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Rod Darby (X)  Identity Verified
Ghana
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La Brunié Apr 28, 2007

I've posted an old photo of La Brunié on the page of the last powwow Toulousain (I can't seem to post it here)

 

Tony M
France
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Possible lift offered Apr 29, 2007

Always on the assumption that I can make it, I would be travelling down the A20 to Toulouse from Limousin, and could probably give a lift to anyone who could either be picked up en route, or come down as far as my place to meet me.

 

firewalk (X)
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american indian May 3, 2007

i do american indian cermonys in luxembourg
oyisofirewalker@yahoo.com


 

Rod Darby (X)  Identity Verified
Ghana
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clarification May 10, 2007

I'm hearing more and more about people wanting to bring their husbands/wives/significant others/children to the powwow - there is a statement by Henry on powwow etiquette (to which I heartily subscribe) saying - in a nutshell - "all are welcome"
I just need to know about numbers in good time. If there are enough (and not more than 20!) children, I'll ask the local farmer to show them the farm.
I'll publish more notes closer to the time...


 

Rod Darby (X)  Identity Verified
Ghana
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powwow "rules" May 10, 2007

the link to Henry's statement is:
http://www.proz.com/translation-articles/articles/102/1/


 

Tony M
France
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Car worries Jun 2, 2007

I've had to downgrade my attendance to 'Maybe' — sorry, Rod!

My car is poorly, and I don't think I can afford to either get it repaired in time for next weekend, or hire a replacement.

I'll see what I can do, but don't count on me!


 

Rebekka Groß (X)  Identity Verified
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ProZ.com Regional Conference in Aix-en-Provence Jun 5, 2007

Dear All

Rod has kindly given me permission to promote the ProZ.com regional conference taking place from 2 - 4 November 2007 in Aix-en-Provence on this powwow site.

You may have received the mailing announcing the conference two weeks ago and/or seen my posts in the Events and Announcements forum.

Today, I was delighted to have some more news: We have finalised the venue and the conference will take place at the 4-star Aquabella hotel in Aix. The actual conference will take place on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd while Sunday 4th is reserved for two full-day CAT tool training sessions. For further information please see the conference website at http://www.proz.com/conference/12

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch via the conference forum at http://www.proz.com/forum/294 or by e-mail at france@proz-conferences.com

Please spread the word about the conference and hope to meet some of you thereicon_smile.gif

Best regards

Rebekka
ProZ.com Conference Planning and Development


 

Tony M
France
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Definitely can't make it now Jun 5, 2007

Sorry, folks (and our hosts in particular!), but I cannot solve my transport problems in time to make it down.

Hope you all have a wonderful time!


 

Rod Darby (X)  Identity Verified
Ghana
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@ Tony Jun 7, 2007

very sorry you can't make it, Tony, I was looking forward to meeting you: perhaps you could tempt us all to come to a powwow in, say, Brive?

 

Tony M
France
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Funny you should say that... Jun 7, 2007

As a matter of fact, I'm trying to sound out interest for holding one somewhere up this way; see: http://www.proz.com/powwow/1366

Please join that list, anyone who thinks they might be interested in a central location?


 

B D Finch  Identity Verified
France
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Vegetarians Jun 7, 2007

Should I bring some tofu sausages or whatever non-meat food our local bio-coop has on offer?

 

Attila Piróth  Identity Verified
France
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May be a bit late Jun 7, 2007

Coming from Bordeaux and stopping in Toulouse, I will probably arrive in the (hopefully very) early afternoon.

 

Rod Darby (X)  Identity Verified
Ghana
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last call Jun 8, 2007

@ Tony: um, I saw the 19 / 24 headline, but, still being a bit hazy on dépt. numbers (I just commute between 81 and 31), I hadn't had a proper look... I'll get back on that one.

@ BDF: no need, we have quite a few vegetarian friends and are always on the qv!

@ Mark, Olaf: sorry to "lose" you. However, we have already thought about making the La Brunié powwow an annual event (assuming prozians like it here).

@ Attila: no worries - the Germans have a saying about "the later the hour, the more welcome the guest"!

@ all parents: I should warn you La Brunié will never get a licence as a "Kindergarten". Nature is indeed "red in tooth and claw" here, as Tennyson would have said in view of all the long grass, nettles, thistles... seriously, trousers and "sensible walking shoes" or boots might be a good idea for romping about on the estate, but the other "dangers" are relatively harmless and will be pointed out.

@ all attendees: well, right now the méteo is looking extremely good (sunshine, 29°), but do have a plan B just in case...

OK, looking forward to seeing you all tomorrow!


 

Tony M
France
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HAVE A GREAT TIME, EVERYONE! Jun 9, 2007

Just wanted to say that I hope you all have a super time, I shall be with you in spirit, and I'm really gutted at not being able to make it to what would have been my first-ever P-W!

Cheers, everyone!


 

Rod Darby (X)  Identity Verified
Ghana
Local time: 21:12
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report Jun 11, 2007

@ all: still waiting for a chance to enter my report (attendance already recorded). We loved having you all here on Saturday and are looking forward to seeing you again soon!

 
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