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Re: Calling ALL Cape Town Forumites AGAIN !!!!

Unread postby Rookie » Sun Jan 29, 2012 11:31 am

Absolutely have to agree with Hugh and WanderW - what a fabulous meet. :dance: :dance:

Thanks so much to Scouter for the facility and the pavlova and the potato bake! :gflower: :gflower:

To all the other mites.....thank you for everything and for all the different contributions to the food. :clap: :clap:

So great to meet Astromat, Aaron and Lorena and Hugh and the real Hugh. :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:

Wonder if Mooses' arrival will be another excuse to meet again! :hmz: :hmz: :twisted: :twisted:
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Re: Calling ALL Cape Town Forumites AGAIN !!!!

Unread postby Hugh » Sun Jan 29, 2012 12:19 pm

Now we just need a few of the photos to make other mites :mrgreen: of the great ttime we had
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Re: Calling ALL Cape Town Forumites AGAIN !!!!

Unread postby Scouter » Sun Jan 29, 2012 12:37 pm

So glad you all enjoyed it - it really was a great time and we LOVED having you all here - thankfully the weather was goreous too ( not like the last time :roll: ) .... So lovely to have the "new" mites with us too as well as the regulars .... and the cabin is up for grabs for the next meet - Gavin and Wannebe Nerd enjoyed it I think .... :whistle:

" Wonder if Mooses' arrival will be another excuse to meet again! " I think Moose is going directly up to KTP :( BUT the Bone Hunter and Mrs Bone Hunter are going to Kruger in a few weeks me thinks we will have to have another meet to to hear all about their first trip and to see KNP through their American eyes :D :D

PLEASE Gavin would you post your photos for us ( the only one to take any - sorry :redface: )
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Re: Calling ALL Cape Town Forumites AGAIN !!!!

Unread postby GavinW » Sun Jan 29, 2012 3:11 pm

Firstly a HUGE big thank you to Scouter and her SO for a wonderful meet (yet again :P ), and also to them for making thier little piece of heaven available to us for the night.
It is so quiet and peaceful up in the cabin, that we only woke up after 8am :redface:

Here are a few pics of the cabin so those who weren't at the meet can appreciate it :D

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From the outside (that's Astromat walking up to the steps)

And the interior:

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Unread postby GavinW » Sun Jan 29, 2012 7:38 pm

OK so I only had my mini Mik and Druk camera with me so please excuse the photies :redface: [IMG]

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Dreamer and Wanderw

Me :redface:

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Rookie and Scouter
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Caracal laying down the law :lol: :wink: while Hugh and Whirlwind look on
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TBC

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Unread postby GavinW » Sun Jan 29, 2012 8:32 pm

:dance: )

Mrs Bonehunter :D :wink:

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Doug The Braai master

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His wares....


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And all of us waiting for supper!!!

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(As you can see we are all quite animated by now!!)


And then desert :dance: :dance:

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(Don't tell anyone, but we had some of this for breakfast as well )
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Unread postby Caracal » Sun Jan 29, 2012 9:44 pm

Me :redface:

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Nothing wrong with a "Mik en Druk" Gavin......even Caracal got to use it !!!
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Unread postby DinkyBird » Tue Mar 20, 2012 4:32 pm

And now a chance to show the rest of the forums how Cape Town Forumites can really M E E T!! Cricket@Kgalagadi 2013.
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Unread postby DinkyBird » Wed Mar 21, 2012 9:30 pm

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Re: Calling ALL Cape Town Forumites AGAIN !!!!

Unread postby Scouter » Wed May 30, 2012 10:49 pm

Hi everyone

Sorry for the short notice ( what else is new :D ) but we are having a "Come and meet arks" meet on Saturday 9th June in Hout Bay .... Its going to be a late afternoon/early evening meet as arks needs to get back to Darling that evening .... so shall we say 4pm - which should give us lots of time to chat - and we should have the fire lit by about 6.00 (ish)....

Normal CT meet "rules" as usual if thats ok :lol: - please let me know if you can make it and please bring :
your own "chop en dop"
something for the table like a salad/bread/pudding etc ...

If the weather forecast is as awful as the time Jannie was here in Sept last year we might have to change the plan to a "Potluck" supper and you can all bring something like pizza/quiche/lasagne/soup/roast chicken etc etc ... but we can make a call on that on Wed next week when we know whats cooking weather-wise ...

Hope that you can make it - please let me know if you need directions to the "forest" :D and hope to see you here to meet arks !!!
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Re: Calling ALL Cape Town Forumites AGAIN !!!!

Unread postby arks » Mon Jun 04, 2012 1:38 pm

A belated (my Darling darlings are definitely keeping me busy! :D ) :gflower: thank you :gflower: to Scouter for organising this meet. Really looking forward to seeing new faces and old friends! :dance:

@ Gavin and Debbie: So disappointed that you can't make it, I was hoping for Debbie's legendary broccoli salad :( :?

@ Caracal: Hope you can make it!

@ Scouter: I will bring a brick (wanderw can tell you what that is, but the rest will have to be surprised :whistle: )

See you all on Saturday! :dance:

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Re: Calling ALL Cape Town Forumites AGAIN !!!!

Unread postby Scouter » Wed Jun 06, 2012 10:27 am

Hi guys

So, have been checking the weather reports for the last few days and although the forcast for Saturday is not too terrible - only some showers - I think in light of the weather we are having at the moment, it would make sense to have a slight change of food plans and NOT braai - even if it doesnt rain, we lose the sun here at about 3.30 in the afternoon and the forest is extremely cold in winter so ....

Can I ask you to please bring something for a POTLUCK supper - anything you feel like - quiches, sausage rolls, cooked chicken, pasta, even soup and rolls will be great - anything we can put on the table and share while sitting INSIDE around the 2 fires :lol: :lol:

I have offers of lovely bread and pate's so far and I have CHEESES - including one of those huge Camenbrieni's I will put in the oven ...

Please let me know if you need directions :thumbs_up:
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Re: Calling ALL Cape Town Forumites AGAIN !!!!

Unread postby Scouter » Thu Jun 07, 2012 6:27 pm

So we had a teeny bit of rain here in Hout Bay today ... this is the river in front of the house ...

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and this is the braai area ... probably a good thing we are not trying to braai on Saturday :D

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Unread postby Scouter » Thu Jun 07, 2012 9:14 pm

It's STILL raining ... really hope the river doesn't flood its banks or we will be in trouble :shock:

Dunno about the rubber ducky - we actually do have one in the front "garden" :D so can always evacuate if needs be but those wellies sound like a good idea DB :thumbs_up: - need to get me some ......

Even if the rain eventually stops its going to be very cold and damp here for a few days - but the house will be warm and the company fantastic :dance:

Thanks Caracal but will admit to using the old muk-en-druk - was hard to juggle the umbrella and the camera without slipping on the wet and soggy mush underfoot and landing on my guava so opted for the easy option instead :redface: I did eventually take my shoes off and it was easier barefoot :tongue: - and don't worry - we are NOT going to braai :whistle:
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Re: Calling ALL Cape Town Forumites AGAIN !!!!

Unread postby Hugh » Sat Jun 09, 2012 10:42 pm

Evening All
Scouter thanks for the really lovely evening.. food was great thanks to all the mites . and lovely to meet You Arks and Munchkin and SO and all those familiar faces Caracal and SO Scouter and SO and wanderw. and DB and Hawk ( glad you were allowed out the cellar for the Occassion)
Oh and Lucy and Skye and wee Stormer .
Thank you Scouter for the pony poo really appreciated
Took photos but that will have to wait till tomorrow
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