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mandymouse
10-14-2007, 05:36 AM
Friday 12th October

After a hectic morning of shopping at Asda, housework, having a bath etc, and dropping the girls back to school/college after lunch, the nerves started to kick in around 2pm as I waited for Nat and Joh to arrive at my house. To calm me down I cracked open a bottle of wine and within minutes, Joh's car was pulling up on my drive. The girls came in for a quick drink and then my hubby came home and took us over to Birmingham

Kaylee arrived at New Street Station around 4pm, so we picked her up and DH dropped us at The Hyatt. The hotel was lovely. It was situated 2 minutes from Broad Street, 5 minutes to the Mailbox and about 10 minutes into the town centre

We all checked in. Kaylee was sharing with me (and we were being joined by Jo the next day) and Joh and Nat shared a room

Our room

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We found some slippers in the wardrobe

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and then we found some snuggly dressing gowns in the bathroom

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After a few minutes we were joined by Nat and Joh, and the wine and breezers began to flow

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After chilling in the room for a while, we all got ready to go out. We were told a short cut through to the Mailbox (where we were eating tonight) and we found a lovely Cocktail Bar, where we sat outside as the patio heaters were on. We had a pitcher of 'Sex on the Beach'

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After our cocktail we went to Strada for our meal

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We had a lovely meal, I had pasta and the others had pizza and then after we had a dessert (sorry girls I can't remember what you had), though I know I had Tiramisu - which was delish

After dinner we went back to the Cocktail Bar for another pitcher and then headed back to the hotel

We had a lovely evening and look forward to being joined by everyone else the next day :thumbsup2

jns
10-14-2007, 05:49 AM
Sounds like you all are having a great time
no shopping Yet
Thanks for posting

Chilly
10-14-2007, 06:01 AM
Hi Mandy, You were quick off the mark on the trip report. Thanks for a great weekend. It was great to meet you and the others, and see Joh, Nat and Theresa agaian.

saratogagirl
10-14-2007, 06:11 AM
great start Mandy, really pleased you had a good time

mandymouse
10-14-2007, 06:19 AM
Saturday 13th October

Kaylee and I were up around 8.20am and after a quick shower we rang Nat & Joh, and as they were about ready, we headed off into Birmingham

We stopped at Starbucks for various drinks (non alcoholic I may add :rotfl2: ) and then we went to our first meeting place which was 10am at the Bull statue outside the Bull Ring. Here we met Lisa and then we went into the Bull Ring to start some shopping

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We went in Girl Heaven (just like Claires Accessories) and took some photos in silly hats - until we were told off as you weren't supposed to take photos in there (what a spoil sport :rotfl: )

What are we like ??

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We wandered around the shops and then started meeting others along the way. We ran into Theresa and Claire outside Selfridges and then we were joined my Eloise and Jo outside Pizza Express. Emily had already text me to say she couldn't make it (maybe next time) and Gemma and her friend were running a bit late, so we settled at our table, ordered our drinks and waited for them to arrive

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(Joh, Theresa, Me, Kaylee, Claire, Eloise, Jo, Lisa & Nat)

The food was lovely (I had mushroom ravioli - Mmmm) and everyone's food looked great. We had a lovely waiter, who was always smiling and was very attentive - well Nat thought so anyway :rotfl2: :rotfl2:

Nat's waiter (oops I mean our waiter :rotfl: )

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The Disney Store was calling us, so we headed over to the Pavillions Shopping Centre and after a bit of a mooch and lots of carrier bags later, we all came out and went off to find more shops. We said goodbye to Gemma and her friend and a while later Lisa said bye too.

Nat and Claire were wanting to go to Primark (which was packed) and I'm sure it was Joh who spotted a little pub opposite, so we left Claire and Nat and had a quick Bacard Breezer and watched the beginning of the England footie game. After that quick pit-stop we all met up and then walked up to the Mailbox. We had a quick look in Harvey Nichols and Nat nearly fainted at the price of the Jimmy Choo shoes

We had a glass of wine, and after saying bye to Eloise, we headed back to the hotel. Jo settled into our room and after quick showers we all set of to dinner. Once again we were eating at the Mailbox, so we were hoping to introduce our Cocktail bar to the others, but for some reason it wasn't open. We were eating at Bar Estilo tonight, so we sat outside for some cocktails for a while and then went inside as the time for our reservation was coming up

