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Central Berkshire meet

Discussion in 'Personal' started by cathyd, Feb 28, 2011.

  1. oldsomeman

    oldsomeman Star commenter

    thanks cathyd.i am intending to try and come.....will be a nice ride out ...now can he scrounge a visit to belle mansions lol
    no, not eally...i wouldnt impose.
  2. henriette

    henriette New commenter

    Look out for this place then:

    It is next-door-but one to a church (same side of the road) by the entrance to The Butts Car Park, by the Magistrates Court and the Police Station.
    As you arrive you walk through the shop, past the counter where they sell pies to take home

    and up a few steps into the bar


    before heading into what used to be a lovely walled beer garden.

    We'll be out there!
    See you on Wednesday!
  3. BelleDuJour

    BelleDuJour Star commenter

    Oldie.....you may call in for afternoon tea! [​IMG]
  4. henriette

    henriette New commenter

    will you bring some wedding photos along, please Belle?
  5. henriette

    henriette New commenter

  6. Sorry, Henriette and Belle, but I don't think it would work. He is a huge bouncy boy who can clear a table with a wag of his tale, and I don't know how he will react to a train journey!
  7. zee-bra

    zee-bra New commenter

    Will be coming but wont be there till 1.15 as problems with where son was going. Will not be eating though so will pop in to have a drink and say hello.
  8. henriette

    henriette New commenter

    Lovely to meet you all - thanks for coming!

  9. anteater

    anteater New commenter

    Likewise. V sorry if I was rather quiet. Not sure if it was the white walls or the skylight or just bad luck, but I began to feel a bit strange and then had what I believe is known as a visual migraine. Don't have them very often, but find them scary as I have a history of detaching retinas and flashing lights are never a welcome sign. Seems to be ok now though!
    Thanks for organising it [​IMG]
  10. BelleDuJour

    BelleDuJour Star commenter

    It was real fun.....and yummy pies!
    Very much a 'ladies day' though.....Oldie will be very sorry to have missed it [​IMG]
  11. henriette

    henriette New commenter

    I forgot to say, Belle, they didn't have any green papayas in this morning when I went to get you one, just ripe ones [​IMG]

  12. Glad you had a good time. So sorry to have missed it. Ironically, I think puppy might have coped well with smaller number - he went to a pub lunch with 12 shrieking women a while back and fell asleep under the table. Latecomers didn't even realise he was there! I was just worried that if he didn't settle, I'd be fussing with him and you'd all think I was a rude baggage ignoring you all. Will definitely come if there is a next time. Unripe papayas? Why??
  13. henriette

    henriette New commenter

    a Raymond Blanc recipe
  14. Do tell - love Raymond!
  15. henriette

    henriette New commenter

  16. Lovely pies and great company. Thanks for organising it H!
    Car tax sorted, plus picked up some interesting non-fiction books for my book corner in the Oxfam book shop on the way back... New jumper, top & scarf from East not bad either... that'll teach me to have a glass of wine at lunchtime! [​IMG]
    C x
  17. BelleDuJour

    BelleDuJour Star commenter

    I too managed a bit of sneaky retail therapy on my way back to the car. How naughty!
  18. BelleDuJour

    BelleDuJour Star commenter

    I too managed a bit of sneaky retail therapy on my way back to the car. How naughty!

  19. BelleDuJour

    BelleDuJour Star commenter

    How come that posted twice?
    Anyway....let's do it again soon ladies!
  20. DaisysLot

    DaisysLot Senior commenter

    Will endevour to be in right county at right time next time.....

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