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Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps

growler 16 Apr 09 - 03:32 PM
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Richard Bridge 16 Apr 09 - 05:22 PM
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Lady Raffles 17 Apr 09 - 07:05 AM
growler 18 Apr 09 - 05:47 AM
VirginiaTam 18 Apr 09 - 06:05 AM
Pierre Le Chapeau 18 Apr 09 - 09:44 AM
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Subject: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: growler
Date: 16 Apr 09 - 03:32 PM

It's that time again folks
The weekend at the GI is as follows
Friday 1st Singaround with Ruff'n'Reddy 8.30 till whenever
Saturday 2nd, Singaround with the Barden 1.00 til 'God knows when'
Sunday 3rd The Barden again, with Gastove Bands at 4.00.
John will resume at 8.30, untill his hangover from yesterday allows
Monday 4th. Ruff'n'Reddy again, 'till whenever again
    Look forward to seeing you
      Simon


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Pierre Le Chapeau
Date: 16 Apr 09 - 04:18 PM

I will be there from the 2nd till the 4th.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Richard Bridge
Date: 16 Apr 09 - 05:22 PM

I will be there for as much of the time as my Gundulfian duties permit.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: The Barden of England
Date: 17 Apr 09 - 05:10 AM

As Growler says, I'll be there from Friday 1st. May until Monday 4th. May doing my stints on Saturday and Sunday, so hope to see as many of you as can make it.
John Barden


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Lady Raffles
Date: 17 Apr 09 - 07:05 AM

We'll be there on the Saturday with other Folkmobbers. Mick's looking forward to sampling and quaffing of the fine ales that he hasn't stopped talking about since last December so we'll be arriving by train. See you there.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: growler
Date: 18 Apr 09 - 05:47 AM

He'll have to get there early, as I intent to make up for lost time


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 18 Apr 09 - 06:05 AM

Essex Girl is going to give me ale tasting lessons.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Pierre Le Chapeau
Date: 18 Apr 09 - 09:44 AM

"Saints Alive Linda is that a four day course of Ale swigging lessons? i wanna come i wanna come.
Great that some other Folkmobbers are going to be there to. Its so easy by Rail ?.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Essex Girl
Date: 19 Apr 09 - 05:16 AM

I'll be ale tasting on Saturday as coming by train, and will try to be there on Monday but will probably have to drive then.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: growler
Date: 19 Apr 09 - 04:20 PM

Never mind Lynda, it will be lovely to see and hear you


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Girl Friday
Date: 19 Apr 09 - 05:04 PM

When you leave the Good Intent on Monday(if they throw you out in time)
Great News Folks


The Folk Club has a brand new venue, and it's not too far away from the old one. Lovely Pete has arranged for us to go to his local, The Foresters in Wilmington. It's address is 235 Dartford High Street, but that's at the pretty end!

We start there on Monday 4th May. I know it's a Bank Holiday, but please make an effort to be there. We want to create a good impression. I have spoken to the landlady, Katy, she seems very nice and keen to have us there. We'll probably coming straight from Rochester Sweeps Festival.

http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla:en-GB:official&hl=en&tab=wl

Thats the Google Map and directions from Eynsford


So,let's make a date for Mondays at 8.30 starting with a singaround .


Sue


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Girl Friday
Date: 19 Apr 09 - 05:24 PM

That should be Dartford High road BTW..sorry.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: wrotham-arms-jen
Date: 19 Apr 09 - 05:39 PM

there seem to be no trains running from broadstairs to rochester on the sweeps weekend - only service is via canterbury east with a walk to canterbury west....groan...

poor show for the festival and no wonder british seaside towns are struggling when there is a lack of public transport on a bank holiday weekend...bigger groan...

am considering putting on a small bus from the wrotham arms to the good intent for one of the days, so if anyone is interested please let me know

jen


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Lady Raffles
Date: 20 Apr 09 - 05:01 AM

We are going to be travelling from and back to Faversham on the 2nd, didn't think that there might be a problem with trains but if they're running from Canterbury we should be OK.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: The Barden of England
Date: 21 Apr 09 - 07:13 AM

refresh


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: GUEST,Paul Steele
Date: 21 Apr 09 - 08:24 AM

Down to work Sweeps weekend, but will show up at Good Intent if I get a chance.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: growler
Date: 21 Apr 09 - 01:57 PM

It'll be good to see you Paul


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: fisheye
Date: 21 Apr 09 - 03:09 PM

myself and the fair maiden will enjoy saturday afternoon with you all.
hopefully also we shall find Bishop Gundulf's dance area.
not sure about George as yet,too early to confirm.
fisheye


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: growler
Date: 22 Apr 09 - 10:07 AM

Those who attended the Good Intent folk club, last night, would have witnessed Dal, the landlord, standing behind the bar, in a catatonic state and a silly grin on his face, saying ' I'll only serve you if you speak English', to everyone ordering a drink, untill Karen hit him.
Please don't mention this and embaress him at Sweeps


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Girl Friday
Date: 22 Apr 09 - 11:00 AM

Sorry we missed it,


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Pierre Le Chapeau
Date: 23 Apr 09 - 07:59 AM

Dal,s got a great sense of humor growler when i saw you in the GI that day a few weeks back he was trying to steam clean the dishwasher When I said I clean my house with one of them he had us all in stitches.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: growler
Date: 23 Apr 09 - 03:14 PM

Yes, but he had'nt drunk four bottles of wine then


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Pierre Le Chapeau
Date: 24 Apr 09 - 03:36 PM

Im sure he was back on the jib next day .has they say in nautical terms


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Richard Bridge
Date: 26 Apr 09 - 04:21 AM

That's looking like my itinerary will be: -

Friday 1st: 0500 am: Jack In The Green Bluebell Hill.
Followed by snooze.
Afternoon, if I may borrow Rafflesbear's coinage, "feral" morris at random places in Rochester until PC plod moves us on.
Evening - retrieve noisy sprog and Sam from station somewhere, greet Royston, then Good Intent.

Saturday 2nd:
10.00 - 11.15: War Memorial
11.30 - 12.45: The Two Brewers
Wot no lunchbreak???
1.00 - 2.00: Bottom of Crow Lane
2.15 - 3.30: Guildhall
3.45 - 5.00: Ye Arrow or Boley Hill Stage
Followed by fodder
Evening: GI

Sunday 3rd:
Huge brunch then leave house by 12
1.00: GI
4.00: Bob and Kath's
8.30: GI

Monday 4th: alas stay sober to drive later
10.00 - 11.15 Guildhall
11.30 - 12.45 Two Brewers
1.00 - 2.00 War Memorial
2.30 Castle Gardens then Procession).


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 26 Apr 09 - 05:34 AM

Oh can I play itinerary too?

