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Fencing Sculptor's Diary

The Ramblings of a Reluctant Civil Servant

Wahhhhhhhh Wahhhhhhhh Waaaaaahhhhhhhhhh !
My neighbours daughter has spawned again.

Don't get me wrong, it's lovely that the nuclear family still exists, but if the little snot monster wakes me up in the wee small hours I'm going to start getting v pi$$ed off.

After 15 minutes of inexorable wailing this morning I was sorely tempted to yell "Well you ****ers had better get up and deal with the little $hit or I'm coming through ****ing the wall !"

.....and I'm guessing I can shout a damn sight louder than the little $hit monster !

Trek Minus : whatever - problem counting
It appears that appears that I have a problem counting down.

Which was nice.....it'll compliment my apauling spilling.

News update.

Still no sign of any Mountaineering kit.

Finally heard back from Phuri Sherpa, everythings good to go and it sounds like he's been liaising with the Hotel in Kathmandu.

News from Nepal is that a recent very cold spell has caused numerous deaths - not too worried - as I suspect that those concerned were v poor villagers - but a salutary warning nevertheless.

Also a Bandh or "terror strike" has been called ahead of the elections. This could pose problems. Once I get to Nepal I am not going to feel too comfortable until I get up high into the mountains. I am hoping that the old folks don't catch wind of this or in the words of 'Murphey' "there will be.....trouble".

Need to make plans to pick up the missing bits of kit (poles, gaiters, enough bog role to last a month, pith helmet, prismatic compass and wicker hamper and officers dining table, silver cultery and crystal) I need for the expedition in Kathmandu and then head to Lukla.........quickly.