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(Nat, Theresa, Me, Claire, Kaylee, Joh & Jo)

Once again we had a lovely meal, me and Kaylee had the Vegetarian Paella which was really nice, but it was so filling that we were unable to have room for a dessert :sad2:

After dinner we headed up to Broad Street as someone suggested going to a club. Broad Street was packed with lots of queues into various bars and clubs. We queued up for the Reflex, where someone (I think Joh) said it was 15 quid to get in and I nearly had a heart attack (she's got a piccie of that look on my face :scared1: )

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We had a good time, it was all 80's music and videos and the turning dance floor was fun. The lightweights i.e me, Kaylee, Jo, Claire and Theresa headed back just after midnight and we left Joh and Nat boogying the night away

We had a great day and evening, and it was lovely to see everyone, even if we only got to see you for a short time :thumbsup2

mandymouse
10-14-2007, 06:35 AM
Sunday 14th October

Surprisingly we all awake around 8ish without a hangover. After quick showers and some quick packing (isn't it funny how before you go away it takes a couple of days to sort your case out, and on the way home you can throw it all in in about 5 minutes ? :lmao: )

Paul was picking us up at 9.45am, as Kaylee needed dropping at the station for her train at 10.30am. We said goodbye to Jo, Claire and Theresa, dropped Kaylee off and then Joh picked her car up at our house and drove home after taking Nat home

All I can say is that we had a FANTASTIC weekend. We chatted, had some lovely meals and even better drinks with some great company. We've been thinking of ideas for our next meet, possibly in Cardiff, as we missed Sue and this way it would save us a fortune on hotels and we can bunk up at her house (only joking :rotfl: :rotfl: )

Thanks everyone for coming, it was great to meet you and my jaw has now stopped aching from all that laughing

I hope you can all make it next year, and hopefully we may have some others with us too :thumbsup2

Mandy :)

florida sun
10-14-2007, 06:50 AM
Welcome home, I missed you all:banana: :banana: :banana:

Sounds like a great weekend and brilliant photos Mandy, Im def coming next year, you can count on it:thumbsup2 :banana: :banana:

Now get back to work,it's been so busy I need Triple pay for this weekend:lmao: :lmao: :lmao:

Only joking, its been as quiet as a mouse

Welcome home all, so gald you had a great time:thumbsup2

mark&sue
10-14-2007, 07:03 AM
What a fantastic weekend. I just love the look of the cocktails. I am so jealous.

The photos are absolutely brilliant.

Thank you so much Mandy for your amazingly fast trip report too.


susan

AlanUK
10-14-2007, 07:07 AM
Now get back to work,it's been so busy I need Triple pay for this weekend:lmao: :lmao: :lmao:

[SIZE="2"][B][SIZE="1"]Only joking, its been as quiet as a mouse

All the trouble makers were away this weekend then :scratchin: ;)

Welcome Home everyone, DW is still stuck on the train :( so we haven't seen her yet.

natalielongstaff
10-14-2007, 07:26 AM
here are my pics...copied from the original thread :thumbsup2

here are some pics for you all to have a laugh at !!

Joh in our bathroom

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our room

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mandy and kaylee

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me and Joh

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Joh and Kaylee

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me and Mandy

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pizza express on saturday lunchtime

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Kaylee, Eloise and Claire

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Mandy and Jo

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Theresa, me, Jo and Mandy

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i didn't take my camera out last night so you will have to wait for Joh's pics later on :)

T16GEM
10-14-2007, 07:31 AM
Thanks for organising yesterday - we had a lovely time and it was great to finally meet everyone! Lou and I went off to Selfridges and then to Costa for a giant hot chocolate then had to get back to the kiddies! :)

Has anyone else got anymore pics?

natalielongstaff
10-14-2007, 07:37 AM
Im surprised that Mand forgot to mention my excitement during our meal in strada when i spotted one of the bbc local newsreaders ....ashley blake

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I went all star struck for a minute :rotfl2:

mandymouse
10-14-2007, 07:46 AM
This is my problem Nat, I can't get over how tired I am at the minute. But how the heck did I forget about you spotting Ashley Blake (or Nathan as I kept calling him :rotfl2: ) especially as you were hyper-ventilating at the time :rotfl: :rotfl:

What a shame we couldn't get you a postcard of him from the BBC shop

If anyone else has any stories or photos from the weekend, then please post them on here

