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Informal Midlands GTG 16th Decemeber

Discussion in 'Meet Ups and Events' started by LostKiwi, Dec 7, 2017.

  1. LostKiwi

    LostKiwi Senior Member

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    Anyone interested? The thought is to meet for a pub lunch/drink and chat.
    I would suggest The Admiral Nelson (near Braunston) as it was where Malcolm liked to go but we would almost certainly need to book and it may be difficult at such short notice (and its only a small pub).

    Accordingly the Blue Lias near Southam may be a better option.
    http://www.bluelias.com/

    Anyone interested in a midday meet on the 16th to have a chat and raise a glass to Malc?
     
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    I'm definitely coming!

    PS If the list of those attending can be put together quickly, perhaps The Admiral Nelson would still be possible?
     
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  3. Craiglxviii

    Craiglxviii Senior Member

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    Blue Lias for me. Not been there since I was a kid.
     
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    We can do the Nelson after his ashes have been laid to rest (likely Spring time)..
     
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    Ah, okay - anyway, I'm coming to whatever venue is decided.
     
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    What? Visiting pub as a kid? Back when pubs were just pubs?

    And I thought, I started early ...

    [apologies for 'inappropriate' image]
     
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  7. Craiglxviii

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    Yeah. Lovely place in the summertime. I used to skim stones along the canal with a dandelion and burdock and a packet of crisps. Them were the days...
     
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    darn it, I would have really loved to have come but we fly out to Slovakia that morning
     
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    Ok so the thought is meet at the Blue Lias sometime around 12 midday, have a bite to eat, raise a glass and have a chat.
    The snow and ice should be largely gone by then and the temperatures are forecast to be a tropical 3 degrees!

    I'll check with the Blue Lias closer to time and if we need an alternative location will advise here.

    So far those who have expressed interest are:
    Craig
    David (GLK)
    Tjamesbo


    Anyone else is very welcome and if you want to just turn up feel free.

    The menu is here:
    http://www.bluelias.com/menu.pdf

    Nothing fancy, just good British pub nosh.
     
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    Subject to several factors, hope to join you on my way northish
     
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    I'm going to try to make this for an hour or two as well, though it's weather dependant at the moment unfortunately.

    I've planned the day so far to be at MSL around 10.00, meet up with you people around 12 - 12.30, then head home via a night in Wrexham. Just because really. :)

    I was going to give the 190 a run out as it goes on SORN at the end of the month, but I think it's a little bit too far for it so will probably be in the E Class.

    Be nice to catch up, though without a beer as it's a 300 mile round trip. :(
     
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    Look forwards to seeing you Dave!
     

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