to bring extra
> lights and small
> lanterns to carry with me to solve this problem.
> --- Ldyinnes at aol.com wrote:
> > --
> > [ Picked text/plain from multipart/alternative ]
> > YES, THE STARS WERE BEAUTIFUL, HOWEVER HOW ABOUT
> THAT LONG TREK TO
> > THE
> > PARKING LOT AFTER DARK, NO LIGHTS ANYWERE TO HELP
> SEE UNDER FOOT.
> > WHAT EVER
> > HAPPENED TO THE STAKES AND TORCH HOLDERS THAT WE
> AS A BARONY WORKED
> > SO HARD
> > FOR, WHEN WE USED OTHER PRIMITIVE SITES. I, FOR
> ONE, THINK THEY ARE
> > A GREAT
> > IDEA. IT DOES NOT DETRACT FROM THE ATMOSPHERE AT
> ALL AND ARE VERY
> > PERIOD.
> > THEY ALSO LET US SEE THE GROUND UNDERFOOT SO WE
> DONT TRIP ON A ROOT,
> > STEP IN
> > A HOLE, OR OUR FOOT ROLL WHEN WE STEP ON A ROCK.
> > INNES
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