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The Gathering Place down by the river

Unread post by billyf » Mon Apr 24, 2017 4:19 am

Good morning mites :gflower:
Made :lotsocoffee: , rusks are in the blik, please help yourselves :thumbs_up:
May you all have a marvelous Monday, and wishing all with aches and pains, a speedy recovery :k
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Unread post by Mischief » Mon Apr 24, 2017 5:00 am

Morning all the Marvellous Mites
Billy thanks for that lekker coffee.
GEJ welcome back from the bush,trust that the Trail went well.
Early shift this week but short week,hubby was given the option to put in a days leave for Friday,so only 3 working days :dance: :dance: :dance: Maybe a day trip to the Park in the near future
Nkulu I bet you wish every week was this short :lol: :lol:
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Unread post by Cape of Storms » Mon Apr 24, 2017 5:01 am

Stampie it went down well but I do have allot of leftovers! Typically SA I over catered! goodnight sweet mites


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Unread post by Mischief » Mon Apr 24, 2017 5:04 am

COS exactly 3 months from today and you will be at Berg-en-Dal.Good night and sweet dreams!Hope you got the cream scone we left for you!
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Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Mon Apr 24, 2017 5:26 am

Morning all.

Goodness, I slept late this morning. I did wake up to the sound of falling rain though and a little wet cat body jumping up for a cuddle..

This is one of the lovely old stone buildings found in the area. I do love buildings that use natural rock.

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I had a lovely day with Kirst and Tim. They had taken their hyperactive mutt on a charity walk and were feeling quite ravenous.

I do wish you all a fabulous day. Take care. :gflower:
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Unread post by Nkulu » Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:13 am

Good Morning Mites, wishing you a good day and week :gflower:
Mischief this week is a 3 & 1 week for me, but I have decided to take 2 days leave in June and turn my 3 day trip into a 5 day trip :dance: :dance:
Coffee was just perfect thanks billyf, standing in the queue for seconds :D
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Unread post by Goggo EJ » Mon Apr 24, 2017 7:14 am

Morning all! Tea and ginger bics in the storeroom this morning. Rather dull and overcast start to the day, and most of my laundry is still damp so will have to wait a while before I pack up to go back to the caravan.
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Unread post by Grantmissy » Mon Apr 24, 2017 7:21 am

Good morning Billy thank you for the coffee and rusks I also wish all those who are a bit under the weather good health :k , Good night CoS I am glad all went well may you also have sweet dreams oh ... we must be awake and be productive as it is daytime here in SA so may you have sweet dreams mind you :hmz: with this overcast and rainy weather it may be a good idea to snuggle up comfortably in bed, Good morning Mischief may a trip to the Kruger Park happen soon :D 8) good morning MM we also had glorious rain during the night, Good morning Nkulu enjoy your short week and may your June trip to the Kruger National Park be wonderful and Good morning everybody :gflower: Good morning GEJ and thank you for the tea and ginger biscuits in the storeroom.
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Unread post by Karin Mitton » Mon Apr 24, 2017 7:28 am

MM, I love the photo, I would love a walk in the rain there this morning!

I was at work the whole day yesterday - the entire reason for the project that has kept me so very busy for the last 18 months was deployed yesterday. It was an incredible milestone, and it was very successful. It was a massive team effort, and it is just a really proud moment for me. Now another 15 months to go and the project will be done!

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Unread post by Stampajane » Mon Apr 24, 2017 7:40 am

Good morning all.
It's raining!!! What a lovely bonus for the garden and a good excuse not to go stomping.

Congratulations Karin, a wonderful feeling of achievement when all the hard effort and teamwork comes together.

Mischief, you're so lucky to live close enough to pop in for a day visit whenever it takes your fancy. Don't forget the sunscreen.

Have a wonderful day everyone, the start of the new working week.

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Unread post by Foxy » Mon Apr 24, 2017 8:09 am

Good morning everyone

Don't know what happened to my first post - went AWOL :wall: :wall:

Was a chilly / cold day yesterday and then rain in the night, now we have blue skies.

Elsa how is Jock, did the injection help her ?

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Re: The Gathering Place down by the river

Unread post by Elsa » Mon Apr 24, 2017 8:54 am

A very good Morning everyone!

Lovely light rain here as well which is such a bonus this time of year!

Congrats on the success of the project Karin and all the hard work! :clap:

Lovely to be able to add 2 extra days for your trip in June Nkulu, will make such a difference.

Guess you will be eating pasta salad this week COS
but its difficult to know how much to make and one doesn't want to under cater.

I think another day trip is a very good idea Mischief!
go for it!

The injection seems to be slowly making a difference for Jock's shoulder and arm and she can feel some relief from the intense pain she has been having. so we are hopeful!

Do all have a marvelous Monday and week. :thumbs_up:
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Unread post by Cape of Storms » Mon Apr 24, 2017 2:59 pm

Another Monday morning, may the week treat you all well.

Mischief thanks it was delicious! I can't wait for three months to fly by! Hope you get your day trip!!

Billy coffee was a treat!
MM cute building!

Nkulu June trip sounds fabulous!

Goggo EJ ginger bics went down a treat!

Grantmissy wish I could stay in bed this morning absolutely dreary outside.

Karin Mitton aweomebto reach project milestones. Efforts always seem justified when results are reached. Well done.

Foxy hope your rain was substantial?

Elsa I will be carbo loading with that pasta! Holding thumbs for Jock.

Time to get this week started and roll out of bed.


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Unread post by billyf » Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:02 pm

Good afternoon mites, the pub is open, and for all those working mites, Monday is done and dusted, time for a drink and a snack to celebrate surviving the day - and those of you at leisure, you are welcome too :D
Flippen Nice have delivered loads of snacks so please help yourselves, I might even find some biltong for you know who :lol:

Lovely evening but cooling down quickly, definitely not summer anymore, but the days are still hot enough :roll:

"Clink" everybody and enjoy your evening, mutton curry with all the trimmings, children coming over for supper !!
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Unread post by Mischief » Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:27 pm

*clink* Billy and you know who does thank you for the biltong!Your mutton curry sounds really yummy...enjoy the evening with the children.
Also quite chilly again tonight.Has some sun today but very weak rays shining through clouds.Grey and dreary!
Very quite around here...has everybody gone into hibernation mode already?
Nkulu are all 5 nights at Pretoriouskop?Good for you going for the extra two days!
Karin congratulations on achieving a major milestone so successfully in your project...you sound like the kitty who just drank the saucer of cream. :clap: :clap: :clap: Well done!
COS ...I agree with Elsa always over cater than under cater!Enjoy the leftovers.Sorry about your dreary weather just when you thought Spring might be knocking on the door!
GEJ hope your laundry dried and you are back safely at the caravan and all is well there!
Elsa glad to hear that Jock is beginning to feel some relief in her shoulder.Less than a month and you are back in the Park.Please leave all cyclones,tsunami's,hurricanes etc. back in Natal on they day you travel here :naughty: :naughty:
Foxy...no date for hubby's next shoulder op yet?

Have a lovely evening everybody and keep warm!
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