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Canberra Yum Cha #2, 3 February 2013
We had so much fun, we want to do it again!


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#1 *Spikey*

Posted 15 January 2013 - 05:44 PM

Okay, here is the 'official' count me in list. If you're interested in Yum Cha Brunch (aiming for 10:30am - 11:00am start to deal with the small kids), please let me know!

#2 lovingmother

Posted 15 January 2013 - 06:15 PM

Me and DD are in original.gif

#3 *Spikey*

Posted 15 January 2013 - 07:34 PM

That's great - DD is looking forward to seeing her new friend again. biggrin.gif

#4 hayleymumof3

Posted 15 January 2013 - 11:32 PM

dev (6).gif Can we make it the 4th so I can come sans the kids tongue.gif  

I would like to come either with the kids if DH is working or sans the kids if he isn't laughing2.gif

#5 RebelWithoutAClaws

Posted 16 January 2013 - 07:36 AM

I'm tentatively going to say yes...

I'll confirm once I have started work. Though I might find it really hard to pull myself away from DF given I'll only see him for 1.5 days a week sad.gif

#6 Apageintime

Posted 16 January 2013 - 07:38 AM

I'm going to say a tentative yes too, pending a possible work trip.

If I'm here I'm in though.

Really looking forward to making some new friends.

#7 princessanarchy

Posted 16 January 2013 - 07:46 AM

When we say 'little'do we mean 9 months, 3 and 4 years is okay or is that too many/too young?

#8 JoIsMe

Posted 17 January 2013 - 11:09 AM

I am in with DD and DH. Gluten free (for me and DD) would be awesome Spikey - but we can also just see how we go and adapt!

PrincessAnarchy - in my opinion, all are welcome - no such thing as too many young children - we can pitch in and help if needed original.gif

#9 princessanarchy

Posted 17 January 2013 - 11:28 AM

You're so sweet. Count us in. What next? Yay!!

#10 RebelWithoutAClaws

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:49 PM

I would think given it's an EB meet up, miniature people would be welcome wink.gif

I'm REALLY going to try and make it and if I'm there I'll be little person free sad.gif But it means I will have hands to help out original.gif

Edited by PussyDids, 17 January 2013 - 12:50 PM.


#11 *Spikey*

Posted 17 January 2013 - 04:19 PM

All little people welcome.

And I'm sure we can share some little people with you PD!

(Bring your DF, if its too much to be without him, he's a nice guy) biggrin.gif

And no, oh naughty one, we cannot make it Monday, 4 Feb, because they don't do Yum Cha on weekdays....

#12 hayleymumof3

Posted 17 January 2013 - 05:46 PM

sad.gif  alright I will be there with kids if DH is working no kids if DH isn't  laughing2.gif

Umm I just realised I don't know where that where is  roll2.gif

Edited by hayleymumof3, 17 January 2013 - 05:47 PM.


#13 lorywhol

Posted 17 January 2013 - 05:49 PM

Just a question.

I don't live in Canberra yet, but I am going to be there that weekend. Can I come?

I will be moving to Canberra end March/beginning April.

Let me know.

L

#14 *Spikey*

Posted 17 January 2013 - 05:52 PM

Of course you can come!

We're going to The Scholar, which is in Dixon. I'll post directions and a link to the map closer to the day.

#15 gemgirl

Posted 17 January 2013 - 05:59 PM

Count me in, please, and one four year old. I am vego

QUOTE (lorywhol @ 17/01/2013, 06:49 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Just a question.

I don't live in Canberra yet, but I am going to be there that weekend. Can I come?

I will be moving to Canberra end March/beginning April.

Let me know.

L


Yay, I will get to meet you then original.gif

Edited by gemgirl, 17 January 2013 - 06:00 PM.


#16 RebelWithoutAClaws

Posted 17 January 2013 - 06:02 PM

QUOTE (*Spikey* @ 17/01/2013, 05:19 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
All little people welcome.

And I'm sure we can share some little people with you PD!

(Bring your DF, if its too much to be without him, he's a nice guy) biggrin.gif

And no, oh naughty one, we cannot make it Monday, 4 Feb, because they don't do Yum Cha on weekdays....

That's a lovely offer Spikey, but unless they serve hot chips or schnitzel at yum cha there isn't anything he can eat LOL I think I'll leave him at home...

(pssst for the out of towners, it's actually Dickson, just in case you are googling it wink.gif )

#17 *Spikey*

Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:49 PM

freudian slip on my part. I eat too often at Dixon St, Haymarket - as in Sydney's China Town... blush.gif

#18 *Spikey*

Posted 23 January 2013 - 08:42 PM

Just bumping - any more takers? I want to finalise numbers and a table/time for us on Tuesday, so really need to know if you're coming! biggrin.gif

#19 Rumply

Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:49 PM

Hi Ladies,

I didn't go last time but would be interested in coming to meet some new people, if it isn't too late. I am not sure if I will I will have one of my 2 with me.

Thanks!

#20 Guest_3Keiki_*

Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:52 PM

Yes I am in Spikey
(barring any more bushfires, but I think we good now)
me plus the 3

#21 Apageintime

Posted 24 January 2013 - 08:15 PM

I should be good for this one original.gif

#22 RebelWithoutAClaws

Posted 25 January 2013 - 01:48 PM

Well the good news is that I am not leaving Canberra anymore, yay! The bad news is that I am unemployed (of sorts... I have a job in July and I have to try to relief teach until then.)

So unless I pick up a contract between now and the end of next week, I'll pass for now but I will be coming once there is another one and I have work original.gif

#23 *Spikey*

Posted 26 January 2013 - 03:01 PM

PD!!! What happened?!!!

I just cruised past to issue a 'reminder', and I saw this!




Thanks to all those who've responded so far!

#24 HeroOfCanton

Posted 26 January 2013 - 06:50 PM

I'm in too please! If its not too late!
I'll just bring DS, as he's still pretty reliant on my boobs...

#25 RebelWithoutAClaws

Posted 27 January 2013 - 07:49 AM

QUOTE (*Spikey* @ 26/01/2013, 04:01 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
PD!!! What happened?!!!


Long story short...  no resources, more contact hours than a full time teacher in the ACT and significant staffing issues. If I weren't away from home I might have struggled through, but I had a MASSIVE case of homesickness as well. Plus there aren't really any other employment opportunities down there for me, so if we moved down there I'd be stuck there for a LONG time.

So DF and I spoke about it (with me in tears) and we decided it wasn't worth the stress and anxiety.

So our interim plan has changed and we will stay here in Canberra, and while I'd love more space, I am happy to stay in Canberra, I love living here.

However we'd made the decision to go ahead with the wedding, but it means we need to live on $75 a week after mortgage and utilities. So I'm about to start getting REALLY good at budgeting and being frugal!




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