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YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND

Mrs.Duck 20 May 02 - 01:09 PM
Mrs Cobble 20 May 02 - 01:47 PM
mooman 20 May 02 - 01:53 PM
Eric the Viking 20 May 02 - 02:47 PM
nutty 20 May 02 - 03:44 PM
BanjoRay 20 May 02 - 06:25 PM
Susanne (skw) 20 May 02 - 07:45 PM
Geoff the Duck 20 May 02 - 07:59 PM
Geoff the Duck 20 May 02 - 08:05 PM
Rt Revd Sir jOhn from Hull 20 May 02 - 08:07 PM
Geoff the Duck 20 May 02 - 08:11 PM
Rt Revd Sir jOhn from Hull 20 May 02 - 08:19 PM
Mr Happy 20 May 02 - 09:01 PM
Geoff the Duck 21 May 02 - 05:13 AM
Pied Piper 21 May 02 - 05:58 AM
Pied Piper 21 May 02 - 06:00 AM
Dave the Gnome 21 May 02 - 06:28 AM
Letty 21 May 02 - 06:55 AM
Geoff the Duck 21 May 02 - 01:37 PM
Sam Pirt 21 May 02 - 01:39 PM
waterdragon 21 May 02 - 05:01 PM
BanjoRay 21 May 02 - 08:00 PM
mooman 22 May 02 - 03:21 AM
Mrs.Duck 22 May 02 - 02:26 PM
Mrs.Duck 22 May 02 - 07:02 PM
Geoff the Duck 22 May 02 - 07:56 PM
Mrs Cobble 23 May 02 - 01:59 PM
Les from Hull 23 May 02 - 02:46 PM
BanjoRay 23 May 02 - 05:10 PM
Malcolm Douglas 23 May 02 - 05:16 PM
Mrs.Duck 23 May 02 - 05:35 PM
GUEST,micca at work 24 May 02 - 05:20 AM
Noreen 24 May 02 - 05:47 AM
Geoff the Duck 24 May 02 - 07:46 AM
catspaw49 24 May 02 - 08:20 AM
MMario 24 May 02 - 08:31 AM
Ringer 24 May 02 - 01:27 PM
Eric the Viking 24 May 02 - 02:32 PM
bill\sables 25 May 02 - 11:43 AM
Jon Freeman 26 May 02 - 12:16 AM
bill\sables 26 May 02 - 07:38 AM
Pip Freeman 26 May 02 - 08:38 AM
Jon Freeman 26 May 02 - 08:42 AM
8_Pints 26 May 02 - 11:59 AM
Mrs.Duck 26 May 02 - 02:17 PM
nutty 26 May 02 - 03:28 PM
Dave the Gnome 26 May 02 - 05:46 PM
mouldy 27 May 02 - 02:51 AM
Mr Happy 27 May 02 - 03:09 AM
Sam Pirt 27 May 02 - 05:17 AM
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Subject: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Mrs.Duck
Date: 20 May 02 - 01:09 PM

SORRY TO SHOUT BUT SOME PEOPLE DON'T SEEM TO HAVE HEARD! THERE ARE A NUMBER OF PEOPLE WHO SAID THEY WERE COMING SOME TIME AGO BUT HAVEN'T CONFIRMED. PLEEEEESE LET ME KNOW AND IF YOU NEED FEEDING
Previous thread (All set for Yorkshire gathering)


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Mrs Cobble
Date: 20 May 02 - 01:47 PM

Hi Mrs Duck, Cobble and I WILL be there( with caravan ) and we will only need feeding Sunday lunch

Thank you

Mrs C


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: mooman
Date: 20 May 02 - 01:53 PM

Copied from other thread:

Yes we (3) are coming. We will have a pub lunch (if it does one) on the Saturday, buffet on the Saturday evening and lunch on the Sunday.

Best regards,

The Moo Crew


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Eric the Viking
Date: 20 May 02 - 02:47 PM

Try me best to get organised, most likely travelling, not staying-HMI's in on Monday-why does the mudcat gathering happen when the Inspectors are due, even if the date has moved, do you know something I don't?

May manage Friday or saturday evening at best.


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: nutty
Date: 20 May 02 - 03:44 PM

Should arrive Saturday am ........ Would like to partake of the buffet on Saturday evening , otherwise will look after myself foodwise.


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: BanjoRay
Date: 20 May 02 - 06:25 PM

Don't worry about me - I'm still not sure I can make it.

Cheers
Ray


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Susanne (skw)
Date: 20 May 02 - 07:45 PM

Can't make it :-( but wish everybody lots of fun!


