UK visit summer 2013

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I hope so Neale.....are you around Friday morning Richard? Fancy joining us for coffee at Nestlings?
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ME739 wrote:Hello all,
I made it and am getting a good dose of aviation. Been to EK twice and seen the BBMF Lanc fly over both times. Got a tour through "Just Jane" all on my own (because I was last one there on the day). Been to Airshow at Waddington on Saturday, what a great day (more BBMF Lanc) followed by 57/630 association dinner on Sat. Night chatting to some of those who were there at Petwood Hotel then to Service at EK on Sunday meeting more people.... Been to a lot of the old airfields around here as well... Got to Louth too, and Skeggy and Lincoln and still got 2weeks to go.
Max, any chance of catching Richard friday ?

Having a great time, Neale
Great to hear your making the most of it. Trust when you get home, you'll post many photos ( I can help ) .......... Enjoy your time.
Being that it is summer over there, you may need a jumper dear fellow.
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Hi John,
If I could work it I would post some now but rest assured I am taking lots of them, and some video with those lovely merlin sounds too. You would have loved the 57/630 Sqn dinner, we stayed at the Petwood the week before and had our dinner in the Squadron bar that night.. Mate the weather has been great, out in shorts and t-shirt last couple of days... Much better than Ballarat. Haha :lol:
Cheers, Neale
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K4KittyCrew wrote:

Being that it is summer over there, you may need a jumper dear fellow.
John
Heyyyyy !! cheeky, Neale has picked a good time to holiday here. It's so hot here in Cornwall, the ice on the garden pond is melting ha ha ha :lol: . No, seriously, it is absolutley brilliant weather here at the moment, actually too hot for me
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Hi Alan,
I went to Duxford flying legends on Saturday, what a show !!! But it was a little warm, had to take my jumper off :lol:
Stayed with Max the other night, great time had by all.
Guess you can rib me about the cricket now though.
Cheers, Neale
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Neale - truly sorry to miss you and Brenda on Friday, I'm afraid the day-job got in the way :(

Sounds like you're having a fantastic time, you've picked the best summer weather for ages!

All the best,

Richard

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Hi Richard,
thats the thing about day jobs. Next trip we want to spend sometime in your neck of the woods. My ancestors are from there. So next trip !!!!
Cherrs,
Neale
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Hello again all,
Managed to get to Hendon the other day, wow what a site. Nothing like that in OZ !! Fantastic.
Got to the Bomber Command Memorial in Green Park too, what a wonderful, overdue memorial, at least it was completed.
Now if I can just sneak in a trip to Old Warden before I leave all will be well with the world.

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Neale
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......and then of course there's the little business of your Lancaster flight on VRA in Canada!
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Max,
Ahh well I was just keeping that a little quiet for now but now that you mention it, things are going to get even better :lol: :lol: :lol:
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