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World Porridge Championships 2005

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The Venue
The Venue
Carrumba to get all into the spirit
Carrumba to get all into the spirit
Getting Ready for the Fun Run
Getting Ready for the Fun Run
Marshals
Marshals
Mike The Starter
Mike The Starter
And They're Off!!
And They're Off!!
Some Snacks
Some Snacks
Plenty wanting to have a hearty breakfast.
Plenty wanting to have a hearty breakfast.
Entertainment
Entertainment
And some more
And some more
The Fat Chef Danced
The Fat Chef Danced
And Danced
And Danced
And Danced
And Danced
Chefs
Chefs
A bit of organising
A bit of organising
Chef's getting ready for the off
Chef's getting ready for the off
and the Pipe band played
and the Pipe band played
and the chefs took some pics
and the chefs took some pics
the Pipe band played some more..
the Pipe band played some more..
and a Toast was made
and a Toast was made
and the chefs glasses were charged
and the chefs glasses were charged
and the  chief judge
and the chief judge
and the chefs waited
and the chefs waited
Then the Pipe band played and Marched
Then the Pipe band played and Marched
Followed by all the entrants.
Followed by all the entrants.
Nearly there
Nearly there
The Pipe band played some more
The Pipe band played some more
The group photo before the main event
The group photo before the main event
The Audience waited for the gas to be lit and the Spurtles to fly
The Audience waited for the gas to be lit and the Spurtles to "fly"
The Tools!!
The Tools!!
The ingredients
The ingredients
and some more
and some more
with Whisky
with Whisky
Mineral water from the Borders
Mineral water from the Borders
A spurtle awaits to stir and stir
A spurtle awaits to stir and stir
and Stir it did and the porridge bubbled
and Stir it did and the porridge bubbled
Till it was ready to be served
Till it was ready to be served
by one and all.
by one and all.
Some finishing touches were needed.
Some finishing touches were needed.
The end result.
The end result.
The Judges Tasted
The Judges Tasted
and Tasted
and Tasted
and thought about tasting some more.
and thought about tasting some more.
The Audience tried the results.
The Audience tried the results.
The prizes were ready.
The prizes were ready.
The Winner of the Golden Spurtle
The Winner of the Golden Spurtle
and the Winner of the Speciality Porridge.
and the Winner of the Speciality Porridge.
The Winner was photographed by the press
The Winner was photographed by the press
in a very undignified way.
in a very undignified way.
All that was left was the washing up!!
All that was left was the washing up!!