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Re: Meet Crested Val and her SO in Pretoria

Unread post by hilda » Sun Apr 28, 2013 4:57 pm

Thank you all for commenting on the lovely meet we had on Friday night! Wish you were all there! I think it would have lasted two days and two nights if that was possible! :dance: :dance:

The page should now turn, then I can post my last pictures! :D
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Re: Meet Crested Val and her SO in Pretoria

Unread post by hilda » Sun Apr 28, 2013 5:00 pm

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Mamma Heksie with her beautiful daughter Heksie.

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Holigan and Mellory - it was so nice to see them again!

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Youngest Piglet with her friend James.

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Pardus 1029 and Black Rhino.

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Another ever friendly 'mite, Mads.

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Coisjvr and his lovely SO, Chantelle.

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Youngest Piglet and Sekhmet.

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The beautiful WendyA .... she owes us lots of trip reports!

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At last I got them together - Porridge and his SO, Jaxidean.

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Bushbaby30 with Baby Bushbaby.

More pictures during the "kuier":

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Barryels talking to Meandering Mouse.

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The two Heksies.

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Cheetah2111 giving Kirsty flowers.

That's all from our side folks! Maybe Click click will add a few.

At least you can now put lots of faces to forum names! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Meet Crested Val and her SO in Pretoria

Unread post by click click » Sun Apr 28, 2013 5:26 pm

Thanks for all the pics Hilda :k

Hilda and Barry did a brilliant job of taking the initiative and organizing everything, thank you so much!

We had a great time meeting new faces and seeing old friends again.

I have a few extra :cam: and will wait for the page to turn before I post them.

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Re: Meet Crested Val and her SO in Pretoria

Unread post by Elsa » Sun Apr 28, 2013 6:48 pm

Thanks for the great batch of pics Hilda giving all of us who were not able to attend a good idea of the awesome time you all had at the meet. :k
Just had a message from Val to say they had arrived home safe and sound. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Meet Crested Val and her SO in Pretoria

Unread post by click click » Mon Apr 29, 2013 9:01 am

Sherry on arrival

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All the delicious food

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AN_20130426_180404 by Annette Naude, on Flickr

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AN_20130426_180407 by Annette Naude, on Flickr

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Richard & Val

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AN_20130426_180409 by Annette Naude, on Flickr

Mads

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AN_20130426_180412 by Annette Naude, on Flickr

Auntie Dot

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AN_20130426_180413 by Annette Naude, on Flickr

James, Youngest Piglet & Vlakvarkvrou

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AN_20130426_180414 by Annette Naude, on Flickr

Porridge & Jaxidean

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AN_20130426_180415 by Annette Naude, on Flickr

Mellory & Meandering Mouse

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AN_20130426_180417 by Annette Naude, on Flickr

Bushbaby75 & Bushmom

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AN_20130426_180419 by Annette Naude, on Flickr

WendyA

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AN_20130426_180420 by Annette Naude, on Flickr

Mamma Heksie

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cheetah2111

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more to follow, turn page turn!
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Re: Meet Crested Val and her SO in Pretoria

Unread post by WendyA » Mon Apr 29, 2013 1:17 pm

Thanks again to Barry and Hilda for arranging such a great meet (and to Heksie for collecting everyone's money and handing out the name badges)!

It really was a great evening and such fun to meet up with all the mites.

Thanks to Barry, Hilda and Click-Click for taking photos. I believe Mellory took some too ... no doubt she will get them on the forum when she has time.

Now for the next meet ... Porridge, is that the poitjie supper at yours???!!!