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Geoff the Duck
Date: 20 May 02 - 07:59 PM

Some detailed directions for finding the Gathering :-
IF you are heading NORTH up the A19 from the M62 -
From the M62 you head North up the A19 towards Selby. You pass Eggborough Power Station, then appproach a bridge over the river Aire (about 4 miles north of the M62). As you approach the bridge there are road signs which say Chapel Haddlesey, Please Drive Slowly You then cross the bridge. On your right there is a car showroom - Michaels of Selby which sells Reliant Robins. Immediately beyond is a crossroads. You turn LEFT, which is signposted to West Haddlesey. You follow the road for about a mile to the George & Dragon.
If you are towing a caravan, you need to look out for a Garden Centre on your right. YORKSHIRE GARDEN WORLD, is before you reach the pub. Just after the Garden Centre, on the same side, look for an opening and evidence of people. It is the next gateless gate hole after the Centre.
The George & Dragon is about 100 yards further on, but there isn't much turning space for caravans beyond the pub. Best not to miss it.
GtD


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Geoff the Duck
Date: 20 May 02 - 08:05 PM

If you are approaching from the NORTH, via Selby - Head SOUTH DOWN the A19. You pass through the village of BURN.
Sout of Burn, you reach the crossroads with the Reliant Robin garage. Turn RIGHT then follow the previous directions.


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Rt Revd Sir jOhn from Hull
Date: 20 May 02 - 08:07 PM

Thanks for the reminder & the directions Geff & Jane, for some reason I thought it was next week! I am still hoping to go, but I might have a problem getting Saturday night off work, if so I will just visit on Saturday day time.


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Geoff the Duck
Date: 20 May 02 - 08:11 PM

For those with chemical toilets, there is a septic tank where the camping is going to be. We can use the septic tank for disposal, but you cannot put BLUE elsan fluid down a septic tank. The GREEN biodegradable version of chemical toilet filler is okay though.
GtD!


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Rt Revd Sir jOhn from Hull
Date: 20 May 02 - 08:19 PM

I reelly glad you told us that Geff! (I am just eeting my supper,(chiken curry)


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Mr Happy
Date: 20 May 02 - 09:01 PM

mr happy's on his way- i'll be there sometime friday- don't need any food- i'm all self contained in the loo dept.

thanx for directions

cheers now!


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Geoff the Duck
Date: 21 May 02 - 05:13 AM

Just a repeat of the MAP clicky to locate the George & Dragon. Here it is!
Quack!
Geoff!


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Pied Piper
Date: 21 May 02 - 05:58 AM

Sounds great I'd like to come on sunday. Is ther a nearby train station with a service on sundays? or a sunday bus service?All the best PP


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Pied Piper
Date: 21 May 02 - 06:00 AM

Ooops I should have said I'm traveling from Manchester.PP


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Dave the Gnome
Date: 21 May 02 - 06:28 AM

Like I said in the other thread - Pretty sure I won't be bringing the Gnome Cave but will hopefully arrive for the Sat. afternoon session with Spot the Dog. No food required. (But put out a bowl of water for Spot...;-))

Cheers

DtG


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Letty
Date: 21 May 02 - 06:55 AM

Have fun! I'll be in Antwerp thinking of you. Sing one for me and my egg :-)

Letty


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Geoff the Duck
Date: 21 May 02 - 01:37 PM

Mr Happy - it isn't really necessary to keep refreshing these threads. We are keeping the thread alive, but if it just keeps going to the top of the list without anything really being added, it just becomes long and boring. We are into the last minute arragements,and need to know when somebody adds information for us to process. We keep having to reopen the thread needlessly just to check who has added what.
Mudcat threads do not fall off the bottom of the list, but if nothing is posted for 24 hours, it then disapears from the 1-Day view. Refreshing is not usually necessary
Quack!
GtD


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Sam Pirt
Date: 21 May 02 - 01:39 PM

Hi All

I am going to be there fri, sat & a bit on sun. Looking forward to some good music and drink.

Cheers, sam


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: waterdragon
Date: 21 May 02 - 05:01 PM

Waterdragon and family,we'll only be able to make it for some of saturday so we won't need feeding.See you all there!


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: BanjoRay
Date: 21 May 02 - 08:00 PM

I'll be there by saturday lunchtime - please book me in for eating saturday evening and breakfast & lunch sunday (if that's how it works!). Looking forward to some good craic.

