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Unread post by Crested Val » Thu Apr 25, 2013 12:45 pm

1 more sleep!!!! :dance: :dance:

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Unread post by hilda » Fri Apr 26, 2013 6:22 am

Another guest, Cheetah2111, will also attend the Meet tonight! :dance: :dance:

Cheetah2111, Barry will add your name to the list soon! Looking forward to see you again! Image

Val and Richard, no more sleeps! :thumbs_up:
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Unread post by Heksie » Fri Apr 26, 2013 6:34 am

Yay people I can't wait!
We are going to have a lekker time!
Can't wait to see some of my family again :w:
Hilda, I will be there @ 17:15 to help with arrangements :thumbs_up:
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Unread post by hilda » Fri Apr 26, 2013 7:13 am

THANK YOU Heksie! Can't wait to see you and Mamma Heksie again! :dance: :dance:
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Unread post by Carol g » Fri Apr 26, 2013 12:03 pm

Hilda I do hope you all enjoy your meet ( party ) please send love to Val and Dungy and to all there, wish I could be there :gflower: :gflower:
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Unread post by 11ie » Fri Apr 26, 2013 10:33 pm

Was a lovely meet, hope to meet again soon. Thanks for organizing it, Hilda & Barry!
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Unread post by Heksie » Fri Apr 26, 2013 11:31 pm

Just got home after another succesful meet :D
Amazing people with a lot of colourful stories... Unfortunately no cameras were allowed in the restaurant :(
Barry and Hilda you can arrange another meet in the near future as I believe we didn't have enough time for Amarula tonight :w:
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Unread post by Crested Val » Sat Apr 27, 2013 11:47 am

Don't panic Carol, Heksie is just being a naughty monkey..........loads of photos taken!!!! :whistle: :whistle:

It was an absolutely fabulous evening, catching up with dear friends and meeting so many new ones.

The food was fabulous. :clap:

Thanks to dear Hilda and barry for organising it all.............these events just don't happen, they take a lot of thought and hard work!!!

Cant't wait to meet again in 6 months time!!!! :thumbs_up:

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Unread post by Graeme & Nicky » Sat Apr 27, 2013 11:53 am

What meet?
Terrible time...
Bad people...

When is the next one? :clap: :clap:
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Unread post by Carol g » Sat Apr 27, 2013 11:54 am

Phew, Val, Heksie really caught me there Heksie you are a bad girl for almost giving this old duck heart failure :rtm: :rtm: :naughty: :naughty:

Val so glad you enjoyed the evening, and just remember 6 months will fly past and then you're back with us again :k :k
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Unread post by chirinda » Sat Apr 27, 2013 4:22 pm

Thank you, Barry and Hilda, for organising such a lovely evening in a super venue. I was lucky and got there early, after getting some practice on the highway for Kruger traffic jams. :D It was still light and there were loads of waterfowl and also four blue cranes around and on the dam. :dance: :dance:

Lovely to meet everyone, some new friends, some friends I've met before, and especially Val and Richard. Safe travelling and see you soon. :D Only six months.

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Unread post by hilda » Sat Apr 27, 2013 7:45 pm

To all our dear beloved 'mites who couldn't join us last night .... what a lovely time we had! :dance: :dance:

I can tell you all one thing .... if we meet here in Gauteng (i.e. 'mites from Pretoria, Johannesburg, Bronkhorstspruit) we MEET! :lol:

Thank you all for attending this lovely evening! Barry and I have met 19 "new" 'mites that we haven't met in person before, for example, our guests of honour - Val and Richard! Two lovely people! :clap: :clap:

Our venue was the Blue Crane Restaurant in Brooklyn, Pretoria. Although there were a few people that did not belong to this party, they were few and far between. All could see that this was a private function, and we were not disturbed. :wink:

Barry and I left home at 16:30, and thought that would be early enough to be at the venue at 17:15. :roll: Dear oh dear! What a traffic!!! We only arrived there at 17:45! :wall:

Fortunately most of the 'mites were late, due to extra heavy traffic! :whistle:

The tables were layed ....

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The sherry was ready for the 'mites' arrival,

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Dear Heksie was kind enough to hand out the name tags to the 'mites on arrival, and to receive their payment,

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Then the first guests started to arrive:

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From left to right: Chirinda, Mamma Heksie, Porridge and his SO, Jaxidean.

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Mamma Heksie and Jaxidean getting to know each other better while Porridge and Chirinda went to order something to quench their thirst after their long drives.

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To be continued ....
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Unread post by hilda » Sun Apr 28, 2013 6:24 am

Let me continue ....

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Our guests of honour, Val and Richard.

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All of them together, busy chatting and eating.

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Dishing up ....

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Getting to know each other better and exchanging Parks stories!
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Unread post by barryels » Sun Apr 28, 2013 6:37 am

Morning all :thumbs_up: .

I want to personnaly thank all the 'mites that attended the meet. Without your attendance this would not have been possible :clap: :clap: .

I think this was another awesome meet with so many new 'mites that we met :dance: :dance: .

We just are a unique species :hmz: .
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Unread post by hilda » Sun Apr 28, 2013 7:17 am

I can only repeat what my SO said .... thank you to each and every 'mite who attended! It was wonderful to have you all there! What a lovely bunch of people|! :gflower:

More pictures ....

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Our youngest 'mite, Baby Bushbaby, with her mom Bushbaby75. Baby Bushbaby has been in Kruger two months before she was born! :D During our meet at Rietvlei Dam on 21 April 2012, her aunt showed us pictures of the little one, who was then 4 months old. She is now 16 months old .... so cute! :dance: :dance:

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Bushmom with Mads.

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Graeme and Nicky.

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Chirinda and Vlakvarkvrou.

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Pajero4us and her lovely daughter, Bibronsgecko.

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I'm sure everybody knows our dear Meandering Mouse.

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Cheetah2111 and Meandering Mouse's lovely daughter Kirsty.

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Bushmom with Bushbaby30.

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I just had to show you Heksie's beautiful long hair! Graeme and Porridge is standing next to her.

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Yours truly with Val and Richard.

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Gauteng Moms have the most beautiful daughters! Here is Vlakvarkvrou with her two beautiful daughters, Sekhmet on VVV's right hand side and Youngest Piglet on her left hand side.

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From left to right - Black Rhino, Sekhmet, Vlakvarkvrou, Youngest Piglet, and her friend James.

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Another lovely 'mite, 11ie.

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Jaxidean (Porridge's SO).

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Dearest Auntie Dot.

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The friendly Click click - she is always laughing!

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Graeme and Nicky.

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Another very friendly 'mite, Porridge.
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