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From: "PJK :o))" <>
Subject: Re: [TRIVVIES] Anniversary
Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2006 21:18:54 +0100
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We'll have to wave at you from the platform, but it'd be a great reunion. Sheffield Park's lovely.

Pat.xxx :o))
A Maid of Kent


It could always be part of a trivvie reunion, but it does need to be booked
months in advance, no last minute decisions!!!!

Liz

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From: Gwen Wilkins [mailto:]
Sent: 28 July 2006 12:16
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Subject: Re: [TRIVVIES] Anniversary



Sounds lovely Liz...I looked on the website and rather fancy the' fish &
chips on the train' outing!! Perhaps we'll go one day. Glad you enjoyed your
anniversary.

Gwen & Nick xx

>
>
> Many thanks for the cards and anniversary wishes. We celebrated in quite
> a
> different style but just wish it had been a little bit cooler!!!
>
> We both left work a little early so we had time to come home and get ready
> to go out. Lovely casual clothes needed for our evening and we packed our
> cameras too. We drove out through Lindfield and the country lane through
> Walstead before joining the main road through to Scaynes Hill and onto
> North
> Chailey. We then took a left turn and drove along the road through the
> countryside until we found a favourite car park on the left. Here we were
> within about a hundred yards of the Meridian Line (I hasten to add that we
> were nowhere near Greenwich). We parked our car and walked with the other
> people up the drive to olur destination. No rain, nor hailstones, nor
> wedding party (Val - get my drift?), nor was there any evidence of wartime
> (Sue?). At 6pm we were served our meal of fish and chips with a lovely
> chunk of baquette, all washed down with a cup of tea, although we could
> have
> had wine, beer or soft drinks (in fact we did have a Coke) before we left.
> We had a lovely view from our table, in fact everybody did. Cows with
> their
> calves, sheep with their lambs, green fields now parched amongst the
> beautiful trees of the Sussex countryside. There was a couple next to us
> who were celebrating their 1st anniversary, families, two people with
> special needs in wheelchairs accompanied by their carers.
>
> In fact our view of the countryside kept changing as we sat back and
> listened to the steady "dumpetydump, dumpetydump" as our steam loco hauled
> the train from Sheffield Park to Kingscote. There was time to get outside
> for some cooler air and their were some beautiful roses in the garden
> (Kingscote were quite well know for these). Coming back we leant back in
> our seats, replete (in fact too replete!!!), and enjoyed the slower pace.
> All too soon (although it was 1hr 30min later) we were back at Sheffield
> Park and it was time to get back in the car to come home. We came back a
> different route (down past the elephant place where we had coffee last
> year
> Sue) and all along the country lanes, back under the Bluebell railway, and
> along more lanes until we arrived back at Walstead and a return journey
> back
> through Lindfield to home.
>
> Although you weren't able to be with us, I do hope you were able to be
> there
> in your imagination. http://www.bluebell-railway.co.uk/
>
> Liz
>
>
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