SA MEETS 2008 Cape Town meets Icurrie - 15 May 2008

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WOW!! Thanks everyone for coming to the meet at the Dros!!!
It was such a lovely evening and Dotty (was a real angel :angel: ) and SO Derrik and their friends Angie and Bob were so nice and friendly!
A big thank you to Dotty for the pressies.. it was so kind of you.
It was great to meet some new forumites and super to see the regulars :clap:
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The Guests of honour - Dotty and Derrick

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Their Friends - Bob and Angie

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RobertT explaining the finer points of seam bowling to his SO.

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Ndloti showing the boots that will carry him to the Olifants in September.

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Les (KathySA's SO) and Dave (Davenjan).

Thanks to Dotty for the cutest little yellow ribbon! :P

Thanks to everyone for a lovely evening. :clap:

Other pics in a next post.
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Tshukudu and Cheetera

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Cheetera and Charms looking Chee-arming!

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Jan (DavenJan) and KathySA sharing a joke.

I couldn't take a photo of myself - I didn't bring the wide angle lens! :wink:

Mads, Betelgeuse, Jenb & Meandering Mouse - I still need your permissions :)
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Mads and Betelgeuse

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Meandering Mouse

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JenB

Thanks to all for permissions. :clap:
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I would like to say a big THANK YOU to Hugh and Elizabeth for offering their home as the venue for the meet with Rayb. :clap:

We had a lovely evening last night, and thanks to all those who managed to be there, weather was perfect, we all sat around a lovely log fire, enjoyed a braai, a couple of glasses of wine and a lot of nattering, mostly about Kruger, strangely enough. :hmz:
It was great meeting Ray and family at last after many months. :dance:
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Thank you, Hugh and Elizabeth! :clap:

It was a most enjoyable evening....... The log fire was great, all we needed was to hear the distant roar of Lion, or the eerie call of Hyena! Lovely braai indeed....:D

RayB, it was such a pleasure meeting you and family, and hearing all your travel tales!

Keep well and travel safely.... :wink:
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Possible Durban Meet?

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Thank you Elizabeth & Hugh for opening your home to us last night. It really was a very enjoyable and relaxing evening. We couldn't have asked for better weather and the company goes without saying.

Hope Doogie is doing better today as well.

Great to meat Ray and family. Safe travels back home again.

Looking forward to the next one.
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Just to thank all of you folk who came to the Durban meet at our place. Perfect weather, Perfect company and must do it again soon.
Hope Rayb has a safe Journey home
Doogie is much better today though he still looks sad.
Have withdrawal symptoms again ..must make some plan to get to Kruger !! soooooon
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Gauteng Spring Meet-September 2008

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Joekin,

Everything is confirmed!!!

Walta Sasulu Botanical gardens. 10:00AM. Meet at reception. And wear something yellow!

You can bring drinks food etc.

Also some binos and a bird book!!

Although with oom around :roll:
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just come back from the meet (literelly) :lol:

had a lot of fun!!!!!!!

No pics from me but maybe someone else took who came on the meet?

We saw the eagles just before we all left :dance: :dance:

Also with the help of oom,laine,Imax and Game@spotter i now have
3 new ticks :dance: :dance:

We shared birding tales, and talked about kruger and its birdlife.

If i did not look at the members mugshots last night i would never have found oom, laine, imax etc. :shock:

we were waiting at the entrance and then i saw Game@spotter with his BRIGHT yellow shirt and folowed him which led us to oom and laine.

we sat talking at the restuarant and then Imax came :dance: With his daughter :D

anyway we had alot of fun :D
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Batmad wrote:we were waiting at the entrance and then i saw Game@spotter with his BRIGHT yellow shirt and folowed him which led us to oom and laine.

we sat talking at the restuarant and then Imax came :dance: With his daughter :D

anyway we had alot of fun :D


Hi all :D

Was nice meeting the few that actually pitched up :whistle: Nice to connect a face and personality to a forum name. As for the bright shirt, HEY I tried to promote things here :lol:

I'm just glad there are still many wildlife maniacs like myself around here :dance: Thnaks for the effort, and WTM...I forgive you, enjoy your Kruger trip :thumbs_up:

I wonder if I did take pics of the few of us ..... :doh: Will see later :)
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Imax,

1- Golden tailed woodpecker

2- Black backed puffback


Sorry :redface: was only 2 new ones :lol:
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Re: Gauteng Spring Meet

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BM,

I had a long thought and have put in a quite a bit of research in about the Woodpecker we've seen. It was a Cardinal Woodpecker and not Golden-Tailed. :wink: Hope it is still a new tick for you?

It was really awesome to have been able to meet up with so many new faces! :dance: It was really a lovely little outing. Thanks guys.

ps: Imax, if you don't tell, then I won't. :twisted: :twisted:
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Mini mini meet in Bloem -December 2008

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Mini mini meet in Bloem

Boorgatsook, Richardt & Skillie
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Re: Mini mini meet in Bloem Sat 6th Dec

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Thanks all great evening

:redface: BGS I trust the secret is safe between musketeers
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