In an earlier summons, members of the Findon Gentlemen’s Cycling Club had been invited to “foregather and assemble in order to partake of exotic victuals and libations, and to celebrate and commemorate such feats, alarums and excursions as have befallen, overtaken or blessed the assembled host on Friday the Seventh of March proximate, at 8pm sharp…” at the Not Gala Night held in the Gurkha Tandoori, Worthing.
Having gathered, all dressed in formal dress and ablaze with medals, though with Mr Roche in his Nepalese suit respecting our location, an attempt was made to establish telephonic communications with fellow member Mr Budd, currently residing in New Zealand. After Messrs Thomas and Thriscutt had failed, the youth wing was called upon to make the link. The wonders of technology enabled us to all see and talk to Mr Budd, presenting him with an alternative to Breakast TV – great to talk to you Chris.
In line with tradition Mr Roche started the proceedings with a relatively short presentation of a medal, being overtaken for once by Mr Thriscutt for time taken. As ever a great evening, and our thanks go to the Gurkha Tandoori for fine victuals and excellent service.
In a sad reflection of our reduced capacities, though it was as enjoyable and evening as ever:-