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2022 International Convention proposal


Gary Logsted of the Busy Bodies Tent of Albuquerque intends to host the 2022 International Convention. He is inviting people to let him know if they hope to attend. Gary will be pleased to send you details of his proposal.

Contact him at:

Gary Logsted
4819 Erin Street NE Albuquerque, NM 87109 

Albuquerque Busy Bodies (Oasis 29) 


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Saps at Sea Tent

Thanks to everybody for another safe and enjoyable meeting at Saps at Sea Southend on 11th! Following all the coronavirus safe guidelines, yet still managing to share all the laughs with us all!

 Trevor W Bell on Facebook 

Birmingham meeting cancelled


John Ullah tells us that his Laughing Gravy Tent had to cancel its October meeting last week. He adds, “To be honest I don’t think we’ll have another one this year.”

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Beau Chumps Tent


Several of us Chumps have been looking at Laurel and Hardy 'in colour' recently, and while I consider myself a traditionalist - I will only ever watch the boys in black and white - I have a growing admiration for some of the coloured stills that have been emerging online of late. Combine this with one of the absolute best images of Laurel and Hardy (from Early to Bed) and we have a new website header.


The Chumps will be hosting a Virtual meeting this Wednesday (14th) at 7.30pm UK time. All are welcome - wherever you are - so please request an invite and I'll get it back to you asap.


 Mike Jones 

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Great artwork


Seen on the Facebook page of the Edinburgh Blockheads Tent. ‎Rich Pine writes, “Here’s a drawing I did a few years back that I thought some of you might enjoy seeing.”

On the telly

In what appears to be a monthly offering these days, Talking Pictures are showing The Big Noise on Thursday 29th October at 10.45am. So if you are confined to barracks due to local lockdown you can perk up a bit by watching the Boys.


 Peter Jones 

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Let’s face it


Ronny Brouwer runs the fabulous Laurel and Hardy themed bar in Zandvoort in the Netherlands and he has produced Laurel and Hardy illustrated FACE MASKS which he promoted on his facebook page. As it now seems likely we will be wearing face coverings for a long time to come perhaps we Brit's should consider getting some for our tent members.


Go to http://www.laurelenhardy.nl


 Dave Dearle 

"That's another fine mess, Stanley"


"That's another fine mess, Stanley" was the front page main heading in The Star (04.10.20.). The caption read, “Boris Johnson's dad caught flouting coronavirus mask rules for second time in a week”.

Boris Johnson's dad Stanley was snapped in a busy airport reading a book with his mask pulled down.

Dr Who tribute


I watched the extras on the latest Dr Who animation (Fury of the Deep) and two of the characters are based on L & H... Mr Oak & Mr Quill.


 Stephen Barlow 


And finally…


"Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read."

 Groucho Marx