Mandy :)

wils
10-14-2007, 07:57 AM
Thanks for a lovely weekend girls - it was great to meet you all and enjoy some good food, drink and music with you. Anyone who was hesitant (or unable to come) this time must try and come next year as I was like seeing old friends(which of course you all are but you know what I mean;))

After you left DH went off to the Comic thingy so I had a bit more of a wonder round Brum with the kids and we ended up meeting in Pizza Express for lunch (Nat - only saw your waiter briefly but he certainly wasn't smiling today :()

Latte Lover
10-14-2007, 08:10 AM
Hi girls. Thanks for a lovely weekend. Really good fun. Can't wait for the next one. :)

jen_uk
10-14-2007, 08:43 AM
It looks like you all had a great weekend, the photos are fab! I am definately coming to the next one!!

Netty
10-14-2007, 08:53 AM
Looks like a fantastic weekend was had by all!! Great photos :thumbsup2

emily1982
10-14-2007, 08:56 AM
Great pics! Glad you all had a good weekend, sorry couldn't come, maybe next time!

wilma-bride
10-14-2007, 09:08 AM
Very quick with the report Mandy :thumbsup2 I think the only thing you forgot was the minor heart attack you had when the waitress last night said your drink was non-alcoholic :rotfl2:

I will try and upload my pics to post later (shall I put them on here?)

mandymouse
10-14-2007, 09:11 AM
Very quick with the report Mandy :thumbsup2 I think the only thing you forgot was the minor heart attack you had when the waitress last night said your drink was non-alcoholic :rotfl2:

I will try and upload my pics to post later (shall I put them on here?)

LOL - yes, that was another priceless moment Joh :lmao:

Yes, stick your photos etc. on here, and I look forward to seeing them :thumbsup2

Mandy :)

natalielongstaff
10-14-2007, 09:32 AM
i think we must have missed some celebs last night :sad2:

www.beatthestreet.net

those buses must have been for someone important ;)

wilma-bride
10-14-2007, 09:45 AM
Just a few more pics to share with you (I'll try not to repeat ones that have already been posted)

The view from our 15th floor room at the Hyatt

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Our SOTB pitcher :thumbsup2

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Yummy dessert at The Strada

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The whole 'gang' outside the Disney Store

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And outside Selfridges

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T-shirt we found in Urban Outfitters :rotfl:

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Nat, me, Claire and Jo at Bar Estilo last night

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The dessert at Bar Estilo (not as good as The Strada one)

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Mandy's face when she thought it cost 15 to get into Reflex :lmao:

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The DIS girlies at Reflex

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Thanks again Mandy and Kaylee for organising such a fantastic weekend - I had an absolute blast and can't wait till the next one :thumbsup2

Danauk
10-14-2007, 09:57 AM
I'm glad you all had fun. I was thinking of you all when we were at the NIA by the Mailbox on Friday when I went to see the Cirque show Dilirium.

wilma-bride
10-14-2007, 10:00 AM
I'm glad you all had fun. I was thinking of you all when we were at the NIA by the Mailbox on Friday when I went to see the Cirque show Dilirium.

Karen, we could have waved to you from Mandy and Kaylee's room - it overlooked the NIA :) Sorry you couldn't make it - hope you enjoyed Cirque de Soleil.

Lisash
10-14-2007, 10:09 AM
Thanks Mandy & Kaylee for organising a lovely get together. I really enjoyed meeting everyone. You can sign me up for the next one now :thumbsup2

florida sun
10-14-2007, 10:11 AM
Brilliant photos everyone, you all looked like you had a ball:thumbsup2

UKDEB
10-14-2007, 10:40 AM
I've been avoiding this thread, not daring to see what I missed, but it got the better of me in the end. Looks as though you had a fab time. Sorry I missed you all. :sad1:

saratogagirl
10-14-2007, 11:09 AM
great piccies everyone, so sorry to have missed it, next time

KayleeUK
10-14-2007, 11:33 AM
What a wonderful weekend !!!! :) Meeting great friends !