Arrive early Saturday 2nd May
Park car behind B&B
Wander down to town for a bit of morris spotting
Find TheSilentOne's daughter and her friend
Lunch somewhere
Check in properly at B&B
Afternoon at GI for music and ale tasting tuition
Dinner Break at Don Vincenzo's
Evening at GI

Sunday 3rd May
Toddle down to look at Medway and boats
Wander up to Castle and town for more morris spotting
Lunch
Afternoon at GI
Later afternoon either stay for Gastove set or down to Ye Arrow or wandering about
Dinner somewhere
Evening at GI

Monday 3rd May
check out of B&B
Visit the Medway again (weather permitting)
Morris Spotting (I think I need to get a little notebook is there an observer book of Morris?)
Back to GI for last (deep sigh) session


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Sue the Borderer
Date: 26 Apr 09 - 09:48 AM

Ah, Richard, it looks like our morris paths will cross at the Two Brewers on Saturday morning.

Friday morning I shall be dancing in the May with Rattlejag Morris on Castle Hill, Laxton, Notts then travelling down to Rochester to dance with my local side - Exmoor Border, from North Devon.

Exmoor have never been to Rochester before, so Virgina Tam, make sure you spot us. (Blue and green tatters, black faces and very flowery hats.)

Hope to meet you all first in the GI on Friday night. Essex Girl tells me I should find a lot of familiar faces.

Sue


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Richard Bridge
Date: 26 Apr 09 - 10:27 AM

Look forward to seeing you SB.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: The Barden of England
Date: 26 Apr 09 - 01:21 PM

Oooh now, there's lovely!! I'm getting excited, which is not good at my age!!! Sweeps just ain't that far away. Chez nous is going to be round the back at 'The Good Intent' so those who know will always be welcome ;-)
John & Jan Barden


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 26 Apr 09 - 01:44 PM

TheSilentOne has been practising the English Diggers Song

This one -

You noble Diggers all, stand up now, stand up now,
    You noble Diggers all, stand up now,
The waste land to maintain, seeing Cavaliers by name
Your digging does maintain, and persons all defame
    Stand up now, Diggers all.

He will probably only do it last thing Saturday or first thing Sunday while crowds are thin. Please could people join in so he won't be so nervous.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 26 Apr 09 - 01:47 PM

Forgot to say I am learning Black Girl on guitar. Woot!

I hope by next weekend to be able to Big Mama Thornton's Hound Dog, but don't hold your breath.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: mickyp
Date: 26 Apr 09 - 01:51 PM

Arrive at campsite,open can of beer and drink. Put awning up,open another can of beer and drink.Fill water containers,this is for washing only, never drink water at festivals,open can of beer and drink. Eat indian meal and open can of beer. Connect tele up in van to keep the wife happy. Open can of beer and drink. Down to GI for session and beer. Saturday down town to catch some dances and visit the beer festival. Sunday bang drum for our Molly Gang, nip in & out of beer festival to quench thirst.GI for session. Monday sober up and go home. Looking forward to seeing you all. Cheers Mick.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Richard Bridge
Date: 26 Apr 09 - 02:23 PM

It's a real shame that only booked performers and booked sides are allowed to camp. This year the levelled land alongside the new permissive path from the Rochester Bridge right the way along past ROchester Station is there, level, growing grass, and vacant. It's even got a tarmacked road for service vehicles, and three potential vehicular accesses (one would have needed a bit of levelling). All it would have needed was a few water standpipes and some grottibottis. And maybe some very hard security men to keep the local yoof at bay. It's right along the banks of the Medway. It would have been perfick, and I reckon it would have enabled hundreds and hundreds to stay and enjoy the whole of the festival. If they'd charged a modest £12 per head per night they could have made a fortune.

But oh no we can't be having that, even if it did used to be land open to all as being a tidal foreshore.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: mickyp
Date: 26 Apr 09 - 02:39 PM

Totally agree RB. The land down near the river would make a great campsite. It would save that trudge back up the hill after a days merriment.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: growler
Date: 26 Apr 09 - 04:22 PM

You'r forgetting Elton Safety.Please don't come out with sensible ideas,You will more than likely be arrested


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Richard Bridge
Date: 26 Apr 09 - 04:49 PM

There is already a handrail to stop the public from getting into the Medway unless they actively so intend.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Pierre Le Chapeau
Date: 27 Apr 09 - 03:34 AM

It would have been great to camp by the Medway but I fear Rochester Council, are like many councils tied up by Health and safety + They are to scared in the present economic climate to spend money to make money. looking forward it.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 27 Apr 09 - 07:10 AM

In my experience the streets and venues are so congested at peak times that one cannot move. Providing camping would inevitably encourage higher attendance. Maybe the council / police know the town cannot accommodate more people without approaching H&S issues.

Better change the subject back to musical or this thread will end up in BS for being too political.

Now learning Trouble In Mind on the mandolin! Makes a difference not having to be at work. I have energy and time to devote to learning and practice.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Richard Bridge
Date: 27 Apr 09 - 08:43 AM

The best ways around are either to swing south to the Vines, or (usually better) north to Corporation Street. From Corporation Street you can pretty well re-appear anywhere you like in the High Street.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Pierre Le Chapeau
Date: 27 Apr 09 - 08:50 AM

I shall try that Richard, re-appearing up and down the High street but wearing different Hats?


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: fisheye
Date: 28 Apr 09 - 03:32 AM

The trio will be there Saturday, FMON, George and fisheye.
will hopefully arrive early to enjoy some of the street shows and to seek a few friends out to film. should make the GI for the early start.
Hopefully I shall have a new toy to try out for those that like to sit in the dark corner...

fisheye


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: naughtyforty
Date: 28 Apr 09 - 04:09 AM

Little Apprentice and I will be arriving around 10.30am so I can take LA round Rochester as she has never been before. Also bringing some friends who have not been before so should be a good day. Will be at GI some time in afternoon. Looking forward to seeing you all again - it seems so long!!


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: fisheye
Date: 28 Apr 09 - 05:58 AM

Mr Bridge isn't there some old medieval bye law you can find to allow entertainers to camp in the city of Rochester.
fisheye


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: fisheye
Date: 28 Apr 09 - 06:05 AM

During the build up for the millennium I was involved in a group running a horse drawn bus from Greenwich and Blackheath stations to the Dome. We had the Greenwich council and the highways commission in a panic.....the outcome they could not stop us...Greenwich council even had to resurrect the old horse water troughs that were on the routes.
fisheye


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Lady Raffles
Date: 28 Apr 09 - 06:15 AM

Looking forward to seeing you too Naughty, Mick and I will be arriving around 11.30am so we'll look out for you. Does anyone know if the GI will be serving food, I don't think they did in December, if not I'll bring something along to soak up the ale (apart from Mick that is)


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: growler
Date: 28 Apr 09 - 06:21 AM

Lady Raffles
Karren always puts some hot food on sale for Sweeps, I will check, but I can't see this year being any different


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Richard Bridge
Date: 28 Apr 09 - 06:21 AM

I'm more likely to find a byelaw prohibiting vagabonds sturdy beggars gypsies or tinkers from entering the precincts of the city, on pain of imprisonment on one of the prison hulks that used to be moored in the Meway...


