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This can be lovely troublesome, as I desperately are looking to spend Christmas within the conflict sector. No disrespect to Gordon's sure-to-be miraculous Christmas dinner yet i might fairly consume military rations with Bertie in Kijaki and get on with what I got here to do – filming. there's not a lot of end result for me to movie right here in Bastion so i'm going to mattress upset and a section depressed. P. G. Wodehouse takes my brain off issues by means of telling me all approximately how Jeeves first turned Bertie Wooster's valet. (I already knew after all. ) 22 December I wake at what i feel needs to be round six within the morning. nowadays I continuously wake early finally these weeks at Lympstone. it's pitch black and Dave remains to be speedy asleep and noisily snoring like a very good 'un so I flip over with the purpose of resuming a dream that vaguely had anything to do with a fine looking lady operating down a sandy seashore. yet my eye catches sight of the luminous dial on my watch. 'Eleven thirty,' I say out loud. 'Dave, it truly is approximately noon! we have now overslept! ' Dave retains noisily snoring. I leap out of my camp mattress and believe my solution to the doorway of the tent. I pull up the zip at the door and allow in a shaft of excessive solar. 'Jet-lagged! ' I say in depression. now we have neglected breakfast and for all i do know a chance to fly out of Bastion to Kijaki. Dave wakes up with a surprising commence most likely simply because i'm shaking him violently and shouting 'Dave, get up! ' in his ear. 'What the fuck . . .! ' he says, flustered and nonetheless part asleep. yet then he recognises me. 'Oh morning, mate . . . what is up? ' 'Not a lot morning left, Dave. it really is approximately noon. ' 'Don't fear, mate. i used to be up on the crack and went to ensure there have been no flights this morning. There will not be, and how it seems to be now not any for the following couple of days. I got here again to proceed my slumbers. ' 'Oh, sorry, Dave. I woke you for no cause. ' 'No challenge, mate – yet you are purchasing the sausage sandwich on the NAAFI! ' as soon as Dave is up we wander over to the NAAFI. at the method we cross an important queue of Royal Marines outdoor the most galley tent. 'What's taking place? ' says Dave to 1 within the queue. 'Christmas lunch, sir. Gordon Ramsay's doin' it. ' 'Bloody hell, there are countless numbers queuing up. do you need to affix the road, Chris? ' 'Well, i might love a Gordon Ramsay lunch yet it will take hours. Let's visit the NAAFI and are available again a piece later whilst the queue's died down. ' The NAAFI is outstanding. it truly is one of many few solid-built structures in Bastion and inside of seems similar to a British pub – now not a standard one yet a latest one. extra a type of activities bar, i guess, yet domestic from domestic definitely – even though it is critical to stress that no alcohol is served the following. We get a espresso and a pair of sausage rolls and sit down at the veranda and whereas away an hour or so ahead of wandering again to the mess tent. The queue to Gordon's Christmas lunch has if whatever grown so Dave nips to a different one of many lodging tents to meet up with a few his associates whereas i am going for a run round the camp. i must sustain my education and health simply because quickly after i am getting again to Britain i'm going to need to try out the ground box Pass-out back if i'm to face any likelihood of relocating directly to the commando assessments.