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Whose up for Yum Cha? Canberra region ladies (and kids)
13 January 2013

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#1 Feral*Spikey*

Posted 07 January 2013 - 08:16 PM

Hi All,

If you're interested in Yum Cha (I'm suggesting the Scholar at Dixon as sort of being central for those of us who have to travel to get to Canberra), please post a reply.

I'll chat with the restaurant on Thursday, to let them know how many of us are coming.


#2 71Cath

Posted 07 January 2013 - 08:29 PM

Hey Spikey, are you thinking lunch or dinner? I am definitely interested  original.gif

#3 Bendigedig

Posted 07 January 2013 - 10:02 PM

Dh, DD and I, would love to come. preference would be lunchtime please (unless 5 pm dinner, we eat early here).

Looking forward to finally meeting you Spikey.

#4 Feral*Spikey*

Posted 08 January 2013 - 05:38 AM

Brunch - DD wouldn't survive until dinner time with Yum Cha (and nor would I from the nagging).

#5 FeralAlpacaWarrior

Posted 08 January 2013 - 06:01 AM

I'm in Spikey. But preoccupied today with fire stuff to discuss yum cha but I would love to come.

#6 Apageintime

Posted 08 January 2013 - 06:46 AM

I'm interested - let me know if you decide lunch or dinner original.gif

#7 tkenhrb

Posted 08 January 2013 - 06:58 AM

I am intrested although it would only be me as my kids are with there dad this weekend

#8 lovingmother

Posted 08 January 2013 - 08:04 AM

WE would still love to come so count Me and DD in.

#9 elizabethany

Posted 08 January 2013 - 08:08 AM

I would love to, but can't come until 12:30.  If it is brunch, it will be a sad no sad.gif

#10 Feral*Spikey*

Posted 08 January 2013 - 06:40 PM

By Brunch, I mean meeting at 11:00am or later. Unless you all want lunch instead?

#11 FeralRebelWClaws

Posted 09 January 2013 - 08:13 AM

Brunch is a no, lunch is a maybe...

warning: mint vent ahead....
ILs are overseas and have been since the beginning of December. They arrive home the weekend that DSDs go home (DSDs go home 21st and they arrive home 18th). So in order for them to see the girls they are coming to stay on that weekend, except we don't know when. The celebrant for our wedding is actually IN Canberra on the 19th and wanted to meet up in the afternoon, but I can't guarantee that we wouldn't end up with MIL/FIL/BIL/SIL/children etc here and of course they didnt both actually planning anything *eyeroll* But knowing them they will jsut pop in for 2 hours on the Sunday and I'll be annoyed because we could have met up with celebrant on the Saturday. So I have to wait until the day before to know what I am doing. Which is awesome given I have to leave on the 22nd to start my new job. So due to my ILs inability to actually make plans, I have to meet up with our celebrant for the wedding on the 13th, it's only ONLY day she was free. We are meeting at Collector at 10am. Fingers crossed no fires pop up in between!

#12 livvie7586

Posted 09 January 2013 - 08:18 AM

i would love to come, but sadly will have to bow out on this round.  DD was diagnosed with a chest infection last night, and whilst she should be fine by then, i don't want to risk making plans and then having to bail (and i have no one to leave her with if she isn't 100% by then).

Next round count me in original.gif

#13 Feral*Spikey*

Posted 09 January 2013 - 06:43 PM

Okay, I shall try to organise a table for lunch. It would seem there are about 12 of us, which is a nice sized group!

#14 CherrySunday

Posted 09 January 2013 - 06:56 PM

I've never had Yum Cha, but would love to try it - and meet a few EB'ers!
I can't make this weekend, but keep me in mind for next time!

#15 Feral*Spikey*

Posted 09 January 2013 - 07:05 PM

No worries, I'm sure there will be more occasions on which to munch the good stuff. wink.gif

#16 Bendigedig

Posted 10 January 2013 - 07:28 AM

brunch at 11 or lunch at 12 suits me - much later and DD gets feral (dropping day sleep). looking forward to it!

thanks for organising Spikey

#17 brazen

Posted 10 January 2013 - 08:29 AM

i love yum cha, and no one else in my family does - but i'm busy this weekend sad.gif have fun!

#18 gemgirl

Posted 10 January 2013 - 12:54 PM

Please count me in. I'll confirm with DP about whether we have plans and if not, if I'll bring a kid or two, but for now, just me. Unless the group is already too big original.gif

#19 Feral*Spikey*

Posted 10 January 2013 - 04:57 PM

Nope, not to big!

I contacted the scholar today, and we have a booking for 12:45pm (only time available for a group of our size). Hopefully that will pan out for most of you (sorry Jo, I did try for midday!).

So, details:

The Scholar (you need to go Upstairs)
23 Woolley St, Dickson
Dickson, ACT 2602

Booking is under "Teresa", which is me, Spikey IRL. If you want my mobile number, please PM.

For those who haven't met me before, I'm tall, blonde, and chubby. DD is raven-haired and Chinese. I suspect that a large group of women and children (and one or two guys) will be relatively obvious. laugh.gif

#20 lovingmother

Posted 10 January 2013 - 09:45 PM

Wonderful I can't wait If I get lost I'm going to need your number *Spikey*. Me and DD can't wait.

#21 FeralRebelWClaws

Posted 10 January 2013 - 09:45 PM

argh celebrant has moved the meeting to 10:30! In Yass... doubtful I will make it back given we have a few other things to do as well now sad.gif

poo sticks sad.gif

#22 lovingmother

Posted 10 January 2013 - 09:49 PM

PussyDids I was hopping you would come so we can talk animals  sad.gif

#23 FeralAlpacaWarrior

Posted 11 January 2013 - 05:29 PM

I'm in. It will be just me and DD2 (5 mo) so I will have a pram also Spikey. But please everyone you will have to excuse me if I have to wear her in the Ergo and do the baby bob as she will be due for a sleep at some stage and she doesn't always like the pram!


#24 Feral*Spikey*

Posted 11 January 2013 - 06:45 PM

Poo sticks from me too PD. Was really hoping to catch up before you wander off down the coast. Maybe we can do lunch or coffee separately?

Lovealpacas, no problem, we'll help you with the pram, I'm sure there will be somewhere to park it where we can all ogle your baby - I loved my Ergo, DD lived in it.

#25 FeralRebelWClaws

Posted 12 January 2013 - 07:08 PM

QUOTE (lovingmother @ 10/01/2013, 10:49 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
PussyDids I was hopping you would come so we can talk animals  sad.gif

QUOTE (*Spikey* @ 11/01/2013, 07:45 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Poo sticks from me too PD. Was really hoping to catch up before you wander off down the coast. Maybe we can do lunch or coffee separately?

Spikey we aren't moving for at least 6 months, I'll just be a DIDO wife wink.gif

We will organise another meet up before I go lovingmother, I promise!!

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