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Meet up?

Discussion in 'Diabetes Events' started by Deespee23, Oct 19, 2016.

  1. asparagusp

    asparagusp · Guest

    Yes keep it simple!
     
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  2. Deespee23

    Deespee23 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    The £10 (or whatever) would be to cover the cost of the LCHF buffet as described above.....not many pubs could (or indeed do) provide a spread of T2 suitable food without prior arrangement. But as I said, it's only an idea at the moment.
     
  3. Flashtash2014

    Flashtash2014 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I would be interested if it was in brum type 2 here be nice to meet other people in a similar situation to discuss things
     
  4. Deespee23

    Deespee23 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Flash

    So life does exist in the blasted, post-industrial wasteland of the West Midlands (although I suppose the Lickeys are quite nice...;))

    Are you thinking Town or any of the outliers......and what do you think of the LCHF buffet or do you reckon it would be overkill??? Where do you hail from, Flash?

    Any other glucosally-challenged Brummies out there who would be prepared to emerge from under their LC stones and crawl out of the HF rockpools? I'm even willing to talk to West Bromwichians, Wulfruns and Dudleys!!!!! :angelic: (Oh go on then, Walsallians as well....)

    Joke:
    Q: How can you tell the difference between a Brummie accent and a Dudley accent?
    A: A Dudley will say "Oim guin' ter town now" whilst the Brummie will say "can oi cummanall?"
    PS - For those with "lung" memories, copyright Sir Lenny Henry from the 1970's.

    So - let's have a few names - once I've got an idea of how many's (if any) interested, we can start to plan...let me know what you wanna do about the food - it was only a suggestion. "...and 60 bags of pork scratchings, please landlord...:yuck:"...and, of course, venue.....


    Cheers all
     
    #24 Deespee23, Nov 1, 2016 at 9:57 PM
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  5. Flashtash2014

    Flashtash2014 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Haha I think the idea of the buffet would be a great one but just to meet up and get to know other people in a similar vain would be good too I hope more people come forward we could make it a regular thing?
     
  6. mist

    mist · Guest

    Can I bring my bum bag? :D
     
  7. AndBreathe

    AndBreathe I reversed my Type 2 · Expert
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    For a first go, it might be better to ask the venue landlord if on the day they would be willing to do some lower carb options; perhaps variations on their usual menu (e.g. burgers available without buns, but extra salad, without any fuss, or all day brekkers, or pate with celery, or ploughman's style lunch without pork pie and break), to put a toe in the water? That could attract more people to just turn up on the day, rather than have someone responsible for catering to an unknown group of people's dietary needs, and perhaps that person being left out of pocket when people say they'll go, then can't/don't make it on the day.

    Surely eating in a pub doesn't have to be a big deal?
     
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