I can't believe no-one has mentioned our 'new' friend Craig :)

Thanks to everyone for coming and making it a great couple of day's.

mandymouse
10-14-2007, 11:55 AM
I can't believe no-one has mentioned our 'new' friend Craig :)

Aww bless him, Craig was a young lad who we ran into in the lifts at the hotel. He was a dressed up for a wedding (his dad's) and he invited us all to the evening party

I think Nat & Joh ran into him later on in the evening

We were all under the impression that he was hoping a group of girls were going to appear at the party and ask for him :rotfl:

Anyway we saw him this morning as we left the hotel and we all waved at him

Mandy :)

natalielongstaff
10-14-2007, 12:02 PM
I think Nat & Joh ran into him later on in the evening

We were all under the impression that he was hoping a group of girls were going to appear at the party and ask for him :rotfl:



Mandy :)

we did see him on our way home sat night.....unfortunatly the party had finished so no invite :sad2:

BRobson
10-14-2007, 12:11 PM
Sounds like you all had a fantastic time. Hope I can manage to the next one :goodvibes

tennisfan
10-14-2007, 01:18 PM
Sounds like you all had fun. Great pics:thumbsup2

Tammy Stringer
10-14-2007, 01:42 PM
Sounds and looks like you had a great time - really hope to be able to make the next one

Tam

mandymouse
10-14-2007, 02:02 PM
I hope you can all come too :thumbsup2

Mandy :)

Cruisin
10-14-2007, 02:21 PM
Wow, looks like you girls had a great time:thumbsup2

Thanks for the link to the pictures, Mandy.

jockey
10-14-2007, 02:26 PM
Thanks for posting all the pics, looks and sounds like you girlies had such a fab time!;) I just wish I could have been there, hopefully next year!:)

I love the Hoff t shirt from urban outfitters I want one!:thumbsup2

DisneyJo
10-14-2007, 02:39 PM
Great report Mandy, sounds as though you all had great fun :goodvibes

Beth__WDW23/6/02
10-14-2007, 03:29 PM
Fantastic pictures ladies.
Looks like you had a wonderful weekend :goodvibes

mandymouse
10-15-2007, 12:51 AM
Hands up who's shattered this morning (me, me !!)

Has anyone been brave enough to venture onto the scales this morning, thank goodness my weigh-in day is Friday, it's going to take that long just to work the alcohol off, nevermind the food :rotfl2: :rotfl2:

Mandy :)

natalielongstaff
10-15-2007, 12:58 AM
ive been brave (or stupid) i put on 2lb :scared1:

mandymouse
10-15-2007, 01:00 AM
ive been brave (or stupid) i put on 2lb :scared1:

Is that all Nat ? That's great, even though you were eating Wispa's for breakfast :rotfl2: :rotfl2:

natalielongstaff
10-15-2007, 01:01 AM
Is that all Nat ? That's great, even though you were eating Wispa's for breakfast :rotfl2: :rotfl2:

Good point :lmao:

kizzy212
10-15-2007, 01:33 AM
sorry i couldnt make it girls but hope you all had a nice time. i was stuck in majorca with the rain.

Goofysmate
10-15-2007, 02:05 AM
What a lovely time had by all. Loved seeing your pic's , :thumbsup2

Minniespal
10-15-2007, 02:23 AM
Great report Mandy, sounds as though you all had a wonderful time.

Strommie
10-15-2007, 02:26 AM
Fab piccies. Sounds like a great weekend:thumbsup2

Chilly
10-15-2007, 02:26 AM
Can't wait till next years :banana: :banana: :banana:

wilma-bride
10-15-2007, 03:03 AM
Hands up who's shattered this morning (me, me !!)

Has anyone been brave enough to venture onto the scales this morning, thank goodness my weigh-in day is Friday, it's going to take that long just to work the alcohol off, nevermind the food :rotfl2: :rotfl2:

Mandy :)

Me, me, me - I am worn out - and I was in bed and asleep at 9:30 last night :guilty:

I did get on the scales this morning though and I have lost 4lbs :scared1: Looks like I should go clubbing more often ;)

mandymouse
10-15-2007, 05:26 AM
I did get on the scales this morning though and I have lost 4lbs :scared1: Looks like I should go clubbing more often ;)

That's great Joh, maybe I should go on a Wispa diet too :rotfl2: :rotfl2:

Ware Bears
10-15-2007, 06:11 AM
Great report and photos, glad you had a lovely time. :goodvibes

angel659
10-15-2007, 06:38 AM
Great report Mandy. I was thinking of you all having fun when I was at work. Wish I could of made it. I knew you would all have fun.

