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By david


Today was “historic” for us as we actually met up with a fellow GOY member – Patrick – in the garden of his sister-in-law, Helen (incidentally, the English equivalent of our daughter’s name, Eilidh). It shows how the GOY slogan can really bring people together.

It was a lovely, early spring-like afternoon, and we tackled the overgrown Eucalyptus (E. guniii “Cider Gum”). We hope that both the wooden fence and trees recover, Helen!).

Our children also loved playing with Cindy – Thank You,,Liz, for the entertainment (and the sweets, drinks, etc.)

They have not stopped talking and writing about Cindy since!

Hope to meet up with you folks again soon! And Many Thanks, Helen, for the venue!

It got us wondering – has anyone else met up through GOY?

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We also look forward to seeing your fantastic summer displays at Elie. Patrick, and entertaining you and the grandhildren here in Oz. You're right - by the way - my joints are throbbing! They need some oiling - opening a
tin now, lol!

9 Feb, 2008


David, Patrick - This is fantastic! We always hoped friendships would spill out into the "real" world. Waiting for our first GoY wedding now :)

10 Feb, 2008


Any excuse for you to buy a hat Ajay :)

10 Feb, 2008


Sorry , Ajay, don't do weddings. If there were one, tho, there should be no shortage of offers to do the flowers. lol.

11 Feb, 2008


Wedding did some 1 mention wedding? Good 4 you guys 2 meet up its great2know friendships can happen from a Fab Site as GOY :D

13 Feb, 2008


Your more than wellcome to come to Elie, We will take you up on your kind invitation, Sure our grand children would love to see Oz. We had a smashing after noon bairns are brilliant, Cindy had a great time running after the ball that Eilidh & James threw for her. Helen says thanks much appreciated. Trees are looking good, Fence was saved. You never know there might be a wedding LOL. Stranger things have happend that would be nice. we could all be there in spirit.

18 Feb, 2008

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