Date: Tue, 03 Apr 2007 20:24:43 GMT
From: Paul Halliday <>
Subject: Re: West Yorkshire, UK Meet-up - 1st April

in article, Paul Halliday at wrote on 02/04/2007 17:56: > in article 461010b8$0$21839$, DervMan at > wrote on 01/04/2007 21:05: > >> "Paul Halliday" <> wrote in message >> >>> Where? The Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, just off the M1, south >>> of >>> Wakefield. >>> >>> Why? <> >>> ... And it's a nice country park, family friendly, educational, good local >>> pubs for lunch and perhaps a nice drive in the afternoon taking in a >>> couple >>> of West Yorkshire's famous landmarks: >>> >>> <,+Wakefield,+West >>> +Yorkshire,+WF4+4LG+(Yorkshire+Sculpture+Park)+%4053.612794,-1.573736&daddr= >>> emley+moor+to:castle+hill+huddersfield&sll=53.62288,-1.614125&sspn=0.0506,0. >>> 12291&layer=&ie=UTF8&z=12&om=1> >>> >>> See <> for more details. >>> >>> I think we intend to meet after 10am, stay around until after lunchtime to >>> allow any church go-ers, or stragglers to catch up and the take off for a >>> drive mid afternoon ... Then home :) >> >> >> So! >> >> How did it go? >> >> Any good pictures? > > There's some good post-meet analysis over on the forum board topic: > <> > > My gallery of the day is here: > <> > > There were about twice as many cars as shown in the first picture, once we'd > all arrived. I took that picture quite early on (although not that early) > when I thought we'd all arrived ... And then a whole load more turned up. > > The walk around the Sculpture Park was good fun. Lunch venue was fine and > the ride around in the afternoon was a hoot! Trying to convoy 15 cars > through multiple cross-traffic junction and keep together was a trial. > Leading it, I brought a whole village to standstill, too! We did make it to > the end destination, although in two main groups. > > Much enjoyed - great day! > > We're thinking a day out to Whitby more towards the summer and probably > another mini-meet for a pub lunch and walk around the Cow & Calf rocks at > Ilkley one Sunday soon. I'll post here again with any details as they > emerge. > > If you're wondering WTF is going on in this picture ... > <> > ... This was a "come dressed as your forum board avatar" challenge levelled > > by the chap with the flat cap and pipe against the chap in the crocodile > costume :) I've still no idea why a crocodile has four tits, but ... Hey :o > The fellow in the background playing crown green bowls was not one of us. More here: <> ... They really start on page two. Gotta love the old lady's expression in this one of mine & Andy Murray's lovely black T16S :) < rkshire_meet_up_1st_April_002?full=1> This nice, long line of SAABs is a good picture: < rkshire_meet_up_1st_April_071> Paul 1989 900 Turbo S

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