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Offline kyn

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Re: Fort Luton Work Day 20/10/2013
« Reply #23 on: October 21, 2013, 13:55:43 »
Jc101 I am glad you had a good reason not to join us, you and David do a great job at the Grand Shaft :)

LynL, I am sure my brother finds ways of hurting me - I think he finds me squealing at him fun :)

We have been lucky so far and I hope that luck keeps coming.  Although we don't do too much that is dangerous, mostly just awkward!

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Re: Fort Luton Work Day 20/10/2013
« Reply #22 on: October 21, 2013, 13:06:12 »
Well Kyn,  a First Aid box is usually red with a white cross on it  :) :) I promise I won't tell H and S though  :)

You are all very fortunate that there haven't been too many bumps and grazes and I sincerely hope it stays that way. Is your brother REALLY that bad  :) Best of luck next week then .
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Re: Fort Luton Work Day 20/10/2013
« Reply #21 on: October 21, 2013, 09:51:59 »
Sounds an 'interesting' work day!
Sorry I couldn`t get along but I was being kept busy in the Grand Shaft & Drop Redoubt.

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Re: Fort Luton Work Day 20/10/2013
« Reply #20 on: October 20, 2013, 23:43:27 »
Why do I always get the blame?  I wasn't even near you! :)

First Aid Box?  What's one of them? ;)

We did manage to find most of the edge of a buried serving room today in preparation of uncovering it all.  At one point some earth fell in and gave us a tantalising glimpse of the building itself!

Luckily I haven't had my big brother with us for the last two work days so have been pretty safe! :)  Will have to watch out next week though!

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Re: Fort Luton Work Day 20/10/2013
« Reply #19 on: October 20, 2013, 19:35:03 »
You should always have ARNICA cream in your First Aid box  :) but I don't know how it would work on squashed toes ( I still wince for Kyn  :) ) great for legs and things though.
Hope it soon feels better cliveh  :)
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Re: Fort Luton Work Day 20/10/2013
« Reply #18 on: October 20, 2013, 18:40:00 »
Only 3 of us today but we managed to do some work including clearing a path through the to this tunnel entrance.

I was a casualty today with a huge bruise and painful swelling on my right leg caused by being struck by a low flying trailer!! I blame Kyn!  :)
 
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Re: Fort Luton Work Day 20/10/2013
« Reply #17 on: October 16, 2013, 19:22:16 »
Thank you for the offer :)  I will give you a shout when we are up Horsted next!

Just confirmation about this work day - so far we have:

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Bilgerat did you want to come along to this one?

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Re: Fort Luton Work Day 20/10/2013
« Reply #16 on: October 16, 2013, 14:11:04 »
Oh well, the offers there. Ive already seen the fort inside and out, just offering to lend a hand.

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Re: Fort Luton Work Day 20/10/2013
« Reply #15 on: October 15, 2013, 19:22:16 »
I am meant to volunteer somewhere else on Saturdays!  Although don't seem to turn up very often at the moment :)

Cliveh, you are so right - such friendly banter when you find a concrete block balanced on your toe.  So friendly I don't think I can repeat what I said as the word filter will kick in :)

Merc you are spot on with what you said, and yes it would be great to see some new faces! 

These are not chances to get inside non-accessible sites.  Most of the time we only see the areas we are working in and we are there to work.  As much as  I welcome more people to join us I do want to make sure the people who come along are there to help out and are not going to disappear off somewhere leaving us all slogging on!

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Re: Fort Luton Work Day 20/10/2013
« Reply #14 on: October 15, 2013, 15:58:47 »
Would it be worth trying to arrange a few on a Saturday instead - maybe to appeal to those that have other commitments on Sundays?

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Re: Fort Luton Work Day 20/10/2013
« Reply #13 on: October 15, 2013, 14:13:38 »
I agree 100% with that Merc.

They're also a good way to meet and / or get to know better other Forum members! Nothing like having someone drop a lump of concrete on you to encourage friendly banter  :)

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Re: Fort Luton Work Day 20/10/2013
« Reply #12 on: October 15, 2013, 14:07:46 »
It would be nice to see a few more people on the work days :)

Although they are "work" days rather than forum visits, these old forts, tunnels, ditches, casemates etc. make an interesting working enviroment, and it's good to help towards preserving them.

I'm sure a few more of you could spare some hours one Sunday, if not this year, then maybe next...

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Re: Fort Luton Work Day 20/10/2013
« Reply #11 on: October 14, 2013, 22:26:56 »
New volunteers are asked to attend a few Horsted work days before joining us on any others.  I will let everyone know when the next one at Fort Horsted will be as soon as I know.

Thank you for the interest :)

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Re: Fort Luton Work Day 20/10/2013
« Reply #10 on: October 14, 2013, 15:40:18 »
I`d love to get involved with this! Fort Luton was one of my favourite places to go as a kid. Unfortunately I`m flat out this weekend but good to know there'll be more. What kind of state is the fort in these days?

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Re: Fort Luton Work Day 20/10/2013
« Reply #9 on: October 13, 2013, 23:29:11 »
These are booked in every 6 weeks, so I am sure we will see you on others :)

 

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