IN THIS ISSUE: 15th Anniversary Edition
Fiji calls with the latest updates on Interhash 2018. Where or what is Lautoka, and why do we need to know? And why are local Fijians seeing red even before Interhash 2018 officially gets underway this coming May? If Interhash Fiji is in your sights, you owe it to yourself to read this. You’ve been warned!
Who let the Dogs Out, where they are reportedly chased, beaten with clubs, and eaten in a futile attempt to clean up the streets of Shanghai? Every dog has his day, and this time the DOGS took over the streets with an astonishing afternoon that the authorities and other eyewitnesses could hardly believe.
Hashing in Anchorage with the Bear Bottom Hash….
Roving correspondent Quick Drawers heads north to Alaska for a fun filled adventure with the “Bear Bottom Hash” in Anchorage. Skillful Short Cutters (SSCs) appear to have an advantage over Front Running Bastards (FRBs) at this challenging hash in America’s Last Frontier. Grizzly Adams and his pet bear may have run with this hash in the early years, but the current group consists of some of the brightest half-minds in all of Anchortown. If you’re heading that way it is always wise to check your calendar to ensure that you don’t arrive in the dead of winter.
Speaking of wintertime HHH events, why not head to German Nash Hash for the Hashmare Before Christmas in Hamburg and Luneburg next month? Don’t let the frigid weather scare you away. The exceptional German brews and Gluwein will warm the body and soul the entire weekend. If German pubs are your idea of heaven you will enjoy this venue with one of the highest pub densities in the world.
Hashing in Togo & Benin, West Africa…
The drums are sounding as our trusty correspondent Head Mistress travels to Togo and Benin to unveil an amazing oasis of hash activity in West Africa. These hashers really know how to run, drink, dance, and stagger on for the entire weekend. Boom Boom Boom until dawn... and there were also some drums.
Inter Mekong Hash 2017 in Laos…
Named “Small HHH event of the Year” by Harrier Magazine, this event is shaping up to be a winner this year! Vientiane, the long forgotten capital on the banks of the Mekong River is indeed changing, but not as fast as its larger neighbors in Thailand, Myanmar and China. Most of the action will take place within walking distance of Namphu Fountain and the Mekong River. If you don’t like Beerlao you are advised to stay home.
Hash Boy University offers new hope for the uneducated masses. On the Ice reveals the unique perspectives of Ajarn Keemao as seen from the bottom of a gin bottle. And a hasher called Flasher proposes an active retirement community where hashers can grow older without growing up.
Jim Edens, Publisher
Harrier Magazine International Edition