Cheers
Ray


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: mooman
Date: 22 May 02 - 03:21 AM

Dear Ducks,

Two more from Clan McMoo will be coming with caravan, Little Mo + friend! Therefore evening buffet and Sunday breakfast for two more please. They have the travelling and camping details.

Many thanks

mooman


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Mrs.Duck
Date: 22 May 02 - 02:26 PM

Thanks all those who have let me know. Sunday breakfast as I said earlier will only be bacon butties up to around 9.30 as they have Sunday lunches to prepare. Nothing special planned for Saturday lunch but those who have the full English will not be ready for much I expect!! Pie and peas will be available on Friday night at a very reasonable cost.


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Mrs.Duck
Date: 22 May 02 - 07:02 PM

Slight change of plan. Tents WILL now be on the piece of land next to the pub which is grassy and a lot more suitable. Caravans are still on the area 200 yards down the road on the opposite side as detailed above. Selby and myself have spent this evening devising a cunning quiz to keep you all amused and maybe raise a few bob for the Mudcat. There will also be a raffle so if anyone wishes to donate a small prize it will be much appreciated. Roll on Fiday!!


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Geoff the Duck
Date: 22 May 02 - 07:56 PM

Pied Piper - The most likely Railway station to get to would be Selby. Selby is about 4 miles north of the A19 crossroads, and the George & Dragon a further mile into West Haddlesey. There may be buses from Selby to Doncaster, but I don't know how they run on Sundays. JeZeBeL has a timetable and may be able to supply info (although their computer was down recently, so I don't know if she is currently online.)
It may be possible to arrange a collection if somebody isn't drinking.
I found a website which claims to suply train times - Here it is!.
Geoff the Duck!


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Mrs Cobble
Date: 23 May 02 - 01:59 PM

Geoff the Duck, please not we will not now be bringing the caravan to the gathering BUT WE WILL be there.

I will be doing a collection from Selby rail station about 6pm Friday if thats any use to anyone, there will be two places in the car.

Mrs C


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Les from Hull
Date: 23 May 02 - 02:46 PM

I'm sorry but Maggie and I will not be able to come as quite a lot of people seem to have chosen this weekend to have birthdays! (actually Thumper and me!) See you all soon (hopefully at the People's Voice FF in Beverley - can someone check if there's enough interest in a Beverley Mudgather and we'll put it on the official programme). Have a lovely time!

Les and Maggie


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: BanjoRay
Date: 23 May 02 - 05:10 PM

Anybody seen the weather forecast! We're all going to be blown into the Ouse - better bring your strongest tent!

Cheers
Ray


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Malcolm Douglas
Date: 23 May 02 - 05:16 PM

Unfortunately, I won't be able to get there this year; have a good time, all!


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Mrs.Duck
Date: 23 May 02 - 05:35 PM

Storm, tempest, plagues of locusts who cares we'll have a great time ! Never rains in the pub anyway !!Should anyone need it the telephone number of the George and Dragon is : 01757 228198.


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: GUEST,micca at work
Date: 24 May 02 - 05:20 AM

Its today,!!!!! be there or be " a plane figure bounded by 4 equal sides with 4 Right angles"


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Noreen
Date: 24 May 02 - 05:47 AM

Unfortunately I will be that regular polygon, micca my friend, as I will be singing at Bishop's Castle. Have a wonderful time, all.

And a special hug for Patrish- I hope you get there and enjoy the weekend.

Love,

Noreen
xx


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Geoff the Duck
Date: 24 May 02 - 07:46 AM

Weather is currently mostly Bright Hot Sunshine, although we have had a couple of rain showers also (good weather for DUCKS!!!!!!!!). I am about to set off with the Van to the pub.
P.S. the pub opens at 5pm.
Quack
Geoff the Duck


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: catspaw49
Date: 24 May 02 - 08:20 AM

This morning I put on my Yorkshire Gathering Pin that Bill Sables gave to me and I'll be thinking of you all and hope that a great time is had by all.

Spaw


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: MMario
Date: 24 May 02 - 08:31 AM

Thinking of you all too - green with jealousy.

Enjoy!


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Ringer
Date: 24 May 02 - 01:27 PM

I was hoping to be there for the Sat evening session, but it doesn't look good...