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: GUEST,woodsie
Date: 28 Apr 09 - 06:27 AM

They used to do food ages ago but there was none available last year, apart from a few nibbles gratis. It could be a good little earner for Dal & Karen as we Londoners, who had to set out at 11am or earlier are starving by about 2pm!


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 28 Apr 09 - 06:43 AM

I thought they had stew and rolls last year. Chris bought a bowl of the veggie. He said it was excellent. I am pretty certain I bought a ham sandwhich there a couple of years ago.

Getting itchy. Can't wait to see everyone.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Pierre Le Chapeau
Date: 28 Apr 09 - 07:10 AM

Im staying Friday and Saturday in B&B so I will be at GI for opening times. There a few bands I wanna see in other pubs so I will be coming and going by 5pm I should be going and coming due to vast intake of Ale. looking forward to seeing all of you. I must remember
Essex Girls Ale tasting on the Saturday too, Cant miss that.

Fisheye What is this new toy for folk who like sitting in dark corners? A torch maybe ?
There,s me thinking on the lines of some sexy blond Vampire.

Richard ,Clearly that latter bye-law you mention is totally disregarded these days?

i get my nice Clarissa semi Ovation guitar back from Brian on Saturday he is going to bring it to the GI. I dare say he has done a wonderful set up on it has he has done with all my instruments? I will bring me Mandolin to the Sweeps has well .
Roll on Friday.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Pierre Le Chapeau
Date: 28 Apr 09 - 07:18 AM

VT ' There are different powdered remedies you can buy to stop that Itching.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: fisheye
Date: 28 Apr 09 - 08:24 AM

shucks there's me waiting to film the demonstration of all the sweeps folk marching down the high street carrying their banners and tents.led by a Mr.Seeger singing we shall not be moved.
fisheye


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 28 Apr 09 - 09:12 AM

I could do This land is your land, This land is my land, from Epping Forest to the Canvey Island ....

But it only works in Essex.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Dead Horse
Date: 28 Apr 09 - 09:26 AM

".......prison hulks that used to be moored in the Meway..."
Richard, your ego is showing.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Richard Bridge
Date: 28 Apr 09 - 09:38 AM

I Dead it Meway!


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 28 Apr 09 - 09:42 AM

groan


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Pierre Le Chapeau
Date: 28 Apr 09 - 10:36 AM

What A Par-larva ?


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 29 Apr 09 - 04:19 AM

OK. So I received an email from Ideasthatsell (Fisheye's youtube notification service) about some new vids posted. And I went in and clicked on the latest Ride On. Whatyaknow, Old RB is nagging me to play along on mandolin. So inspired, this morning I learned to play along with Ride On on the mando.

Now 2 songs down. I'm chuffed. Thanks Richard (both of them).


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Pierre Le Chapeau
Date: 29 Apr 09 - 04:32 AM

I can only play Mandolin at present in D.G..A. and I accompany myself on a D Harmonica.
I have also learned scales In D.G.A.   There Pintagin&tonic scales so I can do a bit of lead accompaniment. its repetitive but sounds o k if kept short.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 29 Apr 09 - 05:32 AM

Pete
I am playing two finger chords only.

G, G7, C, C7, D and D7, to play Trouble In Mind

Watch the whole video there is a very slow easy to follow lesson from middle to end.

Still having trouble laying the singing over top of playing, but working on it.

for Ride On the Am chord is a bit of uncomfortable stretch but I am determined to make it comfortable.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Pierre Le Chapeau
Date: 29 Apr 09 - 05:35 AM

I have had nothing but trouble with Mandolin picks.
i have tried,

Plastic picks.
                      & Felt picks.
                                          Wooden picks
                                                                & Cork picks.
                                                                                     Paper picks
                                                                                                          & Cardboard picks
Riizla packet picks
                               and match sticks
                                                             a ball point pen
                                                                                          
and paperclips,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,But the greatest pick of them all..............
is made from a plastic.................................. Milk bottle.

Sounds like a Melodeon boy song? its true try it cut out a pick shape from a simple plastic milk bottle.

Thanks to my American friends across the pond for that excellent little tip.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Pierre Le Chapeau
Date: 29 Apr 09 - 05:49 AM

Thanks Vt that above is very good. I will fashion you a plastic milk bottle pick at the GI on Friday. Excellent.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Pierre Le Chapeau
Date: 29 Apr 09 - 07:30 AM

Im not quite sure what our mentor RB "Would make of plastic Milk Bottle picks for Mandolins?

all I done was draw round a pick and make a template and cut it out.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: growler
Date: 29 Apr 09 - 10:25 AM

Dear All
Karren has confirmed that she will be putting on food, ( Ploughmans and Soup with crusty bread }


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: The Barden of England
Date: 29 Apr 09 - 02:24 PM

Just when you don't need it, your laptop decide to fry a motherboard!!!! It was cheaper to buy a new one than find a motherboard and all the rest of it, so here I am again.
So - - Caravan checked. No water ingress, so all OK there. Solar panel kept the battery charged - all OK there. Somethings bound to curl up its toes and die, but at least I'll have some cover for the forthcoming Sweeps, so I'll be there from Friday about 3pm. Looking forward to this one.
John Barden


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Pierre Le Chapeau
Date: 29 Apr 09 - 06:55 PM

I,ll see you all Friday early evening.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Richard Bridge
Date: 29 Apr 09 - 08:39 PM

JB, my mate Morgan has just bought a sub-laptop for £149 with OS and office progs - needs little computing power so the battery lasts for ever - but runs like a dose of salts. Why? It runs linux and open office. He is dead impressed and is converting everything so it can be his mobile office.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 30 Apr 09 - 02:38 AM

My son (network engineer) has told me for years to use Linux because Windows and MS apps are clunky, unstable, vulnerable and disgustingly designed to become obsolete.   We have Linux and Open Office on our little eeePC. I love it. When this Dell (hell) laptop finally gives up the ghost, I am going for a Mac.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Pierre Le Chapeau
Date: 30 Apr 09 - 06:18 AM

I have always had Apple Macs. would not dream of touching windows with a Barge pole.
If you like making nusic.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: The Barden of England
Date: 30 Apr 09 - 06:41 AM

Richard - I was looking to go that route but decided against it this time. Those little notebooks with Linux and Open office are good - my external hard drive should work as a place to store data, but I need to check compatability first. As I say - next time, as by then I'll be retired :-).
Just one more day to sweeps - whoopee!!
John Barden


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: growler
Date: 30 Apr 09 - 10:18 AM

John
Dals got so many barrels in the yard, that you could be parking in the High St


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Lady Raffles
Date: 30 Apr 09 - 02:39 PM

Growler, thanks for finding out about the food situation.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Richard Bridge
Date: 30 Apr 09 - 04:24 PM

See you all at silly O'clock on Bluebell Hill


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: The Barden of England
Date: 30 Apr 09 - 04:44 PM

I'm being sensible and staying in bed, but Jan is going to Kits Coty stones for 05:24.
John Barden


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Leadfingers
Date: 30 Apr 09 - 07:44 PM

I may well turn up at the G I on Saturday ! BE WARNED !!!


