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Meet Crested Val and her SO in Pretoria

Unread postby hilda » Thu Jan 03, 2013 6:09 am

Crested Val and her SO, Dungy (Richard), will be in Pretoria for a few days end of April 2013, before they return to The Brecon Beacons National Park in the UK after a six month visit to South Africa. Since there are quite a few ‘mites living in Pretoria and vicinity, how about meeting them for a Cocktail party at the Blue Crane Restaurant on Friday, 26 April 2013 at 18:30 at the Lower Deck?

Since I am from the “old school”, I like to arrange things long before the time to ensure I get everything done, and also to ensure that everybody has enough time to decide without already having other appointments. The Blue Crane is located on the waterfront of one of the lakes of the beautiful Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary, is not too pricy and their food is good. I will post directions closer to the time.

I need to know more or less how many people will attend before I make a booking.

Although Val and Richard will be our (Barryels and myself) guests, all expenses will be for your own accounts. (The platters will be more or less R80,00 per person, plus a cash bar.)

Everybody in Gauteng (and anywhere else) is welcome! Please add your names, and let's make their last night in South Africa a joyful one, filled with South African hospitality! We in Gauteng are due for a Meet anyway! :thumbs_up:
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Unread postby Porridge » Thu Jan 03, 2013 9:32 am

Hi Hilda,

Is it Friday the 26th, perhaps? The 25th is the Thursday ...
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Unread postby hilda » Thu Jan 03, 2013 2:13 pm

THANK YOU Porridge! I have corrected it! :redface:

I think the date of their arrival in Pretoria got stuck in my mind! :lol:
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Unread postby Porridge » Thu Jan 03, 2013 2:17 pm

In that case, count myself and Jaxidean in, boots and all :)
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Unread postby hilda » Thu Jan 03, 2013 2:55 pm

Thank you Porridge! Looking forward to meeting you two! :dance: :dance:

It sounds far in the future, but time goes by so quickly! :thumbs_up:
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Unread postby Vlakvarkvrou » Sat Jan 05, 2013 6:49 pm

Hi Hilda,
I will definitely be there :D I hope the place is big enough. We go there frequently and it is really a wonderful place :gflower:

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Unread postby hilda » Sun Jan 06, 2013 2:22 pm

Thank you for your response Vlakvarkvrou! The place will definitely be big enough! Looking forward to seeing you again! :gflower:
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Unread postby Carol g » Sun Jan 06, 2013 2:54 pm

I so wish I could join you, it would be so nice to meet you all, but alas it's just a bit far.
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Unread postby hilda » Sun Jan 06, 2013 3:02 pm

Sorry carol g! We will have to make a plan later on in the year! :thumbs_up: From where are you?
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Unread postby barryels » Sun Jan 06, 2013 3:46 pm

If I may SO, I will start the list of 'mites that will attend the meet, with Crested Val and Dungy as special guests :thumbs_up: .

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Unread postby hilda » Sun Jan 06, 2013 3:49 pm

Thank you barryels! I really appreciate your assistance in the form of secretarial duties! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Meet Crested Val and her SO in Pretoria

Unread postby Carol g » Sun Jan 06, 2013 6:12 pm

I live in Bloemfontein Hilda.
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Unread postby hilda » Mon Jan 07, 2013 5:48 am

That is a bit too far carol g! What a pity, because we would have liked it so much to meet you too! :(
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Unread postby Crested Val » Mon Jan 07, 2013 7:30 am

Here I am!!!!

Thank you so much Hilda for getting the balll rolling on this.

Really looking forward to meeting everyone...........and yes, Carol would loved to have met you.
Maybe another time!!! :thumbs_up:
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Unread postby hilda » Mon Jan 07, 2013 7:57 am

You're welcome Val & Dungy! :gflower:
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