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Re: WA Retreat Weekend
« Reply #405 on: May 18, 2012, 07:49:55 am »
CP sounds like your doing a terrific job :)
Your a gem. At least next year will be a little easier once you have got this one organized.
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Re: WA Retreat Weekend
« Reply #406 on: May 18, 2012, 08:23:03 am »
I've got to work out the accommodation side cos the houses are grouped together but have different tariffs, then work out linen (cos its easier to include linen rather than bring it), and then I will add the half day tour on and advise the cost. The houses are set aside so no one else can book them.

This is what I reckon is a rough idea of itinery:

FRIDAY
9:00am leave Perth
12:00pm arrive at vineyard in Yallingup for lunch eg. Knee Deep (pay separately)
2:00ish visit Natural Olive Oil Soap Factory, Gabriel Chocolate (on way to Gracetown, then drop stuff off at house, unpack & unwind, chat)
7:00ish bbq at one house

SATURDAY:
Free time to chat, relax or go into Margaret River or sight see
11:30 (maybe lunch at Olio Bello? Its 5 mins from Gracetown, depends what people want to do)
1:00pm Get picked up from home for Half Day winery tour (will be pre-paid) visiting  eg. Pierro's Vineyard, Moss Bros, Bettenays (they also make French Nougat), Choc Factory, & Providore. Dropped back home.
7:00ish bbq at one house / or Pizza Night

SUNDAY:
...maybe Miller's Icecreamery? Does anyone have any suggestions? Late departure time allowed approx 12pm from house so there is a bit of time to get back together for a last chat & goodbyes.


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Re: WA Retreat Weekend
« Reply #407 on: May 18, 2012, 08:29:16 am »
Sounds good to me, you have been busy CP.  I'm easy and will go along with anything you come up with.
I take it all the interstaters will be arriving on the Thursday, that's great.
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Re: WA Retreat Weekend
« Reply #408 on: May 18, 2012, 08:35:00 am »
Ok All good. Anyone leaving from Perth after 12pm on Friday  as that is when my plane arrives. Tenina was picking mcmch and me up but all flexiable.

I can re book and arrive on Thurs no problemo. .

Any ideas?

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Re: WA Retreat Weekend
« Reply #409 on: May 18, 2012, 08:40:22 am »
Maybe you can balance a bowl of sea water on your head, Gert, then when it topples over you will be "girt by sea" as the anthem says!

Now that is a good idea!

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Re: WA Retreat Weeken
« Reply #410 on: May 18, 2012, 08:45:43 am »
Sounds good to me, you have been busy CP.  I'm easy and will go along with anything you come up with.
I take it all the interstaters will be arriving on the Thursday, that's great.
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Everyone but me. BWAAAAAAA!  Anyway I will look at changing it and stay in Pert Thurs night if I can. No worries.

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Re: WA Retreat Weekend
« Reply #411 on: May 18, 2012, 08:47:58 am »
Wow, sounds like you have been busy CP and have put a lot of thought into this. Providore is fantastic and I recommend the duck if they still have it on the menu and the passionfruit curd (but that was before I had a tmx and now I can probably make my own).

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Re: WA Retreat Weekend
« Reply #412 on: May 18, 2012, 08:54:01 am »
Sounds good CP. Gert, I was undecided about whether or not to arrive on Friday, i did want to come early and look around Perth but
I have commitments in Sydney on Thursday was going to stay in Sydney Thurs night and fly in at 0920hrs on Firday.
I can easily get a late flight Thursday and stay where Chookie and DH are staying. Cookie has also offered a lift. Whatever is easy for the majority. I will fit in.

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Re: WA Retreat Weekend
« Reply #413 on: May 18, 2012, 09:11:26 am »
Sounds good CP. Gert, I was undecided about whether or not to arrive on Friday, i did want to come early and look around Perth but
I have commitments in Sydney on Thursday was going to stay in Sydney Thurs night and fly in at 0920hrs on Firday.
I can easily get a late flight Thursday and stay where Chookie and DH are staying. Cookie has also offered a lift. Whatever is easy for the majority. I will fit in.

Mcmich I was able to change my  booking so will be arriving on Thursday at noon. Where are Chookie and DH staying? In any case I will now be in Perth on Thurs arvo so whatever. 

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Re: WA Retreat Weekend
« Reply #414 on: May 18, 2012, 09:27:48 am »
Miss Maud's Swedish Motel.
I'm going to fly in Thursday too and stay Miss Maud"s

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Re: WA Retreat Weekend
« Reply #415 on: May 18, 2012, 09:56:35 am »
All good mcmich I is booked in to Miss Mauds  as well . Too easy.

Amazing what you can do on the iPad. Changed flights booked hotel . Wunnerful.

The brekkie at Miss Maud's is amazing.

Let me know what time you are arriving. If it is anywhere around noonish we can share a cab .

Gert

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Re: WA Retreat Weekend
« Reply #416 on: May 18, 2012, 10:15:13 am »
Wow CP you have been busy. Well done

Gert, i ' ll just wear a name tag with an alphabetical letter on, easy :D

Poor Den, doe he realise what he is up for? ??? 8)

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Re: WA Retreat Weekend
« Reply #417 on: May 18, 2012, 10:24:41 am »
At least he will have Chookies DH to balance out all girliness.

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Re: WA Retreat Weekend
« Reply #418 on: May 18, 2012, 10:27:32 am »
CP you have done an amazing job and the itinerary sounds wonderful. :-*

Gert I was thinking of baking a cookie very hard and trying to wear that. :P :P I think I will also bake a few for eating. If we can fit them in.
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Re: WA Retreat Weekend
« Reply #419 on: May 18, 2012, 10:44:16 am »
Perfect CP good job. I love the BBQ idea  . I am sure DH and Dash are up  for it. Men's work is a BBQ

Gert
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