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: The Barden of England
Date: 01 May 09 - 03:42 AM

It'll be good to see you there Terry - Nice one !!!!!
John Barden


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 01 May 09 - 03:58 AM

Kewl... I get to meet another Mudcatter.

See you all on Saturday and/or Sunday and/or Monday.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Richard Bridge
Date: 01 May 09 - 05:46 AM

Back to bed for a bit....


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Leadfingers
Date: 01 May 09 - 06:41 AM

A Bit of WHAT Richard ??


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Pierre Le Chapeau
Date: 01 May 09 - 06:55 AM

Rochester sweeps folk Pierre Le Chapeau is in need of help
Its a bloody Par-larva
In the early hours of this morning.
I dropped my mobile phone into a pint of beer and now it wont work despite all the tricks I know to dry it out.

Brian Rogers is meeting me at the GI tonight in order to give me my guitar he has just set up for me. Trouble is Brian wanted me to phone him when I got to the Gi this evening but his number is on the phone that went in the beer. so I have no way of contacting him which means I fear I wont get my guitar back until Saturday BOO HOO

If anyone knows Brians number could they txt it to me.
i have dug out a mobile which is for emergencies like this one .The number is
07743500456. I am not worried about giving this number out because I very rarely use it.
I intend to buy yet another new phone over the Sweeps weekend.
Thanks folks,
I intend to be in the GI BY 1800 HRS THIS EVENING.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 01 May 09 - 07:14 AM

I seem to have misplaced the business card Richard gave me.

Shouldn't his number should be stored on the chip from the beer baptised phone, in which case can't you swap it to the working phone?

Can you take the chip into shop (whatever mobile service you use) and ask them to get the numbers stored on it.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: The Barden of England
Date: 01 May 09 - 07:35 AM

Pierre le Chapeau :- I have sent you a PM with Brian's number, although he phoned me yesterday and said he will be there tonight.

Richard - No going to bed for a bit; the sheep at Knockholt will get jealous :-)

John Barden


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Pierre Le Chapeau
Date: 01 May 09 - 08:22 AM

Thanks Vt and John I got PM B4 i Left Re contact number SORTED.
.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Pierre Le Chapeau
Date: 01 May 09 - 08:23 AM

iM ON ME WAY TO ROCHESTYER NOW SEE YOU ALL SOON?


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: growler
Date: 01 May 09 - 10:39 AM

Pete, I did the same. Take the phone apart, dry off the bits and cover them in uncooked rice overnight. Sounds daft, but it works, it draws out the damp. If you don't believe me, then take your trousers off,stick a straw up your nose and say Whibble !!"!


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 01 May 09 - 10:41 AM

If you don't believe me, then take your trousers off,stick a straw up your nose and say Whibble !!"!


WAIT! Let me get my camera set up first.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 01 May 09 - 02:33 PM

Will there be a session at GI on Monday?


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: The Barden of England
Date: 02 May 09 - 03:28 AM

Tam - yes there's a session on Monday too. I'm sitting in my caravan behind the GI at this very moment. See you soon.

John Barden


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 02 May 09 - 03:43 AM

thank you John.. all packed, drrinking coffee then shower and hit the road. WOOT!


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: GUEST,woodsie
Date: 03 May 09 - 03:38 AM

That was good! A beer drinkers paradiso. A good folkmob turnout again.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: fisheye
Date: 03 May 09 - 03:46 AM

An excellent Sweeps festival and a very good GI session once again thank you JB. It was only a one day visit for myself and FMON due to other commitments. thoroughly enjoyed ourselves look forward to seeing most of you at Knockholt.
fisheye


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 03 May 09 - 05:27 AM

Fisheye and Fair Maiden. So sorry< I didn't get to speak to you both more yesterday. I just figured out what you were on about re what I like for breakfast. I wasn't thinking about the invitation to stay with you at Knockholt.

I have had so many requests to say the word banana from UK friends and colleagues so people could get a giggle at my expense, (and yes as what I have for breakfast is a sneaky way to get me to say the "b" word) that's why I thought you were asking.

If that makes sense to you then I am impressed, because I have confused myself.


Anyway Chris likes everything long as it has no meat in it (vegetarian). I am ok with pretty much anything, except weird stuff like liver.
Thank you for asking. Do you guys like wine? If so red or white?


Tam


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 03 May 09 - 05:30 AM

Great to meet Leadfingers face to face yesterday. Will post more after I finish playing.

I may be some time.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: GUEST,woodsie
Date: 03 May 09 - 07:02 AM

Here are a few photos that I took
Good Intent


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: growler
Date: 03 May 09 - 09:09 AM

Dal and Karen ran uot of beer last year, having got through 20 barrels in two days. This year he bought 48 and recons he will still run out.Could you lot please stop drinking, so there is some left for the Ruff'N'Reddy session on Monday


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: GUEST,Folkie
Date: 04 May 09 - 05:23 AM

Nice pub! Pity it's so far away.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Mick Woods
Date: 04 May 09 - 12:37 PM

Not a lot happening here?


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 04 May 09 - 01:59 PM

We are all knackered Woodsie. Great piccies, specially Essex Girl's festival toes. - Essex Girl sang something I had not heard from her on Saturday. Hope to hear it again from her soon.

The Sunday Night was the best session in my limited experience.

Met another mudcatter - Hi Sue the Borderer. Loved that last song you did Sunday, about beer as an excellent means of contraception. My partner and I loved the pagan one from the night before, (about the green man?)

Now my memory fails because I cannot remember who did the witch buring song. Was that Sue too?

RB's daughter .... whatever I say will fall woefully short of what she added to the sessions. Suffice to say the sweet crystal clear voice rendering the song of experience and death creates a heart stopping contrast. She is no slack at wailing in the lower register either.
RB did something Saturday night (I think), that I had not heard before that was amazing. I cannot remember it now and I am so ashamed.
John Barden and Jock on form making tingles all over the place. Steve May stunning. Pete I will watch you next time you play Streets of London. Want to learn that.

Cheers to the Rough & Ready, especially to &. She and I will work on Summertime/Motherless Child as soon as possible.

Fallen in love with No Worries and now the Sally Ironmonger Band and Mr Bob Kenward.

Paul Steele joined us on Sunday as did Dean? and Shona?

I know I am leaving people out (so sorry). Brain fart.

Weird thing is out of all the music from this weekend, what were we singing as we stumbled though our front door?