I will definitely arrange a Rietvlei meet as soon as I know when Val & Richard will be returning to SA later this year. They are talking about arriving on a Wednesday, spending a couple of nights with friends in Jo'burg, then coming to Pretoria for a couple of nights. They haven't been to Rietvlei and have heard so much about it so would love to meet everyone there. (Rina, Mads - I will liaise with you both about it).
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Re: Meet Crested Val and her SO in Pretoria

Unread post by click click » Mon Apr 29, 2013 5:12 pm

Lots of laughter

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Bushbaby30 with Baby Bushbaby

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Hilda & Heksie

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AN_20130426_180430 by Annette Naude, on Flickr

Coisjvr & Chantelle

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AN_20130426_180431 by Annette Naude, on Flickr

Graeme & Nicky

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AN_20130426_180433 by Annette Naude, on Flickr

Porridge & Jaxidean

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Black Rhino, Pardus 1029 & Sekhmet

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AN_20130426_180435 by Annette Naude, on Flickr

Youngest Piglet & James

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AN_20130426_180436 by Annette Naude, on Flickr

Chirinda & Vlakvarkvrou

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AN_20130426_180437 by Annette Naude, on Flickr

Black Rhino, Sekhmet, Vlakvarkvrou, Youngest Piglet & James (and Barry in the background  )

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AN_20130426_180448 by Annette Naude, on Flickr

11ie & click click

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Hilda & Barry

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Mellory & Holigan

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cheetah2111 & Kirsty

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AN_20130426_180454 by Annette Naude, on Flickr

That's it from me!

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Re: Meet Crested Val and her SO in Pretoria

Unread post by Bibronsgecko » Tue Apr 30, 2013 10:22 pm

haloo everybody,,thanks for the wonderfull meet....was very nice to meet all of you wonderful people...

have a great day tomorrow,and keep smiling

lots of love-Bibronsgecko and Pajero4us

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Re: Meet Crested Val and her SO in Pretoria

Unread post by Mellory » Tue May 07, 2013 6:57 pm

Thank you to all involved for this really great meet, always nice to chat to like minded people who just luuuuuuuuv the bush. Val you both need to get back here sooner than later so we can have another one...... :hmz:
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Re: Meet Crested Val and her SO in Pretoria

Unread post by Crested Val » Tue May 07, 2013 11:05 pm

Have only just got my internet connection back, so haven't been able to comment until now. :wall:

Home safe and sound after a very good flight.
Sunny and warm here since we landed.

Happy memories of a wonderful meet with such lovely people!!! :k

Really looking forward to Rietvlei in November if it can be arranged. :dance: :dance:

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Re: Meet Crested Val and her SO in Pretoria

Unread post by hilda » Wed May 08, 2013 7:48 am

Glad you are home safe and sound Val and Richard! It was lovely meeting you at last! Keep well! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Meet Crested Val and her SO in Pretoria

Unread post by Super Mongoose » Wed May 08, 2013 9:53 am

Oh WoW! What a happy and lovely bunch of mites! So nice to put faces to names and then some legendary ones too!

I'm am so :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: that I could not be there! But next time will be sure thing!

Great kiekies Click-Click and thanx for posting and sharing with us!

Good job Hilda and Barry for putting it all together!

Glad you are back home and back on line Val, missed you on the forum!
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Re: Meet Crested Val and her SO in Pretoria

Unread post by Porridge » Wed May 08, 2013 10:43 am

Hi Val :D :yaya:

Glad you made it back safely, and that it's warm. Chilling down overnight and early morning here now. I'm sure you've started the countdown for your return too :thumbs_up:

So good to be able to be with you at the meet. What a lekker evening!

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Re: Meet Crested Val and her SO in Pretoria

Unread post by click click » Thu May 09, 2013 6:35 pm

I will remember this evening for a long time, many thanks to all who made it so special. :dance:

Glad you all enjoyed the :cam:

Until next time!

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Re: Meet Crested Val and her SO in Pretoria

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Fri May 10, 2013 5:35 am

Barry and Hilda, I have not yet thanked you for a most wonderful evening.

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This rodent tucked into a really good meal.

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It was lovely to meet our guests of honor. 8) Just such a pity the evening had to end. :(

I was a bit concerned about bringing my daughter to a place where she knew so few people, but she enjoyed each and every moment. She could only praise the atmosphere and friendliness of all.

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