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A 2017 Gauteng Meet in honour of our late friend Leervis

Unread post by hilda » Wed Jan 04, 2017 4:57 pm

Dear friends,

On 17 December 2016, shortly before his passing, I received a PM from our late friend Leervis, and I quote:

leervis wrote:Hi Hilda, came across this site the other day and thought it might be a great venue for a meet at some time in the future. What do you think? http://www.brookwoodtroutfarm.co.za.


After I have scrutinised the website, I replied to Leervis that I think it is a beautiful place for a meet, and that I think it would be very nice to have a meet there.

I would test the 'mites feelings about the place, and he would have arranged the meet. Kindly go to the website and let me know what you think. I was thinking to have our 2017 meet there in honour of our dear friend who is no longer with us. He loved and enjoyed our meets so much! :cry:

Should the majority agree to have our next meet at the Brookwood Trout Farm, I can start making arrangements. Time is another obstacle. Shall we arrange it for sometime in April? The Cricket at Skukuza takes place early in March. Maybe we can have this meet end of March or during April, before the weather becomes too cold for a day out in the open. Please let me know what you think? :k :gflower:
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Re: A 2017 Gauteng Meet in honour of our late friend Leervis

Unread post by Karin Mitton » Wed Jan 04, 2017 9:40 pm

I think this is a great idea, Hilda!
The venue looks lovely.

I would definitely attend if I am here (I am in Kruger from 6 April for 10 nights).

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Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Thu Jan 05, 2017 5:37 am

It looks great, Hilda, and very close to where I live.
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Unread post by Nkulu » Thu Jan 05, 2017 7:44 am

Looks lovely and a fitting tribute.
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Unread post by Hippotragus » Thu Jan 05, 2017 10:15 am

Great idea, Hilda. I think we are OK for most of April - just not the Easter weekend Thur-Tue.
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Unread post by isinkwe » Thu Jan 05, 2017 10:28 am

Wonderful idea Hilda :gflower:
I am not around from 3 - 5 February
and also 10 - 19 March ( Kgalagadi :D :D :D )

Hope we can find a date that suits everyone :D
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Unread post by jaxidean » Thu Jan 05, 2017 10:46 am

We will be okay just not the Easter Weekend in April :) This is such a nice idea Hilda thanks so much.
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Unread post by hilda » Thu Jan 05, 2017 11:49 am

How do you all feel about Tuesday, 21 March 2017 - Human Rights Day? Or is it too soon after your long Kgalagadi trip isinkwe? :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Unread post by isinkwe » Thu Jan 05, 2017 12:03 pm

21 March :D :D :thumbs_up: I have no doubt that I will be ready for a few more beers and braai by then :D :thumbs_up:
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Unread post by hilda » Thu Jan 05, 2017 12:43 pm

That's great isinkwe! :lol: Let's hear what the other 'mites think. :thumbs_up:
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Unread post by jaxidean » Thu Jan 05, 2017 12:57 pm

21 March 2017 should be fine for me and Porridge :) :)
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Unread post by Karin Mitton » Thu Jan 05, 2017 2:46 pm

21 March should be fine - count me in!

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Unread post by hilda » Thu Jan 05, 2017 4:06 pm

Thank you isinkwe, Jaxidean and Karin for your confirmation. I really appreciate it! :k :gflower:

I'll just wait until all 'mites are back at work next week to see if we can get a few more confirmations, then I'll start arranging the meet. :thumbs_up:

I have sent a PM to Little_Leervis, maybe she and her Mom would also like to attend, but it seems that she only wrote that one post to inform us about Leervis' passing, and nothing else. Warty doesn't have any posts on the forum. She only registered to please Andrew it seems. But let's wait and see, nothing is impossible. :(
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Re: A 2017 Gauteng Meet in honour of our late friend Leervis

Unread post by Philip1 » Thu Jan 05, 2017 4:29 pm

What a great idea for "A 2017 Gauteng Meet in honour of our late friend Leervis".
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Re: A 2017 Gauteng Meet in honour of our late friend Leervis

Unread post by Hippotragus » Thu Jan 05, 2017 6:36 pm

At the moment 21st March looks OK. Just hope the venue will not be too busy, being a Public Holiday.
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