The cat came back, the very next day. The cat came back the thought he was a goner,

Thank you Royston.

This post is all over the place and I am quite amazed that I can type this well. Plan to sleep all day tomorrow (I wish) to recover and maybe my memory will pick up.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Girl Friday
Date: 04 May 09 - 02:03 PM

If TDL get sat in the G I too soon in the weekend - we are there for the weekend, so we did our own thing until Sunday night, when both the garden and the inside were heaving. We had to leave early as we had a late night session in the Gordon with Norcsalordie. I enjoyed a pint of whatever Dal gave me, having specified, not too strong and fairly blond. We got one song in, and played to a few "pieces of fresh meat." Great to see Richard, Royston, and Rachel belting out "Byker Hill". Roger The Chorister lives again !The leopardskin chaise longue is sitting in my lounge. Will have to practice my Eartha Kitt !


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: growler
Date: 04 May 09 - 02:26 PM

Thanks to everyone that attended the GI. Monday is usually the graveyard session, with people heading home, but this year it just kept filling up. We left at 4.30, as our session was due to end at 2.30 abd it was still in full swing.
Thanks again


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 04 May 09 - 02:46 PM

Oik! I forgot TDL.

Oh the shame.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 04 May 09 - 03:05 PM

aarrgghh! THANK YOU hosts Karen and Dal


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: The Barden of England
Date: 04 May 09 - 03:19 PM

I had a wonderful time. Thank you to all of you who came and sang, played and listened, not only on the Saturday and Sunday when I was mein host, but also Ruff & Reddy for the Friday evening and Monday sessions, both of which were stonking!! The 'Gastove' afternoon bands were great, and most of all - - KAREN & DAL of the Good Intent. There were times when they were inundated, but still kept working and working and working. I know how much work they put in before the festival. They ensured we had an astonishing range of ales to choose from, a perfect venue, and a wonderfully warm welcome. I've said it before, and will say it again - We are so lucky to have them.
John Barden


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Richard Bridge
Date: 04 May 09 - 04:08 PM

I think, VT, you may have my version of "The Famous Flower of Serving Men" in mind - cut back to a mere 18 verses, much enhanced on Sat with drums, but it keeps moving from the on beat to the off-beat. It was the one after which JB said "You Bastard!" - an accolade much appreciated. Otherwise it might have been "Knight William", which I nearly got right - the shepherd's daughter who chases her rapist to the King's court where he is told by the king to mary her. .


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: growler
Date: 04 May 09 - 04:53 PM

John, I second your comments. Cheers to Karan and Dal


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: fisheye
Date: 04 May 09 - 04:59 PM

I have a video of the gentleman in the corner playing the harmonica, sorry I do not know his name, if somebody can oblige or would like the video on here please let me know.
I also have Jim's full version of Lord Franklin which is available.

regards
fisheye


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Richard Bridge
Date: 04 May 09 - 05:06 PM

Ah, no, I did those on Sunday. Saturday I was designated to drive so I was sober and ought to be able to remember what I did. But the only one that comes to mind was Admiral Benbow, which I am sure you have heard me do before.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Don(Wyziwyg)T
Date: 04 May 09 - 07:19 PM

Hi Fisheye,

Tell me, how did the video of "Gone From the Medway" turn out? I think I had a bit of word fade toward the end, but I was kind of hoping we might have got it in the can this time.

Don T.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Richard Bridge
Date: 05 May 09 - 03:13 AM

1. Now that I am suffering from less post-weekend fade I have remembered some manners and would also like to thank JB, Karen and Dal, Gastove for the bands session, and Ruff 'n' Ready not least Cari who puts up in good part with much joshing about the band name. Also Bob Kenward who obliged with a smile when we asked him for more than one song at once, and we insisted on his comic classics (despite the fact that he must be getting fed up with them by now, we still love them). PJ's "miserable song" (his own description) was without doubt among, and possibly absolutely the best delivery I have ever heard of an unaccompanied folk ballad.

2. Fisheye, may I have a copy of Jim's "Lord Franklin" please? Audio only would do if it's easier. Also, may I have another copy of the Bishop Gundulf vid? I gave mine to Cari who is working on some of the Bishop Gundulf tunes in their "morris" keys.

3. The gentleman in the corner with the "moothie" is an ancestor of Little Legs (or Wee Jock as he prefers) so Growler should be able to oblige with an exact name.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 05 May 09 - 03:35 AM

He is Wee Jock's uncle. And he was amazing with that mouth harp. Would love to see that vid on the youtube. I am certain Jock and his siter will much appreciate that their uncle's performance has been recorded.

RB - I think it might be the The Famous Flower of Serving Men. I am all muddled about days and nights and trying to attach songs to where people were sitting in the room in order to date/time catalogue. It is just not working.


In my earlier post I should have mentioned it was nice to hear Woodsie perform. He usually hides his light under a bushel at most of the sessions I have attended in the last year.

Enjoyed Fisheye's and George's songs too.

Memory coming back bit by bit.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: naughtyforty
Date: 05 May 09 - 05:01 AM

Had a great time on Saturday - my friends really enjoyed themselves as well. Thanks to you all for putting up with silly songs from the Little Apprentice.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Pierre Le Chapeau
Date: 05 May 09 - 08:03 AM

Excellent weekend throughly enjoyed it. A massive "Well done to everybody"
Thanks Dal and Karen you both worked tirelessly .

Tam, Clearly I rarely do "Streets of London" has it fell to bits quite a lot-throughout due to chord memory loss. Nothing to do with the 6 pints I has swallowed prior But thanks. The picking pattern I use is simple. Route Note to Chord and any 3 favorable sounding strings below. i,ll show you next time

I enjoyed everyone singers and players. Well done Richard Bridge Admiral Benbow. I have not heard it before?

Royston & The Cat song excellent. Has always.

VTs confidence grows by the session.

Bag pipes and Belly dancers what a combination. Never seen a pub empty of men so quickly?

(The pipers improved somewhat since Knockholt two years ago too) a well done to him.

Great to meet and listen to Tony on the fiddle a fine fiddler

Thanks to John , + Simon and Kevin for taking the sessions.

MY FAVORITE ALE THIS YEAR HAVING SAMPLED MOST DARKS WAS........FUNKY MONKEY
MY LEAST FAVORITE MOMENT, folk not putting the Wood in the hole.

No sooner was I home and I was off again to The Foresters In Wilmington with Essex Girl really good night there has well.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: GUEST,synbyn
Date: 05 May 09 - 09:31 AM

Yes, Thanks to Karen & Dal, smiling on Sunday after what sounds like an incredibly hectic Satyrday- glad to have made it up the hill even for just a short while, whatever that blonde beer was, it hit the spot! Good to see y'all


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Pierre Le Chapeau
Date: 05 May 09 - 10:13 AM

There was a point whereby I found myself sitting on the floor (which I do not mind) due to the fact all seats were gone including the hired chairs which Dal; and Karen got for the event

one thing about being drunk and sitting on the floor is one cannot fall off the floor? or at least I have not managed it so far.

