Lake District Week – Nomination for Awards

This has caused a lot of debate, but I can announce the nominees for the various awards from this Lake District week. I have accepted bribes in the way of food and drinks, and this has helped considerably.

The results will be announced on Friday’s short walk.

So the nominations are:

BRAVEST WALKER OF THE WEEK

Sarah (for completing Striding Edge)

Gordon (for continuing despite tendon difficulties)

Julian (for being positive and courageous)

BEST DRIVER OF THE WEEK

Steve B (for smooth and faultless driving and going to Greggs)

Sarah (for getting parallel parking sorted)

Maggie (for using her camper van at the last minute to get people to Scafell Pike)

ORGANISER OF THE WEEK

Julian

No other nominations were received

QUOTE OF THE WEEK

Dave (Buy someone a meal? Gordon could buy the entire restaurant)

Maggie (Are we really climbing that hill?)

Dave (Here’s one for you, I’ve got a question)

BEST WALKER OF THE WEEK

Steve M (for completing walks with his arms still folded)

Dave (battling on with a damaged arm)

Julian (for general bravery)

DRINKER OF THE WEEK

Dave (shots Dave)

Julian (shots Julian)

Sarah (it’s not a hangover, it’s a migraine)

NICEST PERSON OF THE WEEK

Maggie (for helping to drive, buying Dave a meal and always willing to help)

Steve M (for being a gentleman and general kindness)

Dave (for buying drinks)

INTELLECTUAL OF THE WEEK

Gordon (for his general intellectual ability)

Julian (for his political debate)

No other nominations were received

LOSING THE MOST THINGS IN THE WEEK

Dave

No other nominations were received

YOUNGEST PERSON OF THE WEEK

Julian (automatic award)

DISASTER OF THE WEEK

Dave (failing to connect with his landlady)

Dave (losing his wallet)

Dave (breaking his phone)

COVER-UP OF THE WEEK

Gordon (Sandwichgate)

Maggie (Hay-on-Wye)

Gordon (Hay-on-Wye)

BEST CAR OF THE WEEK

Steve B (Skoda excellence)

No other nominations were received

DRUNKEN MESS OF THE WEEK

Maggie (losing her camper van)

Sarah (getting a ‘migraine’)

Gordon (I’ve got such a hangover)

WORST ACCOMMODATION OF THE WEEK

Gordon (TV problems, bed problems, heat problems, staff problems)

Steve M (hotel in different country)