Will definately make it to the next one. Sounds great.

jjpenguin
10-15-2007, 07:11 AM
Looks like you had a great time!

thanks for the report Mandy

TracyK
10-15-2007, 08:29 AM
Great pics, it looks like you all had a lovely time :) Tracy

sharon78
10-15-2007, 09:43 AM
Thanks for sharing with us girls, looks and sounds as if you had a great time.
:goodvibes

jns
10-15-2007, 04:33 PM
Great to hear you all had a ball
but what about the xmas shopping

mandymouse
10-16-2007, 12:34 AM
but what about the xmas shopping

LOL - there was a bit of shopping Jackie, I bought DH some socks (yay !!) and a remote control helicopter for Christmas, then I got the girls some Nightmare Before Christmas stuff from the Disney Store

Mandy :)

KayleeUK
10-16-2007, 09:03 AM
Mmmmm no christmas shopping was done by me :) But I have some lovely new perfume :)

T16GEM
10-16-2007, 09:21 AM
I bought some of Shelby's birthday pressies ready for Sunday! So some shopping was done!

wils
10-16-2007, 09:36 AM
I got DD some Troy from HSM knickers :rotfl:

I'm trying to get them some practical pressies to open on Christmas Morning as we'll be at the airport hotel and will need to take everything with us!

also DS a HSM basketball which was about the only thing in that range suitable for a 2-year-old (Me thinks he's not really target market for this :confused3 ) BTW this is for his birthday so he won't be chasing it round the plane!

T16GEM
10-16-2007, 09:56 AM
BTW this is for his birthday so he won't be chasing it round the plane!

Jo if your plane is anything like ours on the big day there won't be anyone to annoy! We are the only ones from about row 12 back! :woohoo:

KayleeUK
10-16-2007, 09:57 AM
I got DD some Troy from HSM knickers :rotfl:

They are for you really ;)

natalielongstaff
10-16-2007, 11:43 AM
has anyone got any more Photos ??

wils
10-16-2007, 11:46 AM
Jo if your plane is anything like ours on the big day there won't be anyone to annoy! We are the only ones from about row 12 back! :woohoo:

Oh that would be heavenly - I could strap each kid in the front and then sit at the back ;)

They are for you really ;)

Oh shucks you found me out :blush: Gonna have to step up the dieting if I'm going to fit into Age 5-6 by Christmas though ;)

mandymouse
10-16-2007, 11:55 AM
They are for you really ;)

Oh shucks you found me out :blush: Gonna have to step up the dieting if I'm going to fit into Age 5-6 by Christmas though ;)

:rotfl2: :rotfl2: :rotfl2:

T16GEM
10-16-2007, 12:14 PM
[QUOTE=wils;21325726]Oh that would be heavenly - I could strap each kid in the front and then sit at the back ;) [QUOTE]

I think secretly that is DH's plan! That's what we have got the Grandparents with us for!

T16GEM
10-16-2007, 12:15 PM
Oh I meant to say - you know those lovely Donuts at Selfridges? Well a friend rang me today and said that her Managing Director had sent her there today to get 200 of them for everyone in the office to celebrate his 50th birthday! How cool - and yummy is that!!

KayleeUK
10-16-2007, 01:43 PM
Oh shucks you found me out :blush: Gonna have to step up the dieting if I'm going to fit into Age 5-6 by Christmas though ;)

:rotfl2: :lmao: :rotfl2:

carolfoy
10-17-2007, 03:57 AM
sounds (and looks) like it was a great weekend. Hope to manage the next one!

mandymouse
10-17-2007, 06:33 AM
Hope to manage the next one!

I hope you can make it too Carol :thumbsup2

Mandy :)

Chilly
10-17-2007, 08:40 AM
I got some stuff in Primark (Nat and I got matching grey cardigans) but nothing for Christmas.

natalielongstaff
10-17-2007, 10:21 AM
I got some stuff in Primark (Nat and I got matching grey cardigans) but nothing for Christmas.

ive had so many people ask where i got that cardigan from :thumbsup2 i should have brought loads and sold them on !

mandymouse
10-17-2007, 10:50 AM
I got some stuff in Primark (Nat and I got matching grey cardigans) but nothing for Christmas.

The great thing about Primark - was that it had a pub opposite :rotfl2: :rotfl2:

wilma-bride
10-18-2007, 02:39 AM
The great thing about Primark - was that it had a pub opposite :rotfl2: :rotfl2:

So true Mandy :lmao:

CustardTart
10-18-2007, 03:38 AM
Looks like you all had a totally fab weekend - you lucky devils! :thumbsup2 Great photos too!

