South African Meets 2009

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Just back from the meet and it was great fun. Many thanks to the organiser, PL, and the ladies who provided such lovely salads, pap sous, yummy chocolate cake and champagne! :dance: All the right ingredients for a lovely day with great company!! Spooky's pap is indeed as good as we'd heard but he is not giving away any secrets as to method......... I did try!!

Many thanks everyone, it was a most enjoyable day and it was delightful to meet a few new faces from the forum. :wink: :D

Skillie & Richardt :D
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Unfortunately the meet we all look forward to for so long is now finally over! But as Skillie mentioned it was great fun!!!! :dance:

Thanks to Skillie and Richardt for joining in and bringing those snacks an LOVELY Koeksisters the best I've had in a long time!Image

Boorgatspook thanks to you too for joining! Was awesome meeting at last and people believe me that Krummelpap was to die for with some of Siobain's Sheba on top! Thanks also to Siobain and SO for joining and helping with organising! :clap: Siobain also sponsored the Champers for the celebration! :dance:

Last but not least Mom (Nkumbe) thanks for the salads and cake was awesome! Also for helping in preparation for the meet!

And now to Christo who did not pitch? :huh: Had you there in our thoughts as well as Wacktazz and all other 'mites and stiffies! :P

Thank you all for this wonderful day and we must do it again soon! Will report back on the day a little later with some stunning pics from Siobain and Skillie if we may use them! :twisted:
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:yaya: everyone and especially to my fellow Bloemmies 'mites! Hope you all are safely back at home!

Oh what a lovely meet we had, a day that started cloudy, thought it would rain, and it turned out to be just a perfect day :thumbs_up:

To everyone who made the day possible - thanks :thumbs_up:
To everyone who turned up, thank you - It was indeed great to have meet you all! Some "old" faces and the rest who I have met for the first time. Yet again, its a honor to be part off such great 'mites! :clap:

@ PL: You got a BIG HUG which I supposed to give you, but I got the message to late :roll:

I think the 'mites can look forward to some awesome photo's! :wink:

Braaivleis, pap and sous, droe wors, bubbly, chips, salads and choc cake, koeksisters, a few cold ones and awesome company..... To die for :wink:

So.... when is the next meet? 8) :mrgreen:
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Happy Birthday Stiffnecks!!!

One very relaxed Stiffneck reclining at the Meet today :D

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:dance: The group of Bloemies! :dance:

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The Angels!! :D
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:doh: You guys are an impatient lot.... :lol: :wink:

Ok, so here goes:

Not that many mites at this meet so lots of repeats....what fun we had!!
Back row left: Pantera Leo, PL's Dad Jan, Richardt, Boorgatspook.
Front left: Nkumbe(PL's Mom), PL's sister peeping over her shoulder, Skillie and Siobain.

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Richardt, Nkumbe and Chanre.(Sorry if I've spelt your name incorrectly)
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Jan taking care of the braai. :thumbs_up:
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Avid tree climber in the background. :D
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Jan showing off Oumie's table cloth she bought at the auction last year.
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Pantera Leo taking up a familiar pose.
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Pantera taking us for a bush-guided walk, Chanre looking for bugs? :wink:
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More Botanicals:

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So Micetta shall we do a bit of Birding School for Ducklings on a Bloem Meet Thread? :twisted:

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1. Southern masked weaver
2. Reed cormorant (more by exclusion than other AND the red eyes)
3. Little grebe

Voilà!
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Sparks wrote:I'm in, just disappointed by the joburg stiffies turning out to be a lot of slappies :cry:


Oh Sparks - Just a wee bit persuading is all they need!

Post the date and time on the Stiffneck Forum and check the responses!
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Boorgatspook wrote: :hmz:

1 - Masked weaver
2 - :wall:
3 - Dabchick ? :pray:


Micetta wrote:1. Southern masked weaver
2. Reed cormorant (more by exclusion than other AND the red eyes)
3. Little grebe

Voilà!


Micetta wrote:Pantera L, where are you? You are supposed to correct the results of Spookie's and my exam :twisted:


Boorgatspook wrote:Hehehe, Skillie had her only for a few seconds :lol:

PL, I do believe I cant do worse than 1/3 :tongue:


:redface: Sorry have been a bit busy! :clap: Congratulation Micetta you achieved full marks! Boorgatsook congrats to you too 1. Is Southern-masked Weaver, 2. Reed Cormorant and 3. Is Little Grebe formerly know as the Dabchick! :clap: :thumbs_up:
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Attending so far:
JenB, Sparks and Rayno
kathy sa and Les
Cherries
Wild about cats
G@mespotter
ndloti
Dave and Jan
:dance: :dance:

Let's meet at the picnic spot at say..... around 11-30? :D
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Saturday at 1 till say....... 5?
Ndloti, what time will you be able to get there after work?
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Just getting off the boat....

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and getting ready for sightseeing.....

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Checking out the locals...

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