No Ifs, No Butts

5 Goodgymers helped their local community in Haringey
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Wednesday 6th December 2023

Report written by Euclides Montes

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Five Goodgymmers avoided becoming the butt of the joke by snatching a victorious task out of the jaws of an uncertain evening at the Library Gardens in Wood Green.


After a task cancellation, Gramps was sent topsy-turvy in search of a new mission for our GGH crew on a very cold Wednesday evening. Thankfully, the Chair of the Friends of Wood Green Library (a top lad by all accounts) came to our rescue with a litter picking session of the Library Gardens.

'After a quick inspection this morning,' he said to Gramps while looking at himself in a mirror for some reason, 'I can see the site is full of cans and rubbish so it would really benefit from some Goodgym Love.' (Actual quote requested by Niamh). Gramps abided and duly led our motley squad to the Gardens expecting a busy task.

Alas - or, perhaps, luckily depending on your perspective - at some point between morning inspection by the Chair of the Friends of Wood Green Library and the evening arrival of Gramps and co, street sweepers had done a stupendous job and cleared up the site.

Never ones to shirk away from our responsibilities, our Goodgymmers rolled up their sleeves and started collecting hundreds of cigarette butts from the flower beds. Reader, so many butts. Inevitably, the conversation turned towards naked runs and jogging butts but we'll leave this bit unprinted. At some point, someone even confessed to a momentary lapse of common sense by admitting to being fleetingly amused by Nigel Bloody farage in the jungle but that conversation was very quickly stopped. GGHexit mean GGhexit. #TeamRemainAndReform

Towards the end, we found some time to pull some crackers and sing some songs by the big Christmas tree but the video is unpublishable as I don't want Wham anyone even though I have been assured covers are exempt from Whamaggedon rules.

Join us next week for the last task of this year. And a social - venue TBC. Boom.

Rest in Power, Brother <3

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This task supported
Wood Green Library Garden Project
A community-led project to put the Green back into Wood Green

Community groups have created a green garden in the grounds of Wood Green Library in an attempt to re-energise the green revolution in this part of Haringey

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Niamh Ni Longain
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Thu 7th Dec 2023 at 2:27pm

As usual naughty but nice.