Anyway while on the floor my gold chain and safety chain from my gold pocket Watch had some how come off and it was pointed out to me by VT and the Quiet One to which I am very grateful thankfully the Watch was safe in my waistcoat pocket, for the Watch belongs to my father who is gravely ill at the moment which over shadowed The Sweeps somewhat for me so once again VT and Quiet one thanks again.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: melodeonboy
Date: 05 May 09 - 10:31 AM

Thanks to everyone who came and made it another great weekend at the GI. Special thanks to the indomitable Mr. Barden, and Karen and Dal, who worked their socks off making it possible.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 05 May 09 - 11:22 AM

Pete sorry to hear about your Dad. Should have given you a bigger hug yesterday.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Pierre Le Chapeau
Date: 05 May 09 - 11:37 AM

I did have me moments when both worry & concern crept in and this showed I think on me face sometimes and II was rather quiet. The same happened at Knockholt last year when I lost me Mum. I got a txt from me sister late Sunday afternoon Re me Father and that brightened me up and I think it showed when I did Drunken sailor and Blow the man Down.
Life goes on and I throughly enjoyed Sweeps.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Leadfingers
Date: 05 May 09 - 11:44 AM

Well I enjoyed Saturday - some great songs , and nice to meet Old Mates and meet a few new Peeps ! I chickened out of risking the late trains home so i was away early evening !
I'll be back over on the Saturday of the Dickens , but I'll be working the streets then !


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: fisheye
Date: 05 May 09 - 12:07 PM

That time of the month again:
   
Medway barges....bill
????? bush       ....micky woods
harmonica       ....wee jocks uncle.

be nice now somebody.

fisheye


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: fisheye
Date: 05 May 09 - 12:13 PM

ooops sorry Don...

fisheye


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 05 May 09 - 02:46 PM

Wee Jock's Uncle - Danny Boy on the moothie

Don(Wyziwyg)T - Gone From the Medway

Woodsie - The Prickly Bush


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 05 May 09 - 04:12 PM

Talking to PJ at his stall in the Corn Exchange Monday morning, he mentioned something to the effect that the Rochester Sweeps will be different next year. A punter arrived at the stall and we had to go, so I didn't get to ask him what he meant.

Has anyone heard anything?


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Girl Friday
Date: 05 May 09 - 04:33 PM

Tam, we've heard, year on year that the Festival is to be moved to Chatham Maritime, and possibly the Dickens Experience. The amount of trouble in the High Street leads me to the thought that it just might happen. I bet there'll be no streer drinking or carrying drink from pub to pub in future, and none of it because of the folkies. Bloody Chavs!


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 05 May 09 - 04:37 PM

shit! Sorry, but that is really f**ked up.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Girl Friday
Date: 05 May 09 - 04:47 PM

P Le Chap mentioned Wilmington. It was a fantastic night. If anyone else fancies it here's the website


Singers Club near Dartford

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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: The Barden of England
Date: 05 May 09 - 05:29 PM

That rumumour's been spreading for at least the last 5 years. I don't believe that will happen, for the same thing happens over the 'Dickens Weekend' over Whitsun. It's not 'Sweeps' nor 'Dickens', more the 'dickheads', and it's no different any weekend in Rochester High Street, nor sadly for that many other High Street. The Feral youth of today are allowed to run wild and free, and until the authorities do what they're supposed to do and apply the laws that the rest of us are more often than not forced to obey (because we are easy and compliant targets) I don't see things changing much. The streets are full of Police during the day at Sweeps, but they all disappear at night into their Paddy Wagons, precisely when they're needed - why?? Insert your answer here - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
John Barden


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Half of No Worries
Date: 05 May 09 - 05:35 PM

Brian and I had a great Sweeps and would like to thank Karen and Dal for a fantastic folk venue. You worked your socks off and it was really appreciated. Thanks too of course to our pals John, Dave, Simon and Kev. Lovely to meet up with so many friends old and new. Take good care until we meet again.
Love
Marion and the other half xxxx


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 05 May 09 - 05:39 PM

Good thing you don't have Dunkin Donuts here. That's where all the police in US spend their nights. Drinking Joe and scarfing down dount holes with sprinkles.

Hey if we started a trend of putting Dunkin Donut's franchises outside or even inside the yoof filled pubs and clubs...


Hmmm? Would that sort it?


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 05 May 09 - 05:40 PM

Marion... Please say you found your keys.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: GUEST
Date: 05 May 09 - 06:43 PM

I'm positive that there was a Dunkin' donuts in the Arndale Centre at Wandsworth. If it wasn't actually called that,it was the same ethos. Maybe this is why large parts of The Bill and The Sweeney were filmed there.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: GUEST,Girl Friday
Date: 05 May 09 - 06:45 PM

that was me above


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Richard Bridge
Date: 05 May 09 - 07:42 PM

Last year both Doug Hudson and Gordon Newton (or was it someone else?) categorically denied to me that Sweeps would EVER move to Chatham Maritime.

My radically abbreviated version of FFSM depends on the use of a partial capo. I don't think the riff can be done in DADGAD or any other way. The abbreviated language is: -

FAMOUS FLOWER OF SERVING MEN


I was by birth a lady fair
My father's chief and only heir
But when my good old father died
Then I was made a young knight's bride

Though I got married to this knight
My step-mother she did me spite
For she sent thieves in the dark of night
To rob my bower and slay my knight

T'was all alone I dug his grave
And all alone in it him laid
While Christ was priest and I was clerk
I laid my love in the cold clay earth

No living man I'll love again
Since that my lovely knight is slain
And with a lock of his yellow hair
I'll chain my heart for ever mair

I cut my locks and I changed my name
Fair Eleanor to Sweet William
I went to court to serve my king
As the famous flower of serving men

But all alone in my bed at e'en
Oh there I dreamed a dreadful dream
I saw my bed did swim with blood
And saw the thieves all around my head

Our king has to the hunting gone
He's ta'en the lords, the gentlemen
He's left me there to guard his home
The famous flower of serving men

Our king he rode the wood all round
He stayed all day but nothing found
And as he rode himself alone
It's there he saw the milk white hind

Oh the hind she'd mount and then she'd sound
Sometimes before, sometimes behind
A hind like this was never born
I fear she'll do me dreadful harm

Great silence hung from tree to sky
A grave was seen by sunlight fire
As through the woods the dove did moan
And sat and sang upon that stone

The bloody tears they fell like rain
As still he sat and still he sang
"Alas the day my love became
The famous flower of serving men"

"Oh it was her mother's deadly spite
For she sent thieves in the dark of night
They came to rob, they came to slay
They made their sport, they went their way

"And how she wept as she changed her name
Fair Eleanor to Sweet William
And went to court to serve her king
As the famous flower of serving men"