All I'm saying is, if I'm not at the next one, there's going to be trouble... ;)

KayleeUK
10-18-2007, 12:45 PM
The great thing about Primark - was that it had a pub opposite :rotfl2: :rotfl2:

Here, here :thumbsup2

I hope everyone will be able to make it for next year :)

natalielongstaff
10-18-2007, 12:49 PM
Here, here :thumbsup2

I hope everyone will be able to make it for next year :)

put my name down ;)

KayleeUK
10-18-2007, 12:52 PM
Sue is doing some Cardiff research ;)

florida sun
10-18-2007, 12:59 PM
Sue is doing some Cardiff research ;)

Indeed I am:thumbsup2

Lots of places to eat, drink, dance, shop and clubbing :goodvibes

mandymouse
10-18-2007, 01:39 PM
Indeed I am:thumbsup2

Lots of places to eat, drink, dance, shop and clubbing :goodvibes

Nice one Sue, I'm definitely going :thumbsup2

wils
10-18-2007, 02:58 PM
Indeed I am:thumbsup2

Lots of places to eat, drink, dance, shop and clubbing :goodvibes

I better start saving!


It was so lovely to meet everyone last weekend and it felt like a mini holiday :goodvibes It would be great to meet you Sue along with some of the other Welsh Dissers ;)

Frances999
10-18-2007, 04:25 PM
It sounds like you all had an awesome time and I am so annoyed I couldn't make it. Disney talk, great food, lots of drinks and lots of shops....what a perfect weekend! :goodvibes

natalielongstaff
10-19-2007, 12:42 AM
Sue is doing some Cardiff research ;)

:cool1: ive never been to cardiff !

mandymouse
10-19-2007, 12:44 AM
I can't believe that a week has gone by since some of us met up - where's this week gone ?? :confused3

I can't wait for the next one :thumbsup2

ariel75
10-20-2007, 08:55 AM
LOL - there was a bit of shopping Jackie, I bought DH some socks (yay !!) and a remote control helicopter for Christmas, then I got the girls some Nightmare Before Christmas stuff from the Disney Store

Mandy :)
Do the socks fit!!!:rotfl2: and more importently are you still wearing your badge

wils
10-21-2007, 02:51 AM
:cool1: ive never been to cardiff !

:) Will this count as a foreign trip?!

florida sun
10-21-2007, 02:52 AM
:) Will this count as a foreign trip?!

Indeed it will Jo, you need your passport to get into Wales;)

wils
10-21-2007, 03:27 AM
Indeed it will Jo, you need your passport to get into Wales;)
:banana: :banana: :banana: Another stamp in my passport ;) and will I need to change some money into Euros?!

(G and the kids can get D,B&B with his folks in Rogerstone so cheap transport for me again!)

mandymouse
10-21-2007, 08:09 AM
Do the socks fit!!!:rotfl2: and more importently are you still wearing your badge

LOL, I think the socks will him fit Eloise and as for the badge, I'll wear it a little closer to Christmas - I didn't mind wearing it with everyone - as you know what I'm like :rotfl2: :rotfl2:

I hope Cardiff is going to be able to cope with us lot next year :thumbsup2

saratogagirl
10-21-2007, 10:06 AM
Cardiff sounds great to me, as Sue says you will all need your passports LOL

mandymouse
02-09-2008, 10:30 AM
Hey Girls

I was feeling a bit bored, so I searched for our Girly Weekend thread so I could have a laugh at our great memories

Didn't we have a brilliant time ? :thumbsup2

I really hope that everyone is up for a meet later on in the year (any excuse for shopping, eating and drinking eh ? ;) )

natalielongstaff
02-09-2008, 11:02 AM
what a great Idea Mandy :)

I know i am up for another meet and i suspect Joh is as well :cool1:

thelittlemermaid83
02-09-2008, 11:39 AM
Looks like you girlies had a fabby time.
Great photos aswell :goodvibes

KayleeUK
02-09-2008, 11:53 AM
Great reminder :)

Ahh there is Nat's waiter ;)

mandymouse
02-09-2008, 11:56 AM
Ahh there is Nat's waiter ;)

LOL, I always look out for him when I'm in the Bull Ring :rotfl2: :rotfl2:

natalielongstaff
02-09-2008, 12:29 PM
Great reminder :)

Ahh there is Nat's waiter ;)

bless him

I suspect he no longer works there ! i imagine he resigned the very next day :rotfl2:

