Thank you for the morale boosters Russ and others. I guess you recognise
what a quiet shy retiring type I am. Me, I wouldn't say goo to a boose.
Ask people for money? Not me Gunga Din.
Maybe part of my reticence stems from feeling uncomfortable myself when
others ask me for a donation and I anticipate others may feel the same.
Maybe I'm just a miserable bugger, who knows? who cares? I'm off birding
today to see how many different species I can find, just for fun.
Now, where do I send the cheque?
At 04:15 3/11/99 +1000, you wrote:
>Not every who competed actually got sponsors, I'm sure. Those who didn't
>want to chase money from people probably just donated it themsleves. The
>only person I sponsored also sponsored me (a member of an opposing team).
>I usually top up the funds if they're a bit under (I think there's a
>minimum amount). Let's face it- plenty of people ask YOU for money for
>charities, footy clubs, kinders etc.
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