And as the King rode home alone
A dreadful oath he there has sworn
That he would hunt her mother down
As he would hunt the wildwood swine

For there's four and twenty ladies all
And he's rode in among them all
He's lifted her to his saddle brim
And there he's kissed her cheek and chin

And he has sent his nobles all
Unto her mother they have gone
All for to build the bonfire high
All for to set her mother by

The fire took first all on her cheek
And then it took all on her chin
It spat and rang in her yellow hair
And soon there was no life left there

And then for fear of any strife
He took Sweet William for his wife
The like before was never seen
A servant man became a queen


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: The Barden of England
Date: 06 May 09 - 03:08 AM

Marion found her keys Tam - No Worries :-)
John Barden


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: fisheye
Date: 06 May 09 - 03:39 AM

Dunkin Donuts ....ooooh my mouth waters....i have driven around 50 miles of the interstate to enjoy that pleasure. VT very naughty of you to remind me of my past......

fisheye


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Half of No Worries
Date: 06 May 09 - 04:23 AM

Re Keys
Yes thanks Tam,
They had limbo danced UNDER a box. I didn't know they could do that!


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Pierre Le Chapeau
Date: 06 May 09 - 07:36 AM

On Sunday night I took a stroll down the Rochester High Street and I was shocked to see the amount of drunken youths shouting and screaming. This was about 5.30 . It was just a mass of drunken youths A sea of Drunkenness .

This crowd put me off proceeding any further because these drunken youths were focusing there attentions on every one from families with children , Each other and one screamed at me Give us your f.....g Hat ? It was awful. so I turned about and went back to the B&B.

This was a far cry from the pleasant sight the befell me when I first converged on the High street Early Saturday Morning which was wonderful with Morris Dancers and folk behaving themselves In a orderly and pleasant manner and to be able top drink and be Merry.
Has folk are well aware I clearly like me Ale but i do not act like that.

If its any consolation it is not just Rochester and the Medway Towns such drunkenness arises its clearly apparent its a Nationwide problem. Growing at a Alarming rate which will without doubt spoil a lot of things for a lot of people, has usual this is caused by
the minority.
This is Pierre Le Chapeau on his soap box News at Ten Eltham.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Richard Bridge
Date: 06 May 09 - 08:23 AM

Now that Aaron Stone's Casino has burned down (oh, really, I wonder why???) the problem may reduce.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Girl Friday
Date: 06 May 09 - 08:32 AM

Yes Richard. Our thoughts exactly. Though i think it's not the first (accidental?) fire that the Casino rooms has had.Itis never completely destroyed though, and this time it seems to have a gaping hole in the roof, so there is obviously considerable inside damage.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: billybob
Date: 06 May 09 - 08:56 AM

Donuts with sprinkles at a shop at Bluewater!!


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Pierre Le Chapeau
Date: 06 May 09 - 11:48 AM

Has my train pulled out of Rochester on Monday evening I saw a lot of men in Florissant coats patching the damaged roof of the Casino with a large tarpaulin to me much of the roof looked clearly intact and stable enough to have these men Cavorting about up there ?

It will be interesting when the local paper comes out has to the report on the fire and the damage incurred by it which to me from a seat on a train looked minimal.

A lot of folk I was talking to favored the idea of a rumored Tesco store being built on the land rather then it being restored to its former troublesome venue.

I do not think that will happen because "Correct me if Im wrong. If a building burns to the ground the next building does not require planning permission ?

Clearly the building has not burned to the ground so that rule cannot apply so Tescos can not be a buyer.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Pierre Le Chapeau
Date: 06 May 09 - 12:02 PM

"I think thats "how the law states"? The said building must be Burned to the Ground.
Has what happen with
The Yorkshire Grey Pub in Eltham and
The Welcome Inn pub Eltham.
And if some thing is not done soon I fear The Tudor Barn The old home of Folk Mob the club I belong too will meet the same fate but through vandalism ?


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Richard Bridge
Date: 06 May 09 - 01:51 PM

Demolition is an act of development requiring planning permission. So is rebuilding.

But if land is incapable of reasonably beneficial user without planning perission there is a presumption that planning permission should be granted - not necessarily in ANY form


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 06 May 09 - 02:48 PM

The police cordoned off the High Street in front of The Eagle on Saturday evening while we were dining at Don Vincenzo's. This right after an ambulance was parked (flashing lights strobing) for about 40 minutes). Looked like it may have been a glassing with one of those hard plastic cups. There was one shattered in the gutter between pavement and road. The rest of the cups were the soft plastic kind.

I could be wrong but I did notice that one cup was different from the rest littering the street.

This was between 6 and 7 pm. There will still families on the street then, little children. There were at least 4 officers manning the cordon.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: growler
Date: 06 May 09 - 02:48 PM

Richard, I think in this case, it would be an act of kindness. However, on a happier note, we raised £108 for Emmaus. Well done all and thanks


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 06 May 09 - 03:03 PM

£108 is good, but I should have taken that glass outside and started begging.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: growler
Date: 06 May 09 - 05:41 PM

Your Right
Will do so next year, by wich time it sould be up and running


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Richard Bridge
Date: 06 May 09 - 05:57 PM

Do please visit the "Sweeps Improvements" thread or PM or email me. While I have Doug's ear it would be a shame not to use it..


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Pierre Le Chapeau
Date: 06 May 09 - 07:20 PM

RB Im a sillyarse,

I Cant find the above thread? There again Im a Newbie to mudcat. Im also a little bit wobbly wobs having been to folk mob club tonight.
When I told folk about Sweeps at club there was a terrific interest.. Spare us a search throw us a link .    sincerely Pierre.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Pierre Le Chapeau
Date: 06 May 09 - 07:22 PM


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Pierre Le Chapeau
Date: 06 May 09 - 07:23 PM

Sorry about that Mr Moderator" Slip of the thumb.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Pierre Le Chapeau
Date: 06 May 09 - 07:26 PM

Roll on Pigs Ear booked it off. goood night


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Pigstrings
Date: 06 May 09 - 07:56 PM

Perhaps it is just my overheated imagination, but it occurred to me as we were ferrying the City Wall Winebar stage PA across to the car park on Sunday evening (the police not having opened the High Street due to milling crowds so I couldn't get the car in to load it all up) - that this is probably pretty much what the London mobs of the past looked like.

The chavs make uneasy companions for the festival, but I do think both belong to Rochester, for better or worse. Moving the festival would turn it into a tourist set-piece.

A shop-keeper told me the fracas outside the Eagle Saturday evening was a stabbing. But there was no blood on the ground outside the City Wall Winebar Sunday morning like there was last year....

Sue


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Richard Bridge
Date: 06 May 09 - 11:25 PM

The "Improve Sweeps" thread


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Pierre Le Chapeau
Date: 07 May 09 - 07:45 AM

Thanks very much Richard Re above..


