Minutes of the Meetings of the Pembroke College Winnie-the-Pooh Society Held on 12th October 2003 at the Freshers’ Squash
Present: Owen, Roz, Dunstan, Rosy, Naath, Jack, Katie
Guests: Isobel, Sarah, Aubretia, Cecilia, Chess, Edith, Gwawr, Olly
Apologies: Katie, Rachel C, Rachel H, Neil
- Meeting opened.
- Votes to let visitors vote. Passed
- It must be National Enjoy Your Hair Day.
- They keep his head in a box because it kept being stolen.
- Roz’s deadlines can’t reach her outside Greater London. Rather unfortunately, Cambridge deadlines appear not to be restricted by geography.
- The minutes are read by Chess, Edith and Aubretia.
- Roz: In places, there are places
- Bad Art is discussed, especially in the context of heaps of scrap-metal.
- College food and eating facilities.
- Roz lived in King’s Cross. Station. In a sleeping bag.
- Katie arrives, cursing the trains.
- Votes to censure Alison. Passed.
- We could all have a book and read sentences at random. Failed.
- He’s a postgrad muso so I’ll attack him in the Faculty and find out who he is.
- The Reading: Chapter 7 of The Old Testament "In which Kanga and Baby Roo come to the Forest and Piglet has a Bath."
- It’s not "the true purpose of PoohSoc", but it is one of a long list. Passed.
- The minutes might do anything. Passed.
- Dunstan reads us his letter from the Council.
- "... because various people are trying to kill me." It takes some of those present several seconds to realise that this remark has a perfectly rational explanation.
- May you rest in peace. Passed.
- In a wholly (we think) unprecedented move, the Society attempts to flee the Freshers.
- Tradition is hot. Passed.
- Tradition is a dish best served cold. Passed.
- Votes to censure tradition for being hot when we want it cold. Passed.
- Votes to censure Martin for not being here yesterday. Passed.
- We should censure Neil a couple of times lest we forget how. Passed.
- Votes to censure Neil for (delete as appropriate) not being here in his giraffe costume or not dropping in to see us.
- We should slow down to allow the secretary to catch up. Passed.
- We’re kind like that. Passed.
- We play musical biscuits. To the accompaniment of the tune inside Katie’s head.
- Votes to mandate Edith to make tea on a barbecue. Passed.
- House warming parties (especially incendiary ones) are discussed.
- That was subtle. Passed.
- Roz: We’re such a small circle now we could play that patting game.
- How is Jesus’s fortunes going?
- We pass the biscuits some more.
- That’s Jack.
- Dunsatn only had two today, but Nick can’t come.
- Little birds have been walking all over the biscuits.
- Katie has turned into a packet of biscuits. Jack isn’t here so we can’t ask him if she’s as beautiful.
- Henry Pootle’s had a hard day.
- We should plait their hair together so they can appreciate it jointly.
- Roz: How do you eat normal people?
- We should all sing "Happy Birthday" at 7:07 on Tuesday: Passed.
- Chess (Michelle Hart), Edith (James Robert Bowe) and Naath pay their Pooh Levies.
- Naath: We had this thing at school where you stood in the middle of the circle and people took turns to attack you. Jack: We had something like that at my school. It was called bullying.
- She’d never been in a tent. She’s from Australia.
- Let’s all nip off down to the beach: Passed.
- Votes to mandate all builders to make cement out of physicists instead of sand. Passed.
- Votes to censure it for not turning itself into dinner miraculously. Passed.
- Votes to rescind that if it does. Passed.
- Votes to close. Passed.
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