Mauritius Hash Trash 414

16-05-2004 Calodyne Tom & Ruth #414

The Hash with all the “Luurve”.

Butte à L’Herbe, Calodyne


First Timers
Liz: from a suburb of north london
Jack, on a 1 year only free loan from Australia

Second Timers
“Spiderman” paid the normal price for coming twice.
Richard (David’s big brother)

On On.
For the benefit of our readers who are not good with tongues, and only speak one language as well, “Butte à L’herbe” does not translate as “Grassy arse”. A “butte” is a mound…or a hillock…or a knoll. It’s Mauritius’ grassy knoll! This is a small atoll that once upon a time would have been cut off from the mainland by tidal water, but is now permanently connected by a couple of causeways and breakwaters. It has some pretty little nooks, crannies and crevices, a few of which some love-struck locals like to explore on a sunny day as I found out when setting the hash – hence the title!

Those who made the trek north, and it is as far north as La Cambuse is south, were treated to a day of glorious sunshine, and hard hashing, by land and sea, through swamp, surf and sugarcane. The last time I set a hash, everyone failed to make it as far as the beer stop. This time the stop was in the first 300m. Amazingly few people were prepared to risk wet feet for an early beer and all of them escaped punishment!! Like lambs, however, they were led round the headland and almost inexorably into the waves. Mwahahahahaha!

Food was provided by Shorty and Snow-white and was up to their usual superb barbecued standards: the ultimate compliment was paid of leaving nothing but crumbs!
The Chief Hare was presented by Rosemary and Jacques with a new hare to wear on top of his hair. This immediately transformed him from being a mere object of lust into the walking personification of Viagra!

Jimmy gets lucky.
Jimmy found a nice girl who was prepared to have a bit of a kiss, cuddle and some pleasant company for just 3 rupees. Obviously Jimmy was a bit surprised. But it’s all right, he did his family proud: he made sure that she paid him the money up front!

Hail the RA, now back amongst the bosom of his flock, where he dearly loves to be.
Marie-Andre for getting the soixante-neuf.
Merete for her 50th time.
Casanova for being a noisy git!

Children’s Award.
The dodo remains at large. If sighted please let us know. Small reward.

Smelly Blue.
Casanova presented this to Perry. Perry believes there is a conspiracy involved, but as has been clearly seen already, he was the man on the grassy knoll.

Next Hash,
Exocet at a venue yet to be announced (Probably Beau Champs in the East)

Next Food
Marie Andre

On ooooooooooooon.

Alan’s Receding Hareline:
DateRun No.Hares   –   Area
30th May415Clarence
13th June416Dodocop (Gilbert)
27th June417Rey
11th July418Jean and Agnielle
25th July419Jean Francois / Michelle / Brigitte
8th August420David & Juliette
Phone: Trailmaster…….Alan – 675 0365

1. Would hashers please note that there is a deposit (money) on glass bottles (beer, softies)! Please do not throw them away, leave them on the beach or with the rubbish (or even take them home).
2. Walks take place on most Sundays when there is no Hash. See the “Friendly walks” page for details.

Supreme Being:Leslie Nimmo
Hare Line + Trailmasters:Alan “Strong on” Grihault
Cellarmaster:Andy “The Hustler” Belfitt
Hash Horn:Robert “Blob” Latimer
Religious Adv/Sex Councillor:Eric “Hot Dog” Maard, deputy: Alan “Strong On” Grihault
Barbecue Bearer:Dave “Shorty” Colbert
Ice Maiden:Rey Joseph
Ha$h Ca$h:Claudia Carey
Drinks for Wimps ‘n Kids:Jean Ramiah
Hash Market:Juliette “Snow White” & David “Shorty” Colbert
Edit Hare:Tom “Decoy” Williams
Always willing deputy Edit Hare:Sarah “Coffee Mate” Grihault
Webmaster:Bob Russell ( )
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