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Eric the Viking
Date: 24 May 02 - 02:32 PM

I'll be over about 17.00 tomorrow until lateish-but I don't know where me guitar is, somewhere up north. I'll bring me EKO or something

Have great fun tonite and early sat-see you all

Cheers


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: bill\sables
Date: 25 May 02 - 11:43 AM

Last night was a fun session with about a dozen catters singing and playing till about 2-30am. Today there was a strong song session going on inside and a musicians session outside in the bright sunshine probably about 30 or so catters including Ivan B and his wife from Lancing Mitchigan US and Mooman from Brussels. Should be a great night of music and song tonight. Must get back, I only come home to let the dog out. Cheers Bill


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Jon Freeman
Date: 26 May 02 - 12:16 AM

Someone (??Mrs Duck??) asked that we posted to say we got home safely...We did... I ended up singing songs like "Oh what a Beautiful Morning (appropriate) to keep us both awake but we had a safe journey.

As for me, I loved everything aboout the do (or my time there - its still going).

I could give a lot of praise in lot of directions, musical, company and organisational but I think I will just thank Mrs Duck for her efforts in getting it all together.

Jon


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: bill\sables
Date: 26 May 02 - 07:38 AM

From mooman (on Bill's computer!)

I have to echo what Jon said above. A great Gathering. A great mix of songs and tunes. A massive session. Good company and craic. Loads of terrific new friends. A last but not least excellent beer and plenty of Yorkshire tea!

Thanks Mrs Duck for the excellent organization and to the George and Dragon for their wonderful hospitality!

Will see some of you briefly again today but thanks again from the three of us for a great time!

Moo and family


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Pip Freeman
Date: 26 May 02 - 08:38 AM

I CAN access Mudcat now, so here's a repeat of what I put on The Annexe just in case you don't go there.

THANK YOU for the wonderful Mudcat gathering in Yorkshire yesterday--or was it today?! A brilliant venue, well organised by Mr and Mrs Duck, superb music and singing, good food and most of all the company of lovely people, made new friends and put faces to those who were just nicknames, even the sun shone for us!!

We arrived home at 4-45am, singing loudly most of the way to make sure I stayed awake! Now I'm looking forward to next year year. Pip


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Jon Freeman
Date: 26 May 02 - 08:42 AM

Reading McMo's post... yes, I too should give thanks to the George and Dragon - they really did a fine job, and I loved the food they put on...

As for the session, it was mighty! The sort of session I had dreamt of having with people from here.

Jon


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: 8_Pints
Date: 26 May 02 - 11:59 AM

We've just arrived home, we would like to echo the thanks to both the Ducks and The George and Dragon. It was great meeting up with old friends and making new ones!

(Sorry Hannah Moomin that we didn't meet up today so that you could have a go on Bob's pipes - next time we meet perhaps)

Sue vG & 8 Pints


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Mrs.Duck
Date: 26 May 02 - 02:17 PM

We left the pub at around 4.30 and the music was still carrying on. I'm so pleased everyone had such a great time. Grahame(Krafty) and Wendy were wonderful hosts and provided superb food, great beer and a wonderful atmosphere. Will try to get photos up as soon as possible - I'll leave the incriminating ones to Micca! Thanks to everyone who helped to make this another magic mudcat meet!


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: nutty
Date: 26 May 02 - 03:28 PM

Sorry my visit was so short ...... I'll really should be better organised.

I would like to second everything that has been said - the organisation, the venue and the company could not be bettered and I feel privileged to have been part of such a wonderful gathering

Thanks to everyone involved ----- Roll on next year


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Dave the Gnome
Date: 26 May 02 - 05:46 PM

Me, Spot and Pied Piper got back OK but after the Tetleys Imperial I was in no state to post last night:-)

Anyhow - it certainly was a gradely do. White Lion later in the year anyone?

Cheers

DtG


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: mouldy
Date: 27 May 02 - 02:51 AM

I only managed to go for the Saturday evening, but it was excellent! If the Ducks aren't well and truly worn out, they deserve to be after all that organising. I didn't have any of the food, but by all the reports I heard, it was so much more than just adequate. Well done, George and the Dragon!

Andrea


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Mr Happy
Date: 27 May 02 - 03:09 AM

mrs duck + geoff

ditto all above

i'm sorry i was a bit under the weather at first[weren't we all!!] but i'd lightened up plenty by yesterday & my sunny smile returned

many thanks to you & all your fowl family [:-)], for a truly staggering weekend

cheers

mr happy


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Subject: RE: YORKSHIRE GATHERING THIS WEEKEND
From: Sam Pirt
Date: 27 May 02 - 05:17 AM

Hi

Mrs Duck thankyou for making this years gathering really good. Ithought it went really well and it wasw nice to put more faces to names.

I must say to that your departing songs was really really nice, the perfect song at the perfect time, nice

Cheers, Sam


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