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Kev The Clogs
Date: 07 May 09 - 10:05 AM

Pete - The Yorkshire Grey retained the fabric of the building though didn't it - it merely changed use (from pub to McDonald's - and quite sympathetically I think!!). The Welcome Inn, however, was a burnt out shell and so needed to be demololished due to structural reasons.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Richard Bridge
Date: 07 May 09 - 10:12 AM

demololished? Can you do that with a bananananananana?


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: GUEST
Date: 07 May 09 - 06:23 PM

Exactly Kev the Clogs ' Burnt to the ground :means Bunt to the ground. Whereby the very fabric of foundation lies?


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Pierre Le Chapeau
Date: 07 May 09 - 07:08 PM

That was me above. all this Logging in and out par-larva . I do understand its gotta purpose.
But my memory aint.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: GUEST
Date: 08 May 09 - 11:18 AM

I understand the casino rooms was open for business again last night


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Pierre Le Chapeau
Date: 08 May 09 - 04:17 PM

Really who,d have thought it?


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 12 May 09 - 02:34 AM

More videos from Fisheye

Jim Radford - The Merchant Navy Man

Someone has put up some Wolf's Head and Vixen at the Good Intent videos.

Should I put in links?


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: fisheye
Date: 12 May 09 - 04:39 AM

VT they are not my videos, I do not have the sole rights to video's for mudcat, so go ahead and link if they were at the Good Intent session.

Fisheye


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Sue the Borderer
Date: 15 May 09 - 07:03 PM

Oooops. It's taken me a while to get back on this thread cos I did some more 'gadding around' after Sweeps.

Tam, I'm glad you liked my songs. The first one you mention "Pint of Contraception" is by John (Mitch) Mitchell from Worksop. I believe Cyril Tawny recorded it a long while ago though the only people I've heard sing it are Mitch and Jerry from my Folk Club (Bideford in N Devon)

"Sing to Welcome Back the Green Man" is by Ann Reader - who's on mudcat as Mrs Scarecrow. Both Ann and husband Dave have written lots of songs, including several about witches but the Witch song you mentioned is not one of theirs, nor was it me singing it. It was sung by Martin - "The Unicorn Man" and credited to a (nameless) friend of his.

Sue


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: GUEST,Pigstrings
Date: 16 May 09 - 03:41 AM

There's a You Tube clip of Pig's Ear playing on the City Wall Winebar stage if anyone's interested.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TlC7PfoXkWo


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: The Barden of England
Date: 16 May 09 - 04:10 AM

And here's a 'blue clicky' to get you there

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TlC7PfoXkWo

John Barden


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: GUEST,WEE JOCK
Date: 16 May 09 - 04:33 AM

Thanks for all your lovely comments about my uncle charlie's moothie playing, he thoroughly enjoyed himself, like we all did When he was younger he went on the carl levis talent show, which was one of the very first talent shows i think to be shown on tele,and was asked if he wanted to go on the road, but declined as he had a family. He is never at home and later on this year,he might be going to wales or somewhere in the UK for a short break, staying at one of the RAFA homes for ex serviceman,and no matter,where he goes his moothie goes with him, and as he puts it he wants to play for the old folk,not bad for a selecfully deaf and slightly blind 89 year old.
Before he got the train to go back to Bristol, he asked me to give everybody his love and thanks for a great weekend, {or was it the pub)
He thought everyday just got better and better.

As i type he is probably making arrangements for next year.
Thanks one and all
Wee J


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Girl Friday
Date: 16 May 09 - 12:35 PM

We've two vids from Rochester 2009 on Youtube.

Road Kill Cafe


Banks Of The Ohio


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 16 May 09 - 01:03 PM

Oh thanks for putting me completely off me dinner, Sue. I ain't had noffin since breakfastand was purty hungry. Not after the Road Kill Cafe.

Suppertime at the Roadkill Café

Suppertime
All the dishes were greasy
Fish was reekin'
And the mutton was green

Oh you had some chips
Left from the previous evenin'
And the mushiest peas
You've ever seen

Two in the morning
And your gullet is risin'
You crawl on your knees
Down to the latrine

Three in the morning
There's nothin' left inside you
But you're still a clingin'
To the big white tureen

Suppertime
And your stomach's still queasy
Head is a thumpin'
And your face is now green

Oh you betta switch
From the "Roadkill Cafe'
And eat some where else
That you've never been


Re the Casino - Talking to Stephen Dixon (curretly Essex, formerly Medway, archive Services manager) yesterday - he says that building is listed. I guess it will have to burn all the way down to the ground get a change of use.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Girl Friday
Date: 18 May 09 - 10:50 AM

Aw.. and we were just thinking of helping you with your diet. Didn't want to turn you bulemic or anything.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: Richard Bridge
Date: 18 May 09 - 11:28 AM

Keep an eye out for further small fires...


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: romany man
Date: 19 May 09 - 09:19 AM

I got an ol bulldozer that runs amuck sometimes i think it might fall off its transporter somewhere in rochester if i got paid enough, its atracted to the smell of smoke for some reason.


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Subject: RE: Good Intent Rochester UK Sweeps
From: GUEST,FainaJoy
Date: 28 May 09 - 04:36 AM

Hi, sorry I didn't put this in earlier. Just found this site. We were unfortunately unable to experience the whole Sweeps Festival. From Canada visiting our daughter in London. Fran and Chris were gracious enough to set us up for Thursday night to be up at Blue Bell hill for sunrise. My side (Orange Peel Border, 1 and a bit hours north of Toronto, Canada) was at High Park in Toronto awakening with the sun. My husband Jim and I were thrilled to be able to join the ranks in witnessing the awakening in Rochester.

Chris met us at the train station on Thursday evening then went onto the Good Intent Pub where we met Karen and Dal. I had to pee really, really bad. We had a few pints in London throughout the day and the damn washroom door on the train was locked. Funny thing, Chris mentioned there was one at the Good Intent. Much relieved. Fran came to meet us, finished our pints and were whisked off to there home where we had a wonderful dinner along with Ben and Georgina. Off to bed!

Up early with memories that will last a lifetime. I have to say it was a great experience to be there with you all at Blue Bell Hill.

Back to the Good Intent for a good English Breakfast. Unfortunately jet lag hit like a brick wall and Fran had to take me back for a sleep. Woke up feeling like a new person and ready to take on yet another day doing a walk about in London. Sorry I was unable to take part in the pub for breakfast. I know that Karen and Dal worked very hard putting it all together and then have to continue with the fast pace throughout the weekend. I'm so sorry I never had the opportunity to say thank you to you both for the wonderful greeting you gave us at the pub on Thursday night as well as Friday a.m..

All in all it was a wonderful experience and we enjoyed the warm welcome. Jim really, really enjoyed the chili vodka! He loves hot stuff, what can I say.

Thanks once again Chris, Fran, Ben, Georgina, Karen and Dal,
From your friends in Canada. Hugs to you all.


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