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July 23, 2011, 4:00 pm
United KingdomEdinburghIn personEnglish
We now have some further details about the barbecue on July 23rd.

Julian and I have recruited some regular Powwow attendees - Matt Beeston, Marion Lurf and Eleonore Wapler - to form "Team BBQ". We are in charge of ensuring that the event runs smoothly and providing some basic supplies.

Please meet us on Bruntsfield Links (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruntsfield_Links) at 3 pm on Saturday 23rd July. As we won't know exactly which part of the Links we will be on until the day, we will mark our territory with a flag (a Lion Rampant), so you should be able to spot us!

As I said, we will provide some basic supplies (bread rolls, condiments, paper plates, the BBQ, etc.), but please bring the following:


  • Any meat or other food you want to cook on the BBQ

  • A picnic blanket, if you have one

  • Whatever you would like to drink

  • Any signature dishes (salads, puddings, cakes) you would like to share with the group

  • Snacks to keep us going until the food is cooked

  • Any park games you might have - frisbees, rounders bats, twister!



As with any barbecue in Scotland, we need a wet weather alternative. If it is raining we will move to Julian's house, which is nearby. I will post an update on here at around midday on the 23rd with our executive decision about whether or not we will be outside.

If you plan to bring food to share with the group, please let me know in advance so that I can make sure we don't have 20 of the same thing.

At this stage, please can I ask everyone to do the following:

UPDATE YOUR ATTENDANCE on this page so that we know who is coming. You can do this by clicking on the arrows in the "Will attend" column. I will then send Julian's address to everyone who plans to come.

LET ME KNOW WHAT FOOD YOU PLAN TO BRING, if any, so I can make sure there isn't too much of the same thing.

Any problems on the day, please call me on 07811 348 194 or Julian on 07932 596 533.

Finally, please feel free to bring partners.

See you on the 23rd!
Event Organizer:

Julian Wagstaff


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Interested members (40) / Confirmed: 15 / Tentative: 8
Name NoteWill Attend
Rebecca Hendry  \"Organizer\" \"Reporter\" \"Photographer\" ...  y
Julian Wagstaff  \"Organizer\" Beer and sunshine. Can't wait!   y
Ramon Inglada   ...  m
Emmanuelle Hingant   I'm going to play in the Keele's Cup (women's football tournament) down in Manchester that weekend... Enjoy though  n
Manuela Junghans   Won´t be able to make it. Hope the weather will be nice for you guys. Have fun!  n
Cesar Ayala   I'll bring a few beers.  y
Fiona Paterson   I'm going to a wedding and a garden party that day (!) but I may swing by the Meadows later to see if you are still there.  m
Ewan Macdonald   ...  m
Marion Lurf   Great idea!  y
Eddie O'Neil   ...  y
SaskiaRead   Saskia Read  m
cherry_15   ...  
Craig Bull   ...  
XLisa McCreadie (X)   Yay!  
Xdoriando (X)   will bring some filo cheese pastry or yogurt salad (+burgers)  y
PeggyStrachan   ...  n
Wordwire   ...  
Alex Sharp   ...  
Marion Greenway Allen   ...  y
Eleonore Wapler   looking forward to seeing you there  y
Sarah Magee   There is a chance I might be in France - I will confirm closer to the time. I hope I don't miss out!  m
XSha Gerhardt (X)   Looks like I won't make it, sorry - Enjoy the sunshine!  n
Kaja Grzegorczyn   ...  m
polskiexpert   sorry cannot make it  n
Zivile Plyciute-Smith   Sorry, cannot make it this time!  n
Fwell   Sounds good! Looking forward to it :-) Bringing home-made houmous :-))  y
Dan Bradley   Looking forward to meeting everyone!  y
XRebekka Groß (X)   probably not but I'll keep an eye on things :)  m
Fiona Kirton   I'm a bit under the weather, so I'll see how I feel on the day.  m
XCallum Renwi (X)   Just finished university and starting freelance work - looking forward to it!  y
XSimone Wood (X)   ...  
XSally McPhail (X)   will bring veggie stuff!  y
Tomoyuki Kono   Shame, I can't make it this time.  n
Lise Morel   Can't make it, but I am organising an informal meet on Monday (27 June)! Contact me if interested!   n
Petrit Rragami  \"Reporter\" \"Photographer\" \"Host\" ...  
Katerina Strani-Jefferson  \"Photographer\" Really sorry, but I will not be able to make it after all, as I am in London for the weekend. Hop to see you all next time. Enjoy! Katerina  
DeborahNatanson   ...  
Marina Meier   It's going to be my first one - looking forward to it!  y
XJacqueline McKay (X)   Should be able to make it!  y
Judith McLean   First powwow for me. Looking forward to it. Judith Will bring chinese rice salad  y




Postings about this event


Powwow: Edinburgh - United Kingdom

Rebecca Hendry  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 20:52
Member (2005)
Spanish to English
+ ...
Barbecue for translators in Edinburgh - Saturday 23rd July Jul 14, 2011

Hello all,

I have just updated the information about the Powwow that will take place in Edinburgh next Saturday, 23rd July. Please sign up and join in!

Thanks,

Becky.


 

Rebecca Hendry  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 20:52
Member (2005)
Spanish to English
+ ...
Weather Jul 23, 2011

The weather's looking good, see you all on the Links!

 

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