Category Archives: Crawley

Crawley – The Clive’s Not Dead Yet Party

Today marked Hector’s third trip to Crawley in the last couple of months. In mid August, Lady Maggie phoned with devastating news, Lord Clive of Crawley had had a major heart attack, the prognosis was not good. Last month, en … Continue reading

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An afternoon in Brighton, late evening in Crawley

This is the eve of The Rome Trip officially entitled Hectoris Hiatus Horribilis, as close as we could get to – Hector’s Horrible Holidays. Due to the antisocial flight times from Scotland, Edinburgh specifically, it was conceived that The Rome … Continue reading

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Partridge Green – The Source of Dark Star!

It was moments after 06.00, the 06.25 flight from Gatwick to München was about to Board. You’re from Edinburgh? said Doris in front of us in the queue. No, Glasgow, I replied. Your Boarding Card says Edinburgh. So it did, … Continue reading

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The Lost Weekend – The Middle

A Tale of Two Ales Hector has heard Clive and Maggie refer to the Burgess Hill Beer Festival, today he would experience it for himself. The short hop on the train from Crawley, via Three Bridges as ever, saw us … Continue reading

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The Lost Weekend – The Beginning

The Glasgow September Weekend has long been one of Hector’s favourites, the first respite after the start of the new session. München has been visited for Oktoberfests, more recently the equivalent in Stuttgart. This year Hector finds himself resident in … Continue reading

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The Day We Went to Brighton

Arriving last evening  from Budapest there was an important Curry-Heute at the  Jai Ho in Horley then Clive and Hector squeezed in a late night Bier at The Swan.  Crawley’s version of 5 to 11 Graeme turned up on schedule.  … Continue reading

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München via Crawley, a November Weekend

Day 1 –  a night with ‘Danny’.  At the start of this year Emma approached Hector in the staffroom and said: ‘We need another staff trip.’ We compared diaries and the St Andrew’s Day holiday Monday weekend was free.  I … Continue reading

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A night out in Crawley

The first part of the summer vacation, proper Yes, Hector and Marg sped back from Yorkshire, repacked their bags, and the very next day headed back to England.  This time the aeroplane took the strain.  Mr Stelios had brought our … Continue reading

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