Kaz Podstolski

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Kaz Podstolski signed up to a group run.

Tue 29th Nov at 6:45pm

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Kaz Podstolski went on a group run

Tue 15th Nov at 6:45pm

Iā€™m Jim, Good Jim, Nice to Meet You !!

Lambeth Report written by Yianny (he / him)

What to say about the Group Run this evening??!! It was a jam packed affair so without further ado lets's get into it.

Prologue: Both gates were locked at Papa's with new padlocks to boot and Louise was concerned that coming straight from work she was going to have to change in the street.... never fear using his past life as a safe cracker the AA had one of the padlocks off in no time and we were in.

Chapter 1: As we set off on one of our longer runs a little birdie told Yianny that it was Charlotte's 200th GG good deed (what a fantastic achievement!) so with that joyous news in mind we were off on the flattest route possible to visit our friends at the Weir Link centre. Tonight's category caught people by surprise - if you could be anyone else apart from yourself for a day who would it be - but some great answers including the rich lady from the Aristocats movie, one person's own sister and several musical type people. Our main concern was the slippery surface and all the fallen leaves (GG can help with that) but we made good time and were there nicely warmed up in 23 mins flat.

Chapter 2: Once we arrived we were on the lookout for Ivan who had ALL the tools we would need and some green waste bags. After scaring the daylights out of a small group inside the centre by popping up outside the window, they were kind enough to go and call Ivan who came out with an M&S bag with two trowels in it... That was fine the work was going to be done by hand pulling the weeds and so we didvided ip bags and set to work.

Chapter 3: Bags were filling up rapidly with soggy leaves and weeds so it was decided to leave some leaf mulch and just pull the weeds then Kaz who, true to his word joined us on the fly, spotted something in the undergrowth. What could it be you ask? A slug or snail enjoying the wet weather, perhaps a small beetle or creepy crawly, or maybe a bit of South London detritus (you know what I mean)? In fact emerging from the ground covered in mud was a very small but perfectly formed man wearing a red top and a hard hat! It was of course fate and given his attire it was agreed that this would be our Lambeth GG mascot from now on but just one thing was missing, a name.

His name obviously is Jim, Good Jim, if you hadn't guessed!

In any good story about now is where there is a misunderstanding or problem which the protagonists must overcome and we thought we were about to have our own on who would take Jim and keep him safe till next week. But that's not how we roll at GG Lambeth and despite celebrating her 200th task Charlotte is also heading off on a trip for a bit so the group agreed that the AA will hold onto him and bring him every week - when you see him say hi!

Conclusion: Job done and with time to spare and we had run out of bag space to gather any more weeds. Time to head back but not before some great team pics (thanks and welcome back Liz).

Epilogue: Back at Papa's after almost 7km of running and loads of weeding we remembered it was cake time, this week we had DOUBLE BAKE with both Charlotte and Clare treating us to delicious cupcakes and vegan (I think?) Brownies!!

What a great night, milestones, kilometres, new arrivals and old friends.

The End.

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Liz Marsland

Wed 16th Nov at 5:34pm

was a good one!

Nurjehan

Fri 18th Nov at 8:30am

I love the title report. "But not as you know it" .

Kaz Podstolski
Kaz Podstolski went on a community mission

Sat 12th Nov at 10:30am

You won't be-leaf how mulch GoodGyming I've done

Lambeth Report written by Sarah Beck

Once again we returned to Hillside Gardens where it was a beautiful sunny Saturday morning to help Tom out with some jobs in the park.

A great group of 8 of us came to help out for an hour with leaf sweeping, grass cutting and mulching.

Lindy, Joao and I worked up near the allotments and tennis courts sweeping up and collecting leaves. We then used our best logic and teamwork skills to untangle a very long and heavy hosepipe!

Down the hill, Clare, Tracey, Hannah, Kaz and a sleepy Nathan šŸ˜“ were preparing the ground for some small trees that will arrive in a few weeks. Long grass was cut back along the fence and around the small plants and mulch was spread.

And to top it all off, today was my 250th good deed so I have dedicated the pun to myself šŸ˜

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Yianny
Yianny (he / him)

Sat 12th Nov at 1:44pm

Awesome, well done everyone!

Kaz Podstolski
Kaz Podstolski went on a community mission

Sat 5th Nov at 10:00am

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Kaz Podstolski signed up to a community mission.

Sat 5th Nov at 10:00am

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Kaz Podstolski
Kaz Podstolski signed up to a community mission.

Sat 12th Nov at 10:30am

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Kaz Podstolski went on a community mission

Sat 29th Oct at 10:30am

Oh no! Water we gonna do!? šŸ˜±

Lambeth Report written by Nathan Wood

Kaz and I turned up on this fine Saturday morning to help Tom out at Hillside Gardens.

When I arrived Kaz was already at it, up and down with a wheel barrow, collecting leaves. The pressing task this time was to correct the position of a water tank (fed by a gutter pipe), which had collapsed due to having been supported by pallets which had rotten.

That thing was pretty heavy! But between us we managed to angle it to one side to drain the water. Chucking away bucket after bucket. The tank was then moved away, the pallets replaced and as a group the three of us put it back in place.

Kaz and I spent the next 20 minutes running up and down with wheel barrows collecting leaves which the other Hillside volunteers had brushed up into piles.

As we left Tom explained that we had a delivery of trees šŸŒ³ coming. The next two sessions listed will be preparing the ground for planting first, and secondly the planting itself. That will be a nice one to be involved in. Very rewarding!

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