Chilly
02-09-2008, 12:33 PM
I am definately up for another weekend :banana:

BRobson
02-09-2008, 01:07 PM
Hope i can get this time :lovestruc

mandymouse
02-09-2008, 01:33 PM
I hope everyone can come too - we must get Sue to sort out some Cardiff details out for us - like where to stay, eat and more importantly drink :rotfl2: :rotfl2:

ariel75
02-10-2008, 05:18 AM
i'm up for it:drinking1 party: :drinking:

wilma-bride
02-10-2008, 01:00 PM
Aah, fond memories. What a great weekend we had. As nAt quite rightly said, I am very much 'up' for the next one. The sooner the better if you ask me ;)

KayleeUK
02-10-2008, 01:30 PM
Our Sue is poorly at the moment :( :hug: But I am sure when she is 100% she will planning our next one :)

mandymouse
02-10-2008, 01:59 PM
Our Sue is poorly at the moment :( :hug: But I am sure when she is 100% she will planning our next one :)

:hug: Aww poor Sue, I hope you're feeling better soon bab

I'm looking forward to planning our next one - I really liked Cardiff the last time I was there :thumbsup2

natalielongstaff
02-10-2008, 02:40 PM
Our Sue is poorly at the moment :( :hug: But I am sure when she is 100% she will planning our next one :)

hope you feel better soon Hun x x

CustardTart
02-10-2008, 02:43 PM
I'm really hoping to make it this year!!! :goodvibes :goodvibes :goodvibes

UKDEB
02-11-2008, 01:45 AM
We spent most of yesterday working out when we're going to get to WDW later this year. We want to be there for the IF&WF and, after much deliberation, it looks as though it's likely to be the first couple of weeks in November (the flight prices are cheaper then than throughout October). If the Girly Weekend is a similar date to last year, wild horses won't keep me away! :thumbsup2

mandymouse
02-11-2008, 02:01 AM
We spent most of yesterday working out when we're going to get to WDW later this year. We want to be there for the IF&WF and, after much deliberation, it looks as though it's likely to be the first couple of weeks in November (the flight prices are cheaper then than throughout October). If the Girly Weekend is a similar date to last year, wild horses won't keep me away! :thumbsup2

Nice one Deb, I think we're looking at the end of September - with Cardiff being our first choice - watch out Cardiff - here we come !!! :rotfl2: :rotfl2:

Tammy Stringer
02-11-2008, 01:47 PM
Hopefully I can make it - it sounds like so much fun last year.

Keep me updated on dates and places I would love to join you if possible

Tam

florida sun
02-13-2008, 01:39 PM
Hello all:)

Im back, Ive been really poorly, but just caught this thread, and really looking forward to the girly weekend. As soon as I feel 100%, I will get around to getting loads of info for you all on Cardiff, we will have a great time:thumbsup2

CustardTart
02-13-2008, 01:42 PM
Hello all:)

Im back, Ive been really poorly, but just caught this thread, and really looking forward to the girly weekend. As soon as I feel 100%, I will get around to getting loads of info for you all on Cardiff, we will have a great time:thumbsup2

Hope you get well soon, Sue - take care of yourself! :hug: Really looking forward to the Girly Weekend... :goodvibes

florida sun
02-13-2008, 01:45 PM
Hope you get well soon, Sue - take care of yourself! :hug: Really looking forward to the Girly Weekend... :goodvibes


Thanks so much:hug: Im on the road to recovery now I hope:goodvibes

mandymouse
02-13-2008, 02:34 PM
Hello all:)

Im back, Ive been really poorly, but just caught this thread, and really looking forward to the girly weekend. As soon as I feel 100%, I will get around to getting loads of info for you all on Cardiff, we will have a great time:thumbsup2

Thanks Sue, I hope you're feeling better soon XX

natalielongstaff
02-13-2008, 02:42 PM
Im on the road to recovery now I hope:goodvibes

good to hear :hug:

Cardiff here we come :banana:

saratogagirl
02-13-2008, 03:13 PM
Hello all:)

Im back, Ive been really poorly, but just caught this thread, and really looking forward to the girly weekend. As soon as I feel 100%, I will get around to getting loads of info for you all on Cardiff, we will have a great time:thumbsup2


I'll be here to help you hon, as a nearly Cardiff girl, we will have a blast so many good places to share :thumbsup2