Dwyle flunking at The Lewes Arms

Here are my photos from today’s sweaty dwyle flunking match at The Lewes Arms. Dwyle flunking is an old English pub sport for which two teams dressed in country garb take turns to fling a sodding wet beer towel off the end of a pole at their opponents who are circling them. A strike on the head, body or leg scores points while a miss or a shot at the audience incurs a boozy forfeit. A couple of years ago I demonstrated dwyle flunking on telly for a quiz show hosted by Al Murray. Impressive, I know.

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I'm a freelance writer, designer and webby type. I live with my husband and daughter in the south of England. I like to cook and can throw a good party.

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7 comments on “Dwyle flunking at The Lewes Arms

  1. August 4, 2013 at 10:52 pm

    Woah. I’m beginning to understand the ‘Hampstead on LSD’ tag…

    • August 5, 2013 at 12:31 pm

      Stay tuned and all will be revealed! X

  2. August 5, 2013 at 7:27 am

    Haha awesome. But mostly I love the sandals in the top photo! Yours? xoxo

    • August 5, 2013 at 12:33 pm

      Haha, thank you, they are indeed my beloved sandals, currently being held together with industrial adhesive. X

  3. August 6, 2013 at 9:45 pm

    I heard about it, but haven’t seen it ever! So Lewes.

    p.s. That’s my mate Iain in the middle of the circle in the top picture. Again, so Lewes that I would recognise at least one person! Kx

    • August 6, 2013 at 10:22 pm

      Haha, yes, very Lewes! Tell Iain he is welcome to have a copy of the photo if he likes, just email me x

  4. August 8, 2013 at 11:55 pm

    